Here at the Friendlies Chemist we are fortunate to have our very own Naturopath, Sarah!
Sarah has a Bachelor of Naturopathy and a Bachelor of Clinical Science; she has been a practicing Naturopath for 6 years and with The Friendlies Chemist for over 2 years. Sarah’s qualifications ensure that she provides the most effective and specific Natural treatment to her patients. Sarah offers private consults which will include lifestyle advice, dietary suggestions and clinically effective natural medicine supplementation.
Stress is perceived differently by everyone and we all have different ways of being able to cope with stressors. Whether it is stress related to study, the work place, family life, or just day to day activities, it is important to realise the condition and seek help. There are many ways to help cope with stress such as counselling, exercise, connecting with friends and family, taking ‘me time’. There are also many natural options to treat stress which include herbal and nutrient based products, our Naturopath Sarah can discuss and advise on the different options available.
That’s right, it is back to school time! Here at The Friendlies Chemist we have a couple of tools to help the new year run smoothly. Whether its sore feet from new shoes, runny noses, fatigue or head lice, we have you covered.
Start the year off with a bang and make sure you are in the very best health you can be in! So many of us make New Years Resolutions but find it hard to stick to them. Here are our tips for New Year’s Resolutions!
It is hard to know what vitamins to be taking and whether or not you need to be taking something every day. Generally most people have taken a multivitamin at some stage in their life, during their childhood, teenage years, preconception, pregnancy, or over 50. Multivitamins are fantastic if you are in good health as they contain small amounts of vitamins and minerals, you can think of them as a nice top up to an already healthy individual.
Many people feel like they should do a detox but are not sure why they should be doing one, in this blog we will go through the reasons why you may want to do a detox. Detoxing your body is definitely something that should be done from time to time as the body sometimes needs extra help in detoxifying. A detox can be as short as a seven-day course or as long a month, effectively you are trying to cleanse your body and improve your detoxification pathway.
Naturopaths treat the patient holistically, therefore treating the person as a whole rather than just their symptoms. Naturopaths can treat a wide variety of issues and quite often approach them differently to how an orthodox doctor would. Using natural remedies, a Naturopath can treat gut issues, decreased immune function, mental health, fatigue, pain, insomnia and wellbeing.
Here at Friendlies Chemist we have a fully qualified Naturopath in store, Sarah; she is here five days a week. Sarah has two university degrees, which means she can offer you professional, highly relevant, scientific based advice. A Naturopath treats the body as a whole and offers a holistic approach to health. Naturopaths use a range of medicinal options such as, herbal, nutritional, lifestyle, diet advice and homeopathy.
It is hard to know which protein powder to use and sometimes why you may even need a protein powder. There is so much choice with protein whether it is vegan, vegetarian, whey, high carbohydrate, low carbohydrate, post work out or meal replacement, and then you have to decide what flavour! It is easy to get overwhelmed with the amount of choice there is on the market, this blog will take you through who can take protein powder, why you should take protein and what might be the best choice for you.
There is no easy answer to ‘How do I lose weight’, it is different for everyone and it does not happen overnight. Whether you want to tone up, drop a dress size or lose more than that, the principles are similar. First, you have to be ready to make the changes that need to happen otherwise you will not be able to make long term changes that are sustainable. Making a positive change to your eating habits can have significant positive effects on your life.
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