Meet the team - Q&A with Reine DuBois, Integrative Naturopath

Meet the team - Q&A with Reine DuBois, Integrative Naturopath

Reine DuBois, the founder of The Health Lodge, is an integrative naturopath who helps patients with complex health conditions establish true wellness.

She entered into the health industry as an aerobics instructor and quickly understood that we needed more than exercise to be healthy. Reine discovered the science of naturopathy and feel deeply in love with this modality. She was also struggling with her hormones at the time and was keen to address these issues without the use of the oral contraceptive pill. Her studies into naturopathy were put to use immediately and received its benefits first hand healing my Polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS).

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Colon hydrotherapy treating SIBO

Colon hydrotherapy treating SIBO

Experiencing bloating, cramping, burping, gas, indigestion, constipation, diarrhoea and brain fog? You may have SIBO (Small Intestinal Bacterial Overgrowth).

SIBO, occurs when the normal bacteria in your small intestine are not being shifted down into the large bowel, leading to an overgrowth.

Most of our gut bacteria is meant to be in our colon, where they help to break down food, produce vitamins, and eliminate waste. When these normal and healthy bacteria (normally found in the colon) colonise the small intestine, SIBO occurs.

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How Traditional Chinese Medicine can support your mental health

How Traditional Chinese Medicine can support your mental health

It is estimated that one in five Australians – roughly five million people – have suffered from mental health issues over the past year. Mental illnesses are far more than feeling sad or stressed, as they can have debilitating effects on our cognition and emotional balance, but conventional medications often have distressing side effects. These factors have lead to the popularity of holistic therapies such as Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM), but are they effective?

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Understanding mould toxicity

Understanding mould toxicity

As a practitioner I witness many incredibly challenging personal journeys.  Often clients come to me as a last resort because conventional medicine in all its glory can often miss an all too common underlying issue of mould toxicity. 

It isn’t uncommon to hear clients have been told ‘its all in your head’ or ‘just rest and it will pass’.  Unfortunately, these types of comments not only aren’t the case (if only it were that simple), they can be quite damaging to the client’s overall spirit and mental state, leaving them feeling confused, discouraged, doubting themselves, and often more depressed and symptomatic. 

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