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The allied health services available at Inner Balance Health Clinics

Naturopathy

Naturopathy

Coeliac Disease- Naturopathy helping symptoms of coeliac disease

The symptoms of Coeliac Disease are varied and are highly individual, some Coeliac sufferers are asymptomatic, meaning they don’t suffer any symptoms where as others may be highly symptomatic. Once diagnosed with Coeliac Disease, following a gluten-free diet and ensuring any deficiencies are treated is important as leaving it untreated can lead to the development of serious long-term diseases.
Symptoms:
  • Stomach pains
  • Bloating and discomfort in the abdominal area
  • Diarrhoea
  • Tiredness
  • Weight Loss
  • Pale complexion
  • Unable to concentrate
  • Mouth ulcers
  • Cracked lips and edges of the mouth
  • Burning sensation in the mouth
  • Recurrent infections
  • Muscle weakness
  • Anxiety
If you are experiencing symptoms that you have felt for a long time and have tried western medicine or other therapies and haven’t had improvements.
If you want to make dietary changes or lifestyle changes because you are aware that you are making unhealthy choices.
If you are feeling overwhelmed by your symptoms and need someone to talk to, let out a lot of issues that you’ve been holding onto for a long time. Do you want to feel free, energised and normal?  Make that leap and make an appointment to see Erin.
This is a condition that Erin has personal experience with.  She was diagnosed in 2010, so she has a thorough and empathetic understanding.  It is a condition that is life-long therefore it is important for you to have support around you and a practitioner that can understand exactly what you are going through as it affects your physical and mental state and can impact on  your relationships.
Erin understands the difficulties and the successes when beginning the gluten-free diet. She has found that it is common for Coeliac sufferers to develop other food intolerances which she can provide a lot of good advice on how to remove these foods and still eat a healthy and delicious diet. The main worry of the newly diagnosed Coeliac patients is “What will I eat?”, Erin is a wealth of knowledge when it comes to eating a varied and tasty gluten-free diet, as she has experimented with many recipes since being diagnosed herself. She believes it is important to start off the gluten-free diet with solid up to date information about avoiding gluten and replacing it with healthy foods. She will assist you to improve your digestion to repair the damage that eating gluten has caused. Erin can provide you with many healthy and tasty recipes, even for those who are time limited.She understands that there are many challenges involved in changing your diet, these include: how to start the gluten-free diet accurately, learning new recipes, label reading, understanding gluten and where it can be hidden, issues with cross-contamination and acceptance by family members, friends and colleagues. She can support you throughout this time and help you turn your diagnosis into a healthy life changing experience. With the right treatment plan, advice and education, living with Coeliac Disease can be a positive time in your life, as Erin has discovered.

 

Paediatric Care

Naturopathy can provide many gentle yet effective therapies to treat children. These therapies may include herbal medicines, nutritional medicine, dietary advice and lifestyle strategies.
Is your child suffering from:
  • Colic
  • Teething troubles
  • Eczema
  • Behavioural disorders
  • Anxiety
  • Depression
  • Food Allergies
  • Colds, Flu’s
  • Gastroenteritis
  • Ear infections
  • Obesity
  • Fussy eating habits
  • Stomach pains, bloating and discomfort
  • Diarrhoea
  • Constipation
  • Vomiting
  • Tired
  • Headaches
  • Feeling unwell
  • Fevers
  • Dry, flaky skin
  • Infections
  • Sore ears
  • Mouth ulcers
  • Disinterested in hobbies or school
  • Behavioural issues:
    • Unhappy
    • Angry
    • Over eating
Erin has found that children often respond quickly to natural medicine making it a great choice to treat many conditions that children face. She gives parents practical information regarding their child’s health and provides a lot of support to the parents so they can treat their child when an illness crops up at a time you can’t get to the clinic. She understands this is very important when treating children as common childhood symptoms can occur at all hours of the day or night. She has experience with finding innovative ways to assist your child to comply with the treatments and where possible she will involve your child in their own treatment plan.