Iodine– What Does This Trace Mineral Do?

Iodine is a trace mineral that is often only associated with whether your salt is iodised or not or is in the first aid kit as an antiseptic for minor cuts.  But it is so much more than that… Iodine … Continue reading

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Hypnosis for Fear of Needles

Currently I have been working with many people who have an intense fear of needles.  Hypnosis can support people to experience relief from that fear. Hypnosis is a communication with the unconscious mind.  Let’s make a distinction between the conscious … Continue reading

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Vive Health – Naturopath – Georgie Jurss

My name is Georgie Jurss and I am a Naturopath providing natural health care in Brisbane, Australia. I offer space and time that is truly for you. I believe storytelling is a key aspect of healing, that is why I … Continue reading

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The Metabolic Dilemma of Antipsychotic Medications – Adjunctive Herbal Therapies

Metabolic adverse effects are a significant concern for people being treated with antipsychotic medications. Weight gain, cholesterol abnormalities, high blood pressure, blood sugar metabolism alterations and cardiovascular abnormalities are implicated in research. These metabolic disturbances along with other factors can … Continue reading

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Vive Health – Clinical Nutritionist – Zoe Satara

Zoe Satara of Papillon Nutrition is a warm, supportive & positive nutritionist, who practices what she preaches. Zoe started her career in Natural medicine after being passionate about healthy living and enjoying delicious and nutritious food. Zoe grew up in … Continue reading

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Vitamin A – One of the Least Known Vitamins

Vitamin A appears to be one of the least known vitamins.  Everyone knows of it, but not what it does and how important it is.  Many people think that beta-carotene is “vitamin A”.  It’s not technically vitamin A but is … Continue reading

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How our response to threat can help us understand how we might be feeling in the pandemic

I have previously written about our body’s automatic responses to threat. I am re-sharing that article below and will add some more information specific to our current experiences. People I work with are often very confused about themselves and why … Continue reading

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Children and Herbal Treatments

  As many of you know, at VIVE we love making herbal formulas to support the health of our customers. Matt, Mindy, Georgie, Linda and Marilyn are Herbalists that have years of experience with the strength and ability of herbs … Continue reading

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Combining Vitamins, Minerals and Medications – Can They All Be Taken At The Same Time?

There are vitamins and minerals that don’t go well together as they like to compete for absorption.  Some of these will also try to compete with medications. Some foods can also impair our absorption of these nutrients. Therefore, it is … Continue reading

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Nutritional Support For Vaccination

This article offers nutritional suggestions that can support the immune system through vaccination. Research done from Ohio state university concludes that the success of a vaccine not only depends on the efficacy of the vaccine but also on the profile … Continue reading

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KFibre | A Clinical Review

At Vive we are quickly becoming impressed by the results achieved with Kfibre. In this blog we will discuss how this Australian grown and made source of dietary fiber is producing such incredible results with a number of common health … Continue reading

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Salicylates– What are they all about?

Salicylate intolerance has been known for around 100 years, but this is still something that is not commonly thought of in the first instance for many conditions. Salicylates are a group of chemicals derived from salicylic acid which can occur … Continue reading

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How We Change During Hypnosis by Katina Gleeson

Hypnosis, Change & Cars I want to clarify two things.  I don’t believe cars can be hypnotised and nor do I believe that cars can hypnotise.  Though a common trance phenomenon is highway hypnosis, that experience of a driver realizing … Continue reading

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Digestive Enzymes….Why Do We Need Them?

What are digestive enzymes? As part of our digestive process our stomach cells and pancreatic cells produce enzymes which break down food particles. There are certain digestive enzymes specific to different food groups ie there are different enzymes to specifically … Continue reading

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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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