Frequently Asked Questions
Medical Herbalism – evidence and science to support your health.
No one would argue that people are living longer, but many would also agree that the quality of our lives, particularly in our latter years is becoming a major concern. The experts inform us that the lifestyle choices that we make today are likely to have a profound impact on the quality of life in our middle to old age. Using herbal and nutritional medicines can help you resolve your issues in a positive and proactive way.
Here we take an holistic view of the personal health and well-being of our clients. The body and its systems operate in a state of fine balance and we know from experience that many symptoms can be indicative of a seemingly unrelated problem or issue elsewhere in the body.
Why see Geraldine?
  • Naturopathy is based on the belief that the body has the ability to heal itself by stimulating the body’s natural defenses and promoting equilibrium that allows it to function properly and effectively.
  • With over 25 years of experience Geraldine is able to support you though the changes you wish to make to your well-being.
  • At your appointment we will discuss changes that may involve some diet and lifestyle switches and perhaps some natural remedies, such as herbal medicine, vitamin and mineral supplements to support your recovery to well-health.
  • Appointments can be conducted face-to-face or via Skype, which is particularly handy for those who live outside the local area or those with mobility issues
  • You will learn so much at your appointment and will be thrilled at how easily Geraldine can help you to implement the changes into your life, and don’t forget private health rebates for eligible fund holders can help reduce your appointment costs.
Who do we treat? People with the following issues:
  • Lungs, breathing, asthma, bronchitis and emphysemia
  • Geraldine lost her father to emphysemia in 2014 and grew up suffering with asthma, this is a special interest area with Geraldine for obvious reasons
  • Ear, nose & throat issues – tonsillitis, glue ear and grommets
  • Geraldine’s family suffers with deafness from glue ear, so this is another specialist interest area with a huge success rate for resolution of problems
  • Pain, nasty, we hate it!
  • Sports injuries plague Geraldine and she is as intolerant of pain as you are, with a combination of therapy recommendations and herbal & nutritional supplements as well as hypnotherapy, Geraldine has had incredible success treating pain syndromes and hopes to be able to help you
  • Anxiety, low self esteem, body image issues
  • Geraldine has been working with people with anxiety on a regular basis, this is becoming more and more of a focus as society becomes busier and more stressful. Social media issues have resulted in many anxiety related challenges as do family based problems.
Have Geraldine seen anyone like me?
  • Ladies: You don’t have to suffer painful, heavy, irregular periods or mood swings that can accompany menstrual problems. Conditions such as PCOS, endometriosis and fibroids can all benefit from a holistic approach, which can help balance hormones and make a huge difference to your life. Anxiety & IBS are both specialty areas as women’s concerns.
  • Men: High blood pressure, gout, haemorrhoids, low sperm count, IBS and Crohn’s disease are just some of the issues that I have seen.
  • Kids: I can help with runny noses, ear infections, food intolerance, sleeping troubles.
  • Teenagers: Acne, pimples, low self esteem, body image issues, fatigue and health coaching for their future
  • Mothers and babies: Preparation for pregnancy, during pregnancy, and after your baby is born, are all areas Geraldine has had extensive nursing experience with, she can help with colic and other baby issues
Geraldine is only a phone call away to answer all your health and wellbeing related quires. Call now to discuss your needs on 0410 148 503.