Naturopathic Tip 5: Dietary Fat And Its Link With Depression And Anxiety

Ilze GroblerNaturopathy

Do you reach for comfort food high in fat? The fats we choose to eat play an important role in the food-mood connection. This is the fifth post in a series on some of the physiological (non-psychological) causes of depression and/or anxiety and how naturopathic treatment can help.  The fats we choose to eat have a big impact on the function … Read More

Naturopathic Tip 4: Blood Sugar Imbalance And Its Link With Depression and Anxiety

Ilze GroblerNaturopathy

Did you know that sugar could be harmful to your mental health? This is the fourth post in a series on some of the physiological (non-psychological) causes of depression and/or anxiety and how naturopathic treatment can help. Do you often feel tired with foggy thinking and poor concentration, experience sugar or caffeine cravings, suffer from anxiety, depression, mood swings, irritability and … Read More

Naturopathic Tip 3 : Hormonal Imbalance And Its Link With Anxiety & Depression

Ilze GroblerNaturopathy

Our hormones play a vital role in regulating our physical and mental health. Oestrogen dominance affects both women and men and can contribute to anxiety and depression. This is the third post in a series on some of the physiological (non-psychological) causes of depression and/or anxiety and hoe naturopathic treatment can help. The hormonal imbalance I want to talk about … Read More

Naturopathic Tip 2: Thyroid Disease And Its Link With Depression & Anxiety

Ilze GroblerNaturopathy

Did you know that the two most common thyroid disorders mimic mental illness symptoms of anxiety and depression?  This is the second post in a series on some of the physiological (non-psychological) causes of depression and/or anxiety and how naturopathic treatment can help. Do you have depression, fatigue, foggy brain, difficulty concentrating, sensitivity to the cold, dry skin, hair loss, constipation, … Read More

10 Non-Psychological Causes of Anxiety and Depression

Ilze GroblerNaturopathy, Uncategorized

Take charge of your health and well-being with Naturopathic treatment! Over the next 10 weeks Naturopath, Micaela Monteiro-Haig will share invaluable advice to enhance your vitality naturally.  Beyond the psychological, social and emotional aspects, there is usually a biological reason as to why you feel the way you do. Did you know that there are a number of physiological causes of … Read More

Breaching the reality gap with our new Psychologist Shannon Moule

Christina ReynoldsUncategorized

Hi, my name is Shannon Moule and I am a Clinical Psychologist. I am passionate about helping people reach their optimal mental and emotional wellbeing. In addition to my Masters in Clinical Psychology I have completed a number of training workshops in Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT) and Mindfulness, including training under Russ Harris acclaimed author of “The Happiness Trap”. … Read More

More Zest with Naturopathy

Christina ReynoldsUncategorized

We are excited to welcome Naturopath Micaela Monteiro-Haig as a new addition to our team at Zest Infusion. Hi, my name is Micaela Monteiro-Haig. I am a degree-qualified naturopath with training in nutritional medicine, western herbal medicine and homeopathy. In addition to my degree qualifications, I have also undertaken training in mind-body nutrition and eating psychology. I have a special … Read More