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Barr St Naturopathy
Barr Street Naturopathy offers holistic naturopathic, nutritional and western herbal consultations and strives to individualise a treatment plan that suits you and your lifestyle. Located in the Health Complex of Whole Health Discount Drug Store and Health Foods, all your health needs can be found in once place: as a Naturopath I’m pleased to work in the direct vicinity of physiotherapists, colon hydro therapists, doctors and a yoga and dance school; not to mention the well stacked health food shop.
You Have Your Naturopaths Complete Care & Attention
At Barr Street Naturopathy in Earlville, Cairns, you can be sure that your health concerns are actively listened to, that all of you (body, mind and emotions) are addressed and that any research and/or test is done to establish the best fitting treatment plan for YOU only. Every person is different and so should be the approach to their journey to wellbeing.
Health rebates are also available from your private health insurance. Just ask in your consultation about this if required.
The weekly specials are our way of ensuring everyone who wants to see a Naturopath is able to do so, no matter what your budget is.
Why Choose Naturopathy
Naturopathy is a distinct and complete system of health care. Six foundational principles underpin the practice of naturopathy:
- The Healing Power of Nature
- First Do No Harm
- Find and Treat the Cause Wherever Possible – Not Only the Symptoms
- Treat the Whole Person
These six principles are kept in mind when a naturopath takes your case, develops a treatment plan and also offers maintenance for long term good health.
What Happens in a Naturopathy Consultation
The Naturopath sits down with you for a much longer period of time than your GP, for the initial consult you may sit up to 1.5 hours with your Naturopath. This is due to the fact that a Naturopath considers you as a whole person with a body, a mind and a heart. They want to know about your health situation along all those levels and therefore have a lot of questions to ask.
At the end of the session, they may do some general physical, non-invasive health tests with you, e.g. zinc test, blood pressure. If further tests are required, the Naturopath will organize this for the near future.
After the consultation you may be recommended to change certain items in your diet, or add some additional items. There may be recommendations for your lifestyle as well as vitamin and mineral supplements or herbal fluids to take for a certain period of time.
At last, the Naturopath will stipulate in what rhythm a follow up consultation is required and which tests have to be performed (if necessary).