Mental health

Can Natural Medicine help reduce symptoms of mental illness

Can Natural Medicine help reduce symptoms of mental illness? Working within Naturopathy and having an interest in supporting mental health, I am often asked if I can help reduce symptoms of mental illness. The short answer is yes, the long answer is: it depends.  This blog will outline some of the tools that Naturopaths use …

Could you have Pyrroluria disorder_

Pyrrole disorder could be affecting your mental health  Many of my clients that have been diagnosed with anxiety, depression or mental health problems. The road to recovery is never easy and can involve many different treatment options. Typically the first line treatment for these conditions is medication and/or therapy. While both these methods have shown …

Methylation and its affect on mental health and autism

Methylation and its affect on mental health and autism In the previous weeks we have investigated various nutritional pathways and their affect on mental health. On example being Pyrroles, an easily testable and treatable disorder. This week we will look at another phenomenon which is occurring in your body as we speak: methylation. Methylation has …

Mental health: My top five herbs for depression

Brown’s Wellbeing Centre’s top five herbs for treating Depression Being married to a someone finishing their studies in psychology and having a father who is also a therapist, I have naturally taken an interest in mental illness, or as I prefer to call it: mental wellbeing. One of the most common problems in mental wellbeing …

NAC powder

NAC powder Though N-Acetyl-Cysteine (NAC) powder is a relevantly unheard of supplement, its popularity is growing in Naturopathic and Integrative cycles. Belonging to a group of medicines called contingent nutrient factors, NAC has a number of uses in my practice, including autism, Bi-polar and depression and chronic bronchitis. This blog will look into this uses …


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