How can naturopathy assist weight loss?
Naturopathy takes a holistic view of your health, which means it does not simply try to treat the symptoms of your condition, but it aims to understand and address its underlying causes.
When assisting you with weight management your naturopath will assess a wide range of factors that may be contributing to your excess weight such as hormonal imbalance, high stress, toxicity, emotional issues, nutritional deficiencies, lifestyle considerations, fluid retention, kidney problems and other such ailments which may be forming brick balls in your steps to achieving fat loss.
Naturopathy emphasises the body’s ability to heal and balance itself, with the right support. With a detailed, personalized assessment, our qualified health professionals can help you understand why you’ve been having trouble shedding those extra kilos. Together we can tailor an individual weight management program that addresses the specific issues that have been preventing you from getting the results you desire. Our primary goal will be to help better the digestive system in order to eliminate issues the large majority of our community suffer such as digestive disturbances, flatulence, irritable bowel syndrome, bloating and reflux.
It’s one thing to be eating the right things and taking supplementation for weight management however is your body actually absorbing the nutrition you’re feeding it?
Who can benefit?
Anyone struggling with weight management may benefit from a carefully designed, individualised, naturopathic approach including children and the elderly.
What tools will be used to help me?
We will utilise a case-history as well as a full blood count to determine the factors influencing your weight. We will also be guided with the assistance of a BIA (Bioimpedence Scale) which will give us a reading of your body’s fat percentage, hydration, how much your bones weigh, roughly how many calories your’re burning, how much of your weight is made up if muscle mass as well as the fat storage around your organs which isof ut-most importance when it comes to preventing ailments such as high blood pressure, type II diabetes, osteroarthiritis, bowel cancers and high cholesterol.