Health and Wellness Articles from IMI
Optimising your health and wellness with Dr Benita Perch – Over Forty Wellness Podcast
Naturopathic doctor Benita Perch discusses how naturopathic medicine can change people’s lives for the better.
The link between your emotions, your body and pain
Your emotions and bodily experiences are intimately connected. Pain expert and osteopath, Maxi shares how you can manage physical pain related to your emotions.
Osteopathic tips to relieve back pain during pregnancy
Back pain during pregnancy is common, but you don't have to suffer. osteopath and pain expert Maxi shares her tips for relieving pain in your third trimester.
What is oxidative stress anyway?
Oxidative stress occurs when there is an imbalance of free radicals and antioxidants in our body. Free radicals are highly reactive, unstable molecules produced by our bodies.
How do I detox?
Naturopathy can support your body's natural capacity for detox. Learn how pollutants and toxins effect you body and how you can achieve even better health.
How Dr. Benita Perch helped Sarah recover from chronic fatigue
If you're struggling with chronic health issues like Sarah, consider consulting with a naturopathic doctor like Dr. Benita Perch to explore natural, effective alternatives to traditional treatments.
Cortisol and exercise – friends or foe? An article featured in Functional Sports Nutrition magazine
From the perspective of cortisol, IMI Nutritional therapist Katia Demekhina eloquently illustrates a balanced view of exercise and of life.
How TCM supports deeper trauma healing and rebalances your nervous and endocrine system
Trauma can affect your physical, emotional and mental state. Traditional Chinese Medicine can rebalance and release energetic blockages, providing healing from trauma.
When trauma leads to infertility, and infertility leads to trauma
Infertility can cause trauma, and trauma can cause infertility too. Could past events be impacting your fertility? And could therapy help you heal emotionally and physically?
Struggling to conceive? How osteopathy can improve fertility.
Safe, gentle and natural, osteopathy has been proven to treat the root causes of infertility, as well as offering support during pregnancy. Read about Jane’s success story.
Heal or harm: the importance of practicing yoga with awareness
IMI osteopath and yogi Jonathan Vallade gives his expert advice for staying safe on the mat. Plus how osteopathy releases restrictions for an enriched yoga practise.
Why Kim Kardashian’s Met Gala crash diet isn’t a safe way to lose weight
IMI Nutritional therapist Katia Demekhina explains why crash dieting won’t help you lose weight and how to achieve weight loss safely without sacrificing your wellbeing.
How osteopathy offers relief to people with fibromyalgia and chronic fatigue
IMI osteopath Maxi Schönteich specialises in treating fibromyalgia and chronic fatigue. Discover how osteopathy helps treat complex pain conditions, offering meaningful relief.
G-NiiB probiotics – world’s first microbiome-based immunity formulas now available at IMI
Chinese University of Hong Kong scientists create G-NiiB formula after research shows good gut bacteria can reduce the severity of COVID-19 and likelihood of long COVID and may enhance immune antibody response to COVID vaccinations. HONG KONG, Feb. 15, 2022...
How to cope at home if you test positive for Covid-19 – SCMP interviews Dr Benita Perch
A Covid-19 sufferer describes the painful symptoms he experienced, and a family physician and a naturopath describe things to take to recover from the virus These range from taking over-the-counter painkillers to getting more vitamin D from sunlight or supplements,...
Five ergonomic tips to improve your posture and protect your physical and mental health
IMI bodywork practitioner explains the link and provides proven tips to posture-proof your work environment for improved mental wellbeing.
A taste of happy. Recipes to soothe sadness.
These recipes contain ingredients which are proven to enhance mental health, offering a bounty of brain-boosting nutrients, which help produce feelgood neurotransmitters like serotonin.
How to pause and focus on deep breathing
When you feel anxious or your mind spirals into thoughts about the future or the past, your body automatically activates your sympathetic nervous system to prepare you to fight or flee. In short bursts and where warranted (if you’re facing...
Is the need to be in control causing you anxiety?
Are you struggling with anxiety caused by the need to control everything around you? IMI Psychotherapist and Clinical Social worker Ilissa Howard help you look at where your need for control comes from, what it means to you, how it's impacting your life, and what small steps can be taken to ultimately make a bigger change and free you up to enjoy and experience more in life.
How to heal your liver with TCM and Osteopathy
Whether metabolic syndrome is “in your genes” or the consequence of dietary and lifestyle habits, IMI’s naturopaths are skilled at supporting you at every stage.