The thyroid is a small, butterfly-shaped gland that sits at the front of our throats. It contributes to a wide range of physical and mental processes, including weight control, mood, cognition, and menstruation. The Australian Thyroid Foundation lists the causes of thyroid disorders as iodine deficiency, infections, genetics, autoimmune disease, nodules, and tumors. However, from a holistic perspective, adrenal stress may be another contributor to poor thyroid function.Read More
If you are a “Splendour In The Grass” die-hard you’ll know that the annual pilgrimage to this iconic music festival in the hills of Byron can also come with more than a post-Splendour hangover.Read More
This general practice is AGPAL accredited – what does this mean?
Being accredited means that our general practice is committed to a comprehensive program which involves:
• Engaging our whole practice team to review our practice’s systems and processes
• Opening our practice doors to allow a team of independent surveyors to assess how our practice operates
• Assessment of our practice, and achievement of the nationally recognised Royal Australian College of General
The 21st-28th of May is Exercise Right Week, and here at The Health Lodge we are celebrating by sharing with you some of the many benefits of exercise, and some great ways to get started if you do not already participate in regular physical activity.Read More