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Unlocking your fertility potential

You’ve decided you’re ready for a baby. Congratulations! We know how exciting this time can be. Yet we also know that attempting to make an entirely new human can be emotional, tough and frustrating. While you can't always control the fertility process, there are many things you can do to increase your chances of conceiving, [...]

Restoring your energy this Winter

Here we are in the thick of Winter. This time of year is what we call in Chinese medicine the “Yin” time of year.   What is yin? The qualities of yin energy are soft, slow, flow, create, inwards, reflective, cool, feminine, reserve, conserve, rest, digest.   Winter is the perfect time to embrace this [...]

Sugar sugar sugar

Most of us don’t really consciously think about Diabetes. However the way that the Western diet has developed following the rise of agriculture really has many of us moving steadily in that direction.   Diabetes is the fastest growing chronic health condition in Australia. Almost 5% of all Australians already have Diabetes, and that number [...]

How the Moon Affects Our Menstrual Cycles

A lot of us know about the moon phases. We can see when the moon is new, when it is full, and the fluctuations inbetween the two. We have watched this infinite dance the moon performs for us each and every month, for years. However many of us are unaware that this moon cycle that [...]

Self-Sabotage – Why do we do it and how can we move beyond it?

This is one of the most common blocks women come to us with…and we’ve totally been there but just like our clients, we’ve now got the tools necessary to move beyond the pattern…  You see it all starts with bringing awareness to the “why” because until we get clear on why it is we do what we [...]

Tips to optimise Winter through Chinese Medicine

The Artic Chill has well and truely settled in and is here to stay, which seems crazy as it felt like yesterday we were bathed in sunshine and running around in t-shirts. Just like how the seasons change we need to adapt our routine and lifestyle to that of our environment. Moving from the hot, [...]

The Importance of Yin

In a world that celebrates all things Yang, how can we learn to love the Importance of being Yin? I was once (in what feels like another life time ago) living a life completely embodied within my Yang qualities. I worked in a very fast paced, high pressure environment; I trained for hours on end every [...]

Can Candida impact your fertility?

Candida, aka thrush, is not just an uncomfortable itch women sometimes get. Even without the telltale cottage-cheese like discharge, you may have an overgrowth of the Candida yeast (and that’s whether you are female or male!), and it may be having a significant impact on your health and fertility.   Candida Albicans and other forms [...]

The Impact of Insulin on our Hormones and Fertility

Did you realise that every time you eat, it sends a message to your hormones? Women’s Hormones work as an intricate system, using a continuous feedback loop. When one hormone is out of balance, the others will adjust and thus fall out of balance as well. When we think of Women’s Health, we immediately associate estrogen, [...]

ANGEA STAFF PROFILE: Viv Klaver

Viv Klaver - Nutritionist.  B (Psych), BSc (Nut Med) Viv has always been a science nerd, and although she initially started in the corporate world after studying a Bachelor of Psychology and Business, she very quickly realized she didn’t want a desk job. She loves all things food and health, so she went back to [...]