Jackie Lowater

Perth Naturopath

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SUCCESS STORY: “I have IBS and plan my life around toilets”

I would like to share the story of a man (42) who came to see me with IBS (Irritable Bowel Syndrome).  His bowel motions varied from normal, to bouts of...

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REFLECTIONS on TURNING 50

Today is my birthday.  I usually keep quiet about my birthday, but today I turn 50!  Turning 50 has led me to do some reflecting.  And a bit of maths!

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BUSTING STRESS and OVERWHELM

Self-care, a commonly used term, is important for reducing and managing stress.  Most people think of self-care as bubble baths, candles and massages.  I believe self-care falls into 2 categories:

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3 TIPS for ANXIETY

Anxiety is something that affects so many people.  It can include symptoms such as a racing heart, excess sweating, a tight chest, difficulty breathing, nausea, vomiting, diarrhoea, “hamster” thoughts (those...

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A GUIDE to going GLUTEN FREE

Do you worry that if you see a naturopath, they are going to tell you to go gluten-free?  If you see me, it is definitely not something I recommend to...

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Autism and Zinc

AUTISM and Zinc

Did you know that 85% of children with autism are deficient in zinc? 

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TESTING FOR PYRROLE DISORDER: What you need to know

If you want to be accurately tested and treated for pyrrole disorder (also known as mauve factor, pyroluria, kryptopyrole), there are some things you should know before getting tested and...

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Surviving the Festive Season: my top tips!

The festive season, also known as the “silly season” by some, can be a bit of a nightmare to health, stress levels, the budget and general sanity!

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A PERSONAL ACCOUNT: mixing naturopathic & medical treatments

This story is about my Mom.  I write it with her permission.  And if at any stage you lose interest in the story, please skip to the end, and read...

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My journey with gluten, and being non-coeliac gluten intolerant

Today I would like to share with you part of my health journey.  I have always tended to have digestive issues.  As a child I tended to constipation for no...

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