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"Do you want to lose weight?
Are you sick of feeling tired and miserable all of the time?
Do you want to see a practitioner who cares about your physical and emotional wellbeing?
Then please read on to see why you should choose Northern Naturopathic Healthcare....dedicated to your health and wellness".
Welcome to Northern Naturopathic Healthcare (NNH), the specialists in weight loss management.
We are a dedicated naturopathy
clinic, with several years of experience in highly effective and safe long-term weight loss. Our particular passion in addressing the current obesity crisis has seen hundreds of patients achieve their ultimate weight loss goals with a proven and naturopath-designed system called Ultra Lite, The Professional Weight and Health Management Program.
Paula Scarmozzino, naturopath, weight loss specialist and principal of NNH, can help you achieve your desired weight loss goals through education of correct foods and portion sizes, motivation with weekly one-on-one consultations and personal commitment to helping you improve health and wellness.
Naturopathy at NNH is a safe and proven way to help treat many common health conditions including digestive and bowel complaints, diabetic and pre-diabetic states, metabolic conditions, infertility and fertility problems, skin problems, sinusitis, fatigue and arthritis, just to name a few.
If you are feeling perfectly well, you may want to have a general check up and health assessment. A naturopathic consultation can be a wonderful way to fine tune and optimise your health. Naturopathic treatment is also great for pre-conception care, natural fertility management and to achieve a healthy and happy pregnancy.
We are conveniently located at 40 Spring St, Preston, (in between Regent St and Murray Rd). Paula offers individual naturopathic treatments that utilise the latest research and information, non-invasive tests and natural medicines to help you achieve effective, lasting results.
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Paula Scarmozzino N.D.
Paula graduated with a Bachelor of Science from the University of Melbourne in 2001 majoring in Immunology, Microbiology and Vision. Whilst completing this she commenced her 4-year Bachelor of Health Science in Naturopathy degree at the Australian College of Natural Medicine graduating in 2004. She also attained two Diplomas in Health Science, for Herbal Medicine and Nutrition.
With extensive work experience as a Naturopath and Weight Loss Specialist, Paula has worked in various natural medicine clinics over the past 7 years in Bulleen, Malvern, Williamstown and the CBD. She has also worked in health food stores, including GNC, as well as Terry White Chemists where she led the team in natural medicines and Ultra Lite Weight Loss Management. She later featured in the Ultra Lite News Bulletin under "Movers & Shakers" for exceeding sales expectations in Ultra Lite at Terry White Chemists.
As an iridologist, Paula has also performed various corporate work at places such as City West Water, Kraft and Online Insurance.
Paula has been in private practice in Preston, also for the last 7 years, and feels truly blessed to be in a profession that she not only enjoys and finds rewarding but she feels is most humbling. With her integrity, honesty and passion to help people lose weight and to support the body's own healing processes, she has earnt the respect and loyalty from her clients, colleagues and professionals alike.
Paula is a member of the professional body the Australian Natural Therapists Association (ANTA). ANTA is a professional body who only recognise accredited and qualified practitioners in their designated modality.
As Paula is a member of the Australian Natural Therapists Association (ANTA) rebates are generally available but this depends on the insurance company and type of individual coverage.
Paula specialises in the following areas :
- Ultralite Weight Management & Detoxification
- Women's Health Problems
- Immune Dysfunction
- Children's Health
Our aim is to provide quality complimentary healthcare to the broader community while understanding that each person is unique thus requiring individualised treatment regimes.
It is by virtue that we uphold standards of professionalism at all times, including confidentiality and respect for you, the client.
Our knowledge is constantly updated with scientific research regarding our treatments, all of which ensures our dedication to your health and wellbeing!
Many private health insurance companies will provide rebates for naturopathic consultations if the practitioner is a member of a recognised professional association.
40 Spring St, Preston
Tue: 9AM- 9PM
Wed: 9AM - 9PM
Thurs: 9AM- 11:30AM
By Appointment Only
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At Northern Naturopathic Healthcare we offer the following services:
An initial naturopathic consultation lasts for approximately 1 hour and includes:
- Comprehensive questioning of medical history, body systems review, eating and lifestyle habits.
- Tests to establish zinc level, Indican Urine Test to check for gastric disturbances or any other test pertinent to the case.
- Blood pressure test.
- Treatment protocol including nutritional and dietary plan.
Repeat visits are dependant on individual cases but generally occur after 1 week, then 2 weeks then 4 weeks and so on.
Ultralite Weight Loss, Detoxification & Maintenance
The approach to weight loss commences with a 50min- 1hr consultation whereby a weigh and measure takes place. A mutual goal weight is decided upon based on various parameters including your BMI (Body Mass Index) , then a time-frame to achieve your goal is set. Paula, your senior-trained Ultralite Specialist will then decide upon the most appropriate program for you and provide a thorough explanation on how the program works.
Weekly one-on-one consultations will be scheduled with Paula to track your progress and offer unlimited support and care throughout your weight loss journey.
Ear candling is an ancient clearing method that has been used by the Egyptians, Chinese, Greeks, and Hopi Indians of America. A special hollow candle is used to create a vacuum in the ear. This vacuum draws out old wax, the residues of past infections, and funguses. Ear candling can help to stimulate the immune system and also the peripheral blood circulation. It can also be used to cleanse and harmonise an energy field or aura. It is a non invasive and painless treatment. A typical session consists of one candle per ear with a time frame of one hour including resting time.
