Health Issues


Cath McCarthy, Naturopath & Herbalist from Hamilton Natural Therapies Centre, delivers experienced natural medicine solutions to the people of Newcastle and the Hunter Region for a broad spectrum of health issues.


Naturopathic treatments are available for:


Weight loss: Managing weight is the key to overall health, to improving fertility and to avoiding diabetes and heart disease.

Detox programs: Gut repair to ensure gastrointestinal health, and a spring clean of elimination organs – kidney, liver and skin – to bring glowing health.

Digestive dysfunction: Constipation, diarrhoea, irritable bowel syndrome, coeliac and Crohn’s disease, ulcerative colitis, flatulence, dyspepsia, heartburn, reflux and indigestion.

Hormonal problems: Irregular periods, short and long cycles, heavy painful periods, PMT, endometriosis, polycystic ovarian syndrome, fibroids.

Fertility: Treating infertility, and supporting through preconception, pregnancy, and post natal care.

Menopause: Smoothing the transition to avoid hot flushes, night sweats, dryness.

Stress, anxiety and depression: Panic attacks, palpitations, insomnia, fatigue, poor concentration, changes in appetite and weight, loss of  libido.

Poor Immunity: Recurrent viral and bacterial infections, colds, flus, fevers, glandular fever, eczema, asthma, allergies, auto-immune conditions, eg. rheumatoid arthritis, lupus.

Chronic fatigue: Epstein-Barre virus, adrenal exhaustion, lack of stamina, low vitality, low libido.

Respiratory problems: Sinusitis, hayfever, asthma, bronchitis, pneumonia.

Children’s health: Recurrent colds and flus, ear infections, asthma, allergies, eczema, learning and behaviour problems, ADHD, autism, weight management.

Women’s health: Through all stages of life – from puberty to post-menopause.

Men’s health: Through all stages of life – from puberty to older age.

Cardiovascular Disease: Supportive treatment to reduce hypertension, high cholesterol, and inflammation.

Healthy Ageing: Strategies to optimise vitality as we live longer.