Natural Health Practitioner
Akosua Silva is the Naturopath at B Enhanced Osteo Clinic.
Growing up in an environment that valued holistic health, ignited a curiosity in traditional medicine, which fuelled her passion to become a Naturopath. She gained a Bachelor of Health Science (Naturopathy) through studying at Endeavour College of Natural Medicine in Melbourne. She also is a practitioner in the Arvigo Techniques of Maya Abdominal Therapy (R) and has a Bachelor in Medical Science (Honours).
Akosua is fascinated by the amazing healing power of nature and it’s use in both allopathic and complementary medicine as well as everyday food. She is passionate about looking at one’s health as an integrated whole with the help of nature to assist on the journey to health.
She is a member of the Australian Natural Therapist Association.
Her pastime is having ‘onse’ (Chilean tea time) with family and enjoys travelling and experiencing different cultures.
(Photo by Oy Photography)
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What is Naturopathy?
Naturopathy is a holistic health approach that looks at the person’s whole health picture, by taking a thorough case history, looking at diet, lifestyle and physical examinations. With the help of herbal and nutritional remedies, coupled with dietary and lifestyle recommendations the body can be supported back to health and wellness.
Also known as the second brain, the gut is found to effect the whole body systems. Supporting digestion, absorption and the gut barrier integrity is a fundamental step to health.
Constant exposure to toxins from our diet, environment and lifestyles can overwhelm the body’s detoxification capacity resulting in an array of symptoms . Supporting the detoxification systems, is one primary focus of holistic health and wellness.
Many women experience reproductive system health issues from period pain, PMS, menopausal symptoms, and a list of others. Using diet, lifestyle, nutritional and herbal support can help address the underlying issues that contribute to female reproductive system health.
Nervous System Health
Sleep, Energy, Mood and Stress are all areas in health that we all have required support at some point in time. Various factors come in to play and the focus of treatment would be individualised to address the underlying issue resulting in the disruption of these areas.
Words of Wisdom
“Let Food be Thy Medicine and Medicine Thy Food.”
Your Health Starts Here
40 Gourlay Rd Hillside, VIC 3037
(Osteo Clinic behind Kings Park Medical Centre)