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Anxiety, Depression and Mental Health

depressionMany of you will be aware that I (Erin) have a particular interest in the treatment of anxiety disorders and mental health issues.

Many physical issues are exacerbated and sometimes even caused by anxiety; yet the opposite can also be the case and having chronic physical health impairment can create stress, anxiety and even depression.

A wholistic approach to diagnosing and treating the root cause as well as the symptoms of poor mental health especially when combined with physical symptoms is essential. 

Herbal and nutritional medicines are a well-researched and effective way to manage of such conditions.

Hypericum or St Johns Wort is the most well known of all herbs in the treatment of depression and nervous system disorders, but there are many other herbal medicines that not only improve the action of Hypericum, but deal with symptoms of anxiety, assist relaxation and act as adaptogens, ie helping the system to adapt to and cope better with, stress.

Managing any physical symptoms at the same time can also be achieved with herbs, supplements and good diet and of course-exercise!

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Bioceuticals Direct Ordering

 Bioceuticals order

If you are a patient of the Hobart Naturopath, you can purchase your Bioceutical products directly from the Bioceuticals website.

Step1: Go to the Bioceuticals homepage
•    Simply click this link to the Bioceuticals homepage

Step 2: Setup an account
•    Your will now see the Bioceuticals homepage
•    Go to login in the upper right corner
•    You will need to set up an account as a “patient” and use the codeword southhobart

Step 3: Select your products.


Coriolus PSP

trametes versicolor turkey tailCoriolus PSP is a special extract of the spores from the fungus Turkey tail. It’s botanical name is Trametes Versicolor (also known as Coriolus versicolor, or Kawaratake in Japanes, or Yun-Zhi in Chinese). The medicinal plant part is the fruiting body.

The active compounds are known as polysaccharide peptide (PSP) and polysaccharide krestin (PSK).

PSP and PSK have been investigated as adjuvant medicines during chemotherapy and radiation. Studies have found that these immune enhancing polysaccharides enhance quality of life of cancer patients.

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