Advice

Q. How can I treat irregular periods?

Comprising Western herbal medicine, nutritional medicine, homeopathy, and sometimes massage, naturopathy offers the most holistic treatment available, writes Kat Blyth.

There's lots of information about high blood pressure, but mine is low - what do you suggest?

A staggering 76 percent of Australians suffer from sleep deprivation, especially of the critical non-REM or deep sleep phase which facilitates cell renewal and repair.

Q. My mum has diabetes and she suffers terribly with nerve pain. What can help?

If you're troubled with the painful, red, itchy patches of psoriasis, natural remedies can come to the rescue.

Q. I have been diagnosed with hypertension - what should I eat?

Make sure you stay regular with natural, effective and inexpensive natural remedies.

Would you like to become a remedial masseur or a myotherapist? Ann Johnston finds out what's involved.

This gentle, non-invasive form of manual medicine focuses on total body health by treating and strengthening the musculoskeletal framework, writes Rosemary Ann Ogilvie.

Keep the dreaded lurgy at arm's length with these immune-boosting (and tasty!) teas from herbalist Toni Green.

What is the difference between a dietitian and a nutritionist? Kat Blyth asks the experts for answers.

Q. I get killer cravings - what can I do?

Although seasonal affective disorder (SAD) is most prevalent in the northern hemisphere, a minimum of one in every 300 Australians also experience it.

Would you like to retrain as a naturopath or an aromatherapist? Or perhaps reflexology appeals? Rosemary Ann Ogilvie gets the scoop on what you need to know before choosing your course.