23 days ago

Katrina Browne - Local Naturopath

Katrina Browne from Katrina Browne Naturopath

Hi!! 👋 just thought I’d introduce myself properly for those that haven’t met me yet…

I’m Kat (short for Katrina 😄) and I’m based in St Heliers, Auckland. I have three kids (boy, girl, boy), and a very energetic border collie who likes to take us for about 3 walks a day. More if he … View more
Hi!! 👋 just thought I’d introduce myself properly for those that haven’t met me yet…

I’m Kat (short for Katrina 😄) and I’m based in St Heliers, Auckland. I have three kids (boy, girl, boy), and a very energetic border collie who likes to take us for about 3 walks a day. More if he could!

I'm really passionate about using natural medicine to help people get better….truly better, not just temporarily putting a plaster on the symptoms, but to get to the real cause of why those awful, debilitating symptoms are happening in the first place. 🥲 Naturopaths are health detectives and we love nothing more than solving your health problems 🔎.

It is so rewarding seeing patients become well, feel amazing, and regain their old spark and zest for life again. I love taking the extra time to hold my patients hands through their treatment plans, to make sure they are on track and feel really supported. ❤️

My wish is to make natural medicine more accessible to everyone and that’s why I offer cheaper online consultations as well as in-clinic (face to face consultations). I also offer my local community home visits too. That way, I hope to reach everyone that needs help. 🥰

These are just some of the things that I can help with…

🌿 Fatigue
🌿 Mood & Anxiety
🌿 Skin
🌿 Hormonal problems
🌿 Gut issues
🌿 Sleep difficulties
🌿 Complex cases... and much much more.

That's a little bit about me, wishing you a happy week everyone!! ❤️❤️

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28 days ago

Prioritise your health.

Katrina Browne from Katrina Browne Naturopath

Quite often, when your body gives signals that it’s not well, or out of balance, we ignore it, we put up with it, and try to continue on with our daily lives. I like to call these body signals ‘red flags.’ 🚩

Red flags can be ongoing body pain, severe anxiety, chronic fatigue, frequent … View more
Quite often, when your body gives signals that it’s not well, or out of balance, we ignore it, we put up with it, and try to continue on with our daily lives. I like to call these body signals ‘red flags.’ 🚩

Red flags can be ongoing body pain, severe anxiety, chronic fatigue, frequent migraines, stomach pain, menstrual issues, skin problems. and so much more. Quite often, it’s not until we’re in a really bad state of health that we finally seek help. Sometimes it’s too late.

So why do we do this to ourselves? Well, the theory is that the first step is always the hardest to accomplish because you have zero momentum. You have to pick up out of nowhere and begin, and that’s really hard. Often, you may not even know where to begin so you avoid attending to your health issues altogether. You put up with feeling cranky, anxious, exhausted, or in pain. You’re not feeling good, so you’re not enjoying life. But wouldn’t it be great to feel balanced and full of vitality again. Why wait until you’ve fallen off the edge of the cliff? 🚑

It’s so much easier to get your health back on track when you make the first step as soon as your body signals to you that it needs help.

Take the first step now, and your body will really thank you...❤️

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41 days ago

Holistic Acne Treatments

Katrina Browne from Katrina Browne Naturopath

The majority of us have experienced acne – it’s right there for the world to see, and instantly affects our self-confidence, mental health, and wellbeing.

There are several factors that cause acne making it a complex condition to treat:

1. Hormonal imbalances – certain medical … View more
The majority of us have experienced acne – it’s right there for the world to see, and instantly affects our self-confidence, mental health, and wellbeing.

There are several factors that cause acne making it a complex condition to treat:

1. Hormonal imbalances – certain medical conditions, and life stages such as adolescence and perimenopause can create hormonal imbalances. This can cause excess oestrogen or androgen hormones which get converted into dihydrotestosterone (DHT). DHT causes the body to produce sebum for acne bacteria to feed on. The more DHT, the more sebum, the more bacteria, the more acne.

2. Genetic susceptibility – some people have gene SNPs that reduce their ability to eliminate toxins and used hormones from the body. This can cause a build-up of excess oestrogen or androgens which can get converted to DHT causing acne.

3. Diet – both sugar and dairy are strongly linked with acne. Sugar causes the body to produce the hormone insulin to shunt glucose into cells so we can produce energy. However, consuming too many sugary foods, drinks, or refined foods can cause excess insulin to be produced. Insulin then upregulates the production of DHT causing acne. Dairy contains inflammatory mediators that can make acne worse.

4. Stress – when you are stressed, your body produces cortisol. Cortisol causes your body to release glucose and produce insulin (so you have energy to deal with physical or emotional stress). However, if you are stressed for prolonged periods of time, excess cortisol is produced, which can cause insulin to be converted into DHT causing acne.

There are other factors such as poor gut health, nutrient deficiencies, sleep problems, and environmental factors that can contribute to acne too.

It is important to take an integrated approach and treat all the contributing factors for acne to go away. This can differ for every person. Therefore, an acne treatment plan, tailored especially for your unique situation, can help you enjoy clear skin again. This may include targeted acne supplements or a herbal tonic, topical treatments, dietary, and lifestyle recommendations.

#acne #acnefree #acnetreatment #hormonalhealth #hormonalsupport #cysticacne #preventacnescarring #naturopath

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54 days ago

**Winter Wellness Special - 20% off your first consultation**

Katrina Browne from Katrina Browne Naturopath

Hello Neighbours! My name is Katrina, and I am a Naturopath, Medical Herbalist & Nutritionist based in St Heliers and Parnell. I am passionate about helping children, teenagers, and adults improve their hormonal, skin, digestive and mental health using gentle and holistic treatments. Online and… View moreHello Neighbours! My name is Katrina, and I am a Naturopath, Medical Herbalist & Nutritionist based in St Heliers and Parnell. I am passionate about helping children, teenagers, and adults improve their hormonal, skin, digestive and mental health using gentle and holistic treatments. Online and in-clinic appointments are available. If you are looking to improve your health & wellbeing please get in touch, I would love to help. **Quote 'Neighbourly' for 20% off your first booking.

Email: clinic@katrinabrowne.co.nz.
Phone. 021 613636
www.katrinabrowne.co.nz...

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57 days ago

Natural support for post viral fatigue

Katrina Browne from Katrina Browne Naturopath

Please get in touch if you need holistic advice and treatment to help you recover from post viral fatigue, brain fog or any other debilitating symptoms. Currently offering $40 express consultations to help you feel better faster! Custom made herbal tonics, practitioner only supplements, and … View morePlease get in touch if you need holistic advice and treatment to help you recover from post viral fatigue, brain fog or any other debilitating symptoms. Currently offering $40 express consultations to help you feel better faster! Custom made herbal tonics, practitioner only supplements, and targeted dietary recommendations. Bookings can be made via www.katrinabrowne.co.nz... or email clinic@katrinabrowne.co.nz.

58 days ago

**Winter Wellness Special - 20% off your first consultation**

Katrina Browne from Katrina Browne Naturopath

Hello Neighbours! My name is Katrina, and I am a Naturopath & Nutritionist based in St Heliers and Parnell specialising in digestive, hormonal and mental health for children and adults. If you are looking to improve your health & wellbeing naturally then please get in touch, I would love to… View moreHello Neighbours! My name is Katrina, and I am a Naturopath & Nutritionist based in St Heliers and Parnell specialising in digestive, hormonal and mental health for children and adults. If you are looking to improve your health & wellbeing naturally then please get in touch, I would love to help. **Quote 'Neighbourly' for 20% off your first booking. Book via www.katrinabrowne.co.nz...

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