If you have Australian private health extras cover you might already know about the federal government changes to health insurance. The change means that for naturopathy, western herbalism and another 14 natural therapies (alexander technique, aromatherapy, bowen therapy, Buteyko, feldenkrais, homeopathy, iridology, shiatsu, reflexology, kinesiology, pilates, relexology, rolfing, tai chi and yoga) you will no longer be able to make a claim through HICAPs or directly with your health fund. This change will be made on the 1st April.
Northern beaches health & fertility and the 5 practitioners who practice from the clinic have been working as naturopaths for a collective 40 + years.
As holistic practitioners we're well equipped to support you on all levels of health. By nurturing your mental, physical and emotional needs we will guide you on your quest to reach your 2019 health care objectives!
Turns out January may well be the best time to lose weight… Don’t miss your chance Here’s the science of why.
Fifty-two percent of weight gained throughout the year occurs during the festive holiday period. But if we act now before our body gets accustomed to its new more rotund self we stand a chance of shedding the excess more easily now than if we wait until later.
Losing weight is so darn hard at the best of times. That’s because unbeknownst to many of us our body weight is under unconscious homeostatic control. Just like our blood pressure, core body temperature and the acidity (pH) of our blood – our body weight is working to keep itself stable within tightly controlled parameters. This is known as the body weight set-point