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Posts by Dr Julienne Tatkovic

Endometriosis, natural solutions and its effect on fertility

About endometriosis Women’s voices have started to be heard about the devastating effect endometriosis can have on their lives and bodies. Every woman’s story and experience is different. Some symptoms include excruciating pain and heavy periods.  There may be the inability to function in daily life, painful intercourse and inability to fall pregnant. No-one really knows…

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Fertility – are you playing Russian roulette?

What does a healthy pregnancy actually mean? The outcome of pregnancy is a mother, baby and a family unit. To have a healthy pregnancy we also want to have a healthy mum and healthy baby at the end with a partner that feels included and empowered to love and protect the new family unit. ‘Healthy’…

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Helpful hints for menopausal weight gain

Have you started putting on weight even though your diet and exercise routine hasn’t changed? And no matter what you do, you cannot shift the weight or it comes back with vengeance?  It is a common question I receive in clinic with women when they reach their menopausal years. So here are some helpful hints…

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Natural Healing after Pregnancy and Birth

Time for a change In recent times there has been more awareness of the need for post-natal recovery and support post birth for the new mother. Post birth recovery not only includes recovering from the birthing process, but also the previous nine months of pregnancy of growing and carrying a baby. Unfortunately, there is not…

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Repairing the uterus after C-section

Who is talking about healing C-sections? The rate of C-section in our modern world is extraordinary. C-section is one of the most common surgeries in the world. In Australia 1/3 of all births are a C-section. However there are relatively few people talking about healing after C-section. But why is this important? During a C-section,…

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Treatment of PCOS with Chinese Medicine

Many women are turning to Chinese medicine for the treatment of Polycystic ovaries and Polycystic ovarian syndrome (PCOS). Chinese medicine has a long history of treating gynecological problems and infertility. What is PCOS? PCOS is a condition that affects numerous women and their fertility. It is where the ovaries have 15 or more cysts. Every…

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Have you been told your eggs are no good?

How do you cope with negative fertility messages? Have you visited your GP or gynecologist to find out why you are struggling to conceive? Only to be told your eggs are old, your eggs are no good, you have low ovarian reserve or your endometrium is not thick enough. How did make it you feel?…

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How to help your teenage daughter with her periods

Hormonal daughters and/ or painful periods I often recall the dread I hear in parents voices when they speak of the teenage years, of out of control, hormonal daughters. Puberty need not be fraught with emotional outbursts if our bodies work as they should. If the body is not in balance, there are warning signs…

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