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I announced last week on instagram that we have a new naturopath in our team - Bella! I met her in Hobart last year at a naturopathic conference and knew she would be perfect for our team. She's especially amazing at vaginal health. Have a read below about recurrent thrush, written by Bella.

🌸Recurrent thrush 🌸🫣


Let’s talk about it! If you’re a woman and you’ve ever had a course of antibiotics, it’s likely you’ve experienced thrush. But reality is, there are many causes and it can be debilitating when it becomes recurrent. πŸŒΌβœ¨β€‹β€‹β€‹β€‹β€‹β€‹β€‹β€‹


🌸 Conventional vaginal creams and oral thrush pills relieve symptoms for a short time, however they fail to treat the underlying cause of



🌸 You might also find a

menstrual cycle pattern

to your thrush flare ups, where at certain points in your cycle you keep getting thrush. ​​​​​​​​


🌸 In clinic we can do

vaginal microbiome testing

to see what species of bacteria exactly are out of balance with the high Candida albicans fungal pathogen. I treat it with

herbal anti-fungals either vaginally/orally, probiotic therapy specific to vaginal micro flora, looking at the hormonal patterns and treating, lifestyle interventions such as using natural (!!) washes for both partners, diet changes (cutting back added processed sugars and alcohol), and more.​​​​​​​​


🌸 Want to delve a big deeper and finally treat your recurrent thrush?

You can book with Bella today


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