Naturopathy in Melbourne is a method of healing that empowers an individual to achieve a high level of health. The cause is treated as well as the whole person.
Prevention is accomplished through education and testing. It is based on the belief that given the right environment, the body has the power to heal itself. Dietary/lifestyle advice, herbs, nutrition and flower remedies may be given.
A typical appointment will involve a series of questions, Iridology, a prescription dietary and lifestyle advice. There are different levels of care- symptomatic care, corrective care and ultimate wellness. Each level of care involves different testing methods and subsequent explanations and programs.
For example testing of urine and saliva for digestive health, hair analysis for heavy metals and mineral levels, Candida testing, parasite testing, antioxidant levels and so on. Comprehensive detox programs are available.
Education is given to help people to grow in their daily lives and stay healthy.Foods and nutrients are an integral part of health.
Michele is a senior lecturer in Food as Medicine at Endeavor college of Natural Health (formally A.C.N.M.) and incorporates this aspect of healing in her treatments.By constructing a diet plan we can rebuild a client’s health after illness and surge and maximize health.
Nutrition plays an important part in preventative medicine. Diet and lifestyle have a huge impact on disease and health. Michele can also bring in her skills as an Aromatherapist, Hypnotherapist, Colonic Hydrotherapist and Allergy Tester where necessary.
The body has three basic metabolic functions. These are building, detoxification and balance or maintenance. The body needs the right fuel for building and energy, avoiding congesting and processed foods to allow detoxification. When we are under stress we may not absorb nutrients and digest well.
Listening to the body drinking more water and emphasizing cleansing fruits and vegetables and particular diets can help maintain the balance. Super foods functional foods, herbs and nutrients may be required for specific cases.Cleansing programs may involve Colonic Hydrotherapy / Irrigation and biochemical testing to achieve a deeper level of wellbeing.