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Fin Mackenzie

Are you ready to take control of your family’s health?

Do you feel like you are struggling to function each day? Are your children are constantly sick? Maybe your or your partner are irritable, tired and moody all the time? I am an experienced, qualified and registered Naturopath, Herbalist & Nutritionist with over 12 years of clinic experience. I am also a mother of two and a small business owner who totally understands the pressures modern families are under and that they need access to excellent natural preventative health care. You can make an appointment online for you or your children easily on our online booking tab or give us a call any day. In addition we now offer a walk in Herbal Medicine service so if you would just like a custom blend for an acute illness or something more chronic please come and visit us! We look forward to helping you and your family achieve your health goals and return to wellness.

Fin Mackenzie
Naturopath & Founder
of Green Door Health

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Welcome, I am Fin Mackenzie

I have opened this clinic on Sydney’s Northern Beaches because I believe Natural Therapies is the only way to combat the huge burden that preventable disease is placing on our Medicare System. And because I feel modern medicine does not have all the answers, we can work in a Complementary way alongside Orthodox Medicine. People need help, support and guidance to reach their best potential.

Mums are the ones who take care of everyone but who look’s after them? They are also the ones who take responsibility for their children’s health, give medicines and organize after school activities. Many mums work and juggle housework with childcare. They are the main users of natural therapists in Australia. Too many children are treated poorly by doctors, stuffed with antibiotics and given drugs for behavioural problems. We want to educate mums about the benefits of changing the diet and adding minerals and supplementation and the huge improvements you can see when you do that.

Autism, ADHD and learning difficulties are on the rise. 1 in 59 children are now diagnosed with Autism. 1 in 9 Australians have asthma – around 2.5 million. Food allergy occurs in around 1 in 20 children and in about 2 in 100 adults (https://www.allergy.org.au/patients/food-allergy/food-allergy). Eczema (also known as atopic dermatitis) is most common in infants where it occurs in around 1 in 5 children under 2 years of age. Modern medicine is not able to cope with the massive increase in these type of chronic conditions or allergic diseases – it’s an epidemic! This is where natural medicine is very effective. We may be able to help!

Our approach is not to suppress symptoms but to work with the bodies natural healing response and we do that with evidence based supplements and often short term dietary changes.

Many mums need support and advice to enable them to stick to a course of natural treatment, and education to enable them to succeed at their chosen course of action.

Let’s not forget Dads in the equation for they will often be carrying the weight of the world on their shoulders…they may be working full time and missing out on their children growing up, or are taking the responsibility for providing financial support. Or maybe they are providing the main caring role as their other half has gone to work full time. Modern family dynamics have changed so much and therefore men’s roles have too. Often they are not prepared and not equipped to deal with those changes. Families may have been split through divorce, grief or addictions. Dads may be suffering myriad health issues from diabetes, adrenal exhaustion, hay fever, high cholesterol to high blood pressure.

If this sounds like you and you would like to make some positive changes in your family’s lifestyle today then give us a ring today!

We have a 24 hour answering service and will get back to you ASAP.

I look forward to meeting you and helping you on your journey towards better health!

NEW REVIEW INTO NATUROPATHY EXCLUSION FROM HEALTH FUNDS!

Great news!

A new review into the 16 Natural Therapies that were excluded from the Private Health Insurance rebates in April 2019 is being undertaken. In July the Terms of Reference (ToR) for the Review opened, calling for the Industry to submit evidence on the clinical effectiveness of any of the 16 Natural Therapies.

The Review will be conducted in two tranches:
• Tranche one: Naturopathy, Western Herbalism, Yoga, Tai Chi, Pilates and Shiatsu;
and
• Tranche two: Alexander Technique, Aromatherapy, Bowen Therapy, Buteyko,
Feldenkrais, Homeopathy, Iridology, Kinesiology, Reflexology and Rolfing.

ATMS (My Association – Australian Traditional Medicine Association) recommends that the Review focus on high-quality evidence, such as Randomised Control Trials (RCTs) and N-of-1 Trials, as well as Systematic Reviews. Further, this should not be limited to simply looking at the practice of the modality (which is what they did before) but rather look at the evidence that exists to support the use of Natural Therapies, in terms of vitamins, supplements and
herbs (which they did not do before! Go figure?!)

 Charles Wurf, CEO of ATMS, said;

“It is particularly pleasing that the Review panel will
incorporate industry experts in research and clinical practice, and that the Review will cover
all 16 of the natural therapies in two stages.”

Natural Therapies are an important part of health care for many Australians, with 68.9%
using some form of complementary medicine every year. In Australia, there are over 28,000
small businesses in this sector, employing some 35,000 people and generating revenue of
$4.7 billion annually.
Medical research databases, such as PubMed and EBSCO, hold over 2,000 RCTs on herbs
and over 10,000 RCTs on vitamins and minerals ALREADY!
ATMS is the leading professional Natural Therapies association in Australia, representing
over 10,000 practitioners across more than 20 modalities.
The full announcement is available here: https://consultations.health.gov.au/medical-benefits-division/natural-therapies-review-2019-20-membership-and-te/

THANK YOU FOR ALL YOUR SUPPORT SO FAR

PLEASE KEEP SUPPORTING US!

thank you from Green Door Health

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“We were struggling with our daughter’s eczema for months before a friend recommended Fin. She took the time to ask all the right questions and prescribed some natural supplements. Within 48 hours, our daughter’s skin had cleared and the supplements she takes continue to keep her immune system very healthy and her eczema and allergies are controllable without any pharmaceutical creams or drugs.”

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