What is the Difference Between ‘Practitioner Only’ & ‘Over-the-Counter’ Supplements?

A common question we get asked at Vive is what the differences between ‘Over-the-Counter’ (OTC)  and ‘Practitioner Only’ (PO) products are. There are some important differences with regards to quality & efficacy between them that are important to discuss. As practitioners, we … Continue reading

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Premenstrual Syndrome | A Naturopathic Approach to Relieving Symptoms

Premenstrual Syndrome (PMS) is one of the most common menstrual-related concerns experienced by women. So common in fact that it’s seen as just a part of “being a woman”, a normal monthly experience we all just need to accept & … Continue reading

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Free Acute Care Consultations Now Available

At Vive Health we care deeply about the health of our community. We want to be there to support you through any health challenge you face no matter how big or small. We are so thrilled to now offer Complimentary … Continue reading

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How To Support Your Body Post Festive Season

Megan Crockart | Balancing Nutrition I’ve had clients uncertain as to whether they should do a detox or not, especially around this time of year.  Some clients want to lose some weight and don’t know where to start first.  In … Continue reading

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Heat in Pregnancy | How To Find Your Ankles Again This Summer

Merakai Therapies As we come into the hottest months of the year, we find so many of our pregnant mums lose their ankles. Let’s talk all things ankles or cankles!! This is the fluid between cells and surrounding tissue.  You … Continue reading

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Caesarean Scar Work with Merakai Therapies

Merakai Therapies Whether you have a planned caesarean or an emergency caesarean it may be a daunting experience to prepare for, and recover from. Bringing your baby into our world safely is always the highest priority for you and your … Continue reading

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Digestive Disturbances Troubling You?

It is rare these days that I come across people who are not experiencing some sort of digestive disturbance such as bloating, flatulence, burping, constipation, diarrhoea, IBS etc on a regular, if not daily basis. It is great to get … Continue reading

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How To Relieve Period Pain Naturally

Mindy Duncan (Clinical Naturopath) Period pain, or Dysmenorrhoea, is one of the most common menstrual-related concerns experienced by women. As a result of the prevalence of this symptom, it in many ways is disregarded & not treated until the pain … Continue reading

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The Power of Our Beliefs by Katina Gleeson

by Katina Gleeson (Focus Hypnotherapy) Without exception everyone I have worked with is smart.  They know that the habit they have come to see me about, for instance smoking, overeating, drinking excessively, feeling anxious, fear of public speaking to name … Continue reading

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Food Intolerances & Food Allergy | What is the Difference?

I have been working with food intolerances and food allergies for close to 10 years, even longer if you count working with my own. I get asked a lot of questions on this topic so I will go through the … Continue reading

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How To Prevent Dry Winter Skin

Zoe Satara | Clinical Nutritionist Our skin reflects our internal health. From what goes into the body to how the body processes it. In holistic medicine, dietary changes provide key nutrients beneficial for skin & tissue health, promoting clearer complexion, … Continue reading

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What is Intermittent Fasting?

by Megan Crockart | Balancing Nutrition The term Intermittent Fasting (IF) has been around since 2012, although fasting of various types has been around since at least 5th century BC or longer and is regularly performed by many religions. The … Continue reading

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Top 3 Benefits of Charting Your Menstrual Cycle

by Clinical Naturopath Mindy Duncan Nourish Naturopathy Ladies, do you chart your menstrual cycle? You’re probably really aware of menstrual charting but you’re not planning to conceive at the moment so don’t need to right? Well, what if I told … Continue reading

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Clinic Update from the team at Merakai Therapies

A messsage from the team at Merakai Therapies…. Thank you so very much for your support during this time, we really appreciate your very kind words and support over the last few weeks. As you know, QLD health has announced … Continue reading

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Food Diary of a Nutritionist with Megan Crockart

by Megan Crockart (Clinical Nutritionist) Over the years since becoming a Clinical Nutritionist, many people have been intrigued to know what I eat.  I listen to my body and it may have taken a few years to work out exactly … Continue reading

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Staying Calm Among The Chaos | A Guide to Cultivating Calm Throughout Your Day

by Zoe Satara (Clinical Nutritionist & Yoga Instructor) With a lot of change and uncertainty in the world and life lately, I’ve found it super important to incorporate a morning ritual that I can count on every day. To cultivate … Continue reading

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Kinesiology and Reiki Distant/Remote Sessions – An update from Jo Smith

Our world has changed from what we are used to, and with this in mind the key is to remain safe, well and positive. I feel so very blessed that I have the ability to be able to provide Kinesiology … Continue reading

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Linda Brown | Message To Clients

Hello all, In light of recent COVID-19 government health recommendations all consultations will be online via Zoom till further notice (then they will go back to normal in the clinic). For your booking, I’ll send you a Zoom link, which … Continue reading

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Pregnant during a Pandemic

Pregnancy journey can certainly feel like a roller coaster of emotions and physical changes at the best of times.  With a pandemic, it can be even more of a roller coaster. A quick google search will show you a plethora … Continue reading

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Keeping You & Your Family Well Through-out this COVID-19 Crisis

We hope you & your loved ones are all staying safe & well during this time. In today’s blog post we are running through some simple ideas you can incorporate into your daily life in order to support your physical, … Continue reading

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