Medical Herbalist and Naturopath BSc BHerb.Med. BNat MURHP NHAA
Helen Gardiner is a highly qualified Naturopath and Western Medical Herbalist with extensive clinical training and experience in Australia. Her early career dates from 1980 as an educator in a Women's Health Clinic and since has completed four year degrees in each of naturopathy and herbal medicine, a degree in plant science, and qualifications in remedial massage and holistic counselling.
Helen's multi disciplinary approach includes the use of orthodox medical tests, naturopathic and differential diagnosis to provide an holistic treatment plan which may include personal prescriptions for herbs, nutritional supplements, dietary and lifestyle changes and massage.
Helen provides treatment for digestive and metabolic health, reproductive health, the immune system, the nervous and endocrine systems, the respiratory system, cardiovascular health, muscular and skeletal conditions.
Digestive Health: reflux, indigestion, irritable bowel syndrome, inflammatory bowel disease, ulcerative colitis, Crohn's disease, coeliac disease, intestinal permeability, hepatitis, cholecystitis
Metabolism: metabolic syndrome, diabetes, weight loss, hypothyroidism
Immune System: chronic infections, bronchitis, hayfever, asthma, eczema, psoriasis, urinary tract infections, candida, viral conditions and auto-immune conditions
Hormonal Balance: : Menopause - a natural alternative to HRT, menstrual irregularities, PCOS, PMS, infertility - men and women
Endocrine System: hypothyroidism, hyperthyroidism, adrenal exhaustion, prostatitis
Nervous System: stress management, insomnia, performance, fatigue, headache
Respiratory System: influenza, cough, bronchitis, sore throat, sinusitis, asthma
Cardiovascular Health: management of cholesterol, blood pressure, atherosclerosis, hypertension
Musculo-skeletal: Osteo-arthritis, rheumatoid arthritis, fibromyalgia, pain and inflammation