Megan also acts as a food coach for those with food addictions resulting in hormonal imbalances such as insulin and leptin resistance.The Nutritionists at The Natural Apothecary use elimination diets or functional pathology to determine food sensitivities that may be driving inflammation. Clients often also have imbalances in dietary intake and poor food choices. We totally believes in ‘food including herbs as medicine’ as well as nutritional and gentle detoxification programs to help regain your ‘Innate Vitality’
More specifically, we provide tailor-designed nutritional programmes to support individuals with food sensitivities.These include the more common programmes such as:
Gluten Free-Grain Free Diet
Gluten free -Caseine Free Diet
SIBO Phase 1 Low Starch Diet,
Phase 11 SIBO dietary planVegetarian Diet
Failsafe low salicylate
We are also able to add the following sensitivities to these diets:
Megan combines the evidenced based knowledge of medical research with the empirical and evidenced based research of holistic naturopathy.
For more than two decades,Megan has managed her own food sensitivities as well as Hashimotos autoimmune thyroid condition with no need for drugs. She has more recently had to manage a severe disc herniation resulting in the understanding of pain management again with minimal drug use and losing substantial weight through adopting an anti-inflammatory diet.
"I consider it my responsibilty to keep abreast with the latest research in the main areas of my interest, namely autoimmune disease female and male hormonal health and cancer support ".
"In doing so I regularly attend seminars and webinars as well as keep in touch with leading specialists. I also make it my practice to consult with leading specialists for second opinions when required."
Megan has an integrated approach that looks at not only the physical symptoms, but also biochemical, emotional and energetic imbalances so that a path of ‘true healing’ can be implemented to bring you back to your true vitality.
Megan was a Registered Nurse from 1983 - 2003. She is also qualified and practicing as a Herbalist, Nutritionist and Iridologist at The Natural Apothecary and Gnostic Wellness Centre In Chambers Place, Woy Woy.
Your initial naturopathic consultation will range from 45 minutes to 1 hour and will include full case history discussing all your systems, urinary pH test, blood pressure, tongue and nail diagnosis and discussion of treatment options.
Taking a Full Case History
will involve discussing all the symptoms you are experiencing as well as going over the main areas affecting your health, such as diet, digestion, elimination, hormonal status, sleep, nervous system, medical history and family history.
Tongue and Nail diagnosis
will help determine mineral status and digestive function.
Your treatment options
will vary depending on the nature of your illness and how long you have been unwell. Factors such as lifestyle and financial status will be taken into account when formulating a treatment plan to suit you.
Follow up consultations may require you to undergo further health screening with functional pathology and medicare rebatable testing.We take into consideration financial restraints.
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Please print out, fill out and bring this Questionnaire with you to your first consultation. Alternatively, you email a filled in, scanned copy directly to me here.
Schedule of Fees
ATMS (24292) Please consult your individual fund.
- Initial Consultation: $110
(Includes pH testing, Zinc testing and tongue and nail analysis)
- Follow-up up consultation: $65
- Haemaview with emailed report:$120
(Must be conducted during a second or follow-up consultation.)
- Clot Retraction Test: $140.
- Hair Mineral analysis: $140
For more information about the best services for your needs or to organise an appointment - just give us a call!