Who benefits from ear candling? People with:
- Hearing aids Ė keeps ears clean
- Glue ear
- Sore throats
- Inflammation of tonsils
- Migraines or headaches
- Sinus problems, eg catarrh of the frontal and paranasal sinuses
- Glandular swelling in the region of the ears
- Disturbances in the earís blood circulation
Swedish Massage is a form of relaxation massage and is aimed at relaxing the muscles, increasing circulation, reducing stress, and giving an overall sense of well being to the recipient. Swedish massage also increases oxygen flow in the blood and releases toxins from the muscles.
Iridology is the study of the iris, or the coloured part of the eye. By looking at the iris, changing conditions can be seen in every part and every organ of the body. While iridology cannot detect a specific disease, it is able to tell if there is not enough or too much energy in a specific area of the body. It is a diagnostic tool rather than a treatment tool. The aim is to diagnose a potential illness as soon as possible, before it has a chance to develop into something more serious.
Iridology is usually performed at the end of an initial naturopathic consultation.
Please enquire about gift certificates at Northern Naturopathic Healthcare for Naturopathy, Ear Candling, Swedish Massage and Iridology.
It is a lovely way of providing a gift of health and relaxation to your loved ones.
Please note that we have a cancellation policy whereby at least 24hrs notice is required for cancellation of appointments. Fees for missed appointments will be charged.
Appointments are in demand, especially during our peak times of the day, so if you are unable to make your scheduled time please spare a thought for others wanting this appointment and call the clinic to let us know. Thank you.
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Read what others had to say about Northern Naturopathic Healthcare and Ultra Lite.
"I first came to see Paula just over a year ago. I had suffered from weight issues my whole life which were compounded by reoccurring endometriosis, polycystic ovarian syndrome, fructose intolerance and an impaired glucose tolerance (pre-diabetes). At only 27 years old, I had been on every diet under the sun with no success. I finally decided to see Pa
ula after seeing results in a co-worker in an effort to finally do something about it!
From the first consultation, I felt empowered. Paula was and still is, the most understanding, caring, non-judgemental and helpful person I know, treating me for both weight loss and all other health problems. I wonít say it was easy. Nothing that is worth it ever is. All those people that say weight loss is easy, I envy. But I know that because I have worked so hard, I will work all the harder to never put the weight back on.
One year on, I have lost 27 kilos and am well on my way to achieving my goal of losing 30 kilos. On the whole, I FEEL one hundred per cent better! By eating healthy, exercising and making better choices, my health has improved as I have never known it to. My digestive problems are virtually non-existent anymore and all other health problems have virtually disappeared. Itís been very hard but itís been worth it. Ultralite has allowed me to learn about making better food choices and understanding how to safely lose weight.
Through my journey to better health, I could not have done it without the amazing Paula. She has been there for me from day one, supporting me, encouraging me, educating me and most of all, genuinely caring about me. I owe my weight loss success to her. By helping me to understand WHY I was making the food choices I was and offering me alternative strategies, I have achieved success where I have constantly failed in the past. Paula has worked tirelessly to assist me with all my health problems and continues to encourage me when I have been ready to give up. Through all her work and encouragement, I have not given up and have achieved success and most importantly, regained my confidence! I feel healthier, happier, more energetic and in control. Thank you Paula, you have changed my life."
"Paula, thank you for all the work you have done with my family. In the last six months there has been less need for antibiotics and we have more energy now than ever before. With the knowledge you have shared with me I have greater confidence in caring for my children."
"I couldn't ask for a better practitioner than Paula. When I first joined I was wary of lowered carbohydrate diets, but after my first visit I felt so relaxed in Paula's company with her explanations of the program. I didn't look back. I lost 2.5kgs and 10.5cms in the first week! Paula explained honestly what to expect, everything she told me that I would feel, for example the mild headaches with detoxing and hunger were true. She led me through the processes and was extremely supportive. It took me 12 months to lose 10kgs last year on my own, with Paula's support on the Ultra Lite program it took 5 weeks to lose 8.5kgs and a total of 42cms! I've recommended the Ultra Lite to all my friends; they have seen the results in front of them. I feel great! If you really want to lose weight, you can do it! It's up to you, but you don't have to do it alone, contact Paula at Northern Naturopathic Healthcare."
"After many years of searching for a solution to my ever-expanding waistline, I met Paula. She introduced me to her weight loss program and I couldn't believe that in only 10 weeks I went from a size 16 to a tiny size 8! I lost 15.5 kgs and couldn't be happier. As an added bonus I no longer suffer from IBS symptoms including bloating and stomach cramps. I have since recommeded family and friends see Paula. Thanks so much!"
"I had been to several GPs regarding my inability to fall pregnant. My husband and I had been trying for several months but to no avail so a friend of mine suggested I see Paula. Paula was the first to discover the cause of my apparent infertility. I had PCOS (Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome), later confirmed through an ultrasound, so Paula placed me on the weight loss system. After losing 8.2kg in 5wks on the program my husband and I started "trying" again. I fell pregnant on the first go and am now a proud mother of a 4 week old baby boy!"
"I would recommend Paula to anyone! Her compassionate and genuine desire to help her patients is the reason I keep going back...She provides insight and knowledge and I now have my primary health-care practitioner in her! Thank-you so much Paula."
"Ultra Lite has given me the tools to improve my understanding of food and how it affects my body both inside and out. I lost 20 kgs off the areas where I really wanted to lose fat and I have maintained my starting muscle mass. I recommend Ultra Lite to anyone wanting to learn how to live a healthier life."
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