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Be all you can be

Melbourne Naturopath and Acupuncturist Dr. Miranda Myles is an accomplished and respected clinician, dedicated to the health and well being of her patients and community. Passionate and driven, Miranda established her private practice and leading health care clinic in 2002. Through extensive studies and professional experiences Miranda has encountered specific needs within the community that have prompted her to develop wide ranging professional knowledge with all manner of health conditions.

Naturally adapted to your needs

Miranda’s extensive natural medicine knowledge and the treatments she provides are strengthened by her personalised and caring approach, helping to maximise the impact on individual patients physical and emotional well-being.

As a Naturopath and Acupuncturist, Miranda utilises combinations of acupuncture, nutritional medicine, dietary advice, herbal medicine & homoeopathy to design specialised, individual programs for you to be all you can be.

 

Miranda has extensive experience in:

Through her extensive skill set, Miranda has a strong focus on alleviating stress, anxiety and emotional disorders amongst her patients. Appropriate counselling and lifestyle advice are beautifully complemented with the use of acupuncture, herbal medicine, or nutritional & dietary advice to provide exceptional support during difficult emotional times. Her natural medicine knowledge and the treatments she provides are strengthened by her personalised and caring approach, helping to maximise the impact on individual patients physical and emotional well-being.

Miranda will design an individualised program specifically for you to help you with:

  • Stress, anxiety & nervous tension
  • Panic attacks
  • Insomnia & poor sleep
  • Mood disorders
  • Irritability and restlessness
  • Feeling flat or not quite right
  • Restless legs & teeth grinding

Digestive complaints are incredibly common and respond well to Miranda’s natural medicine regimes and programs.

  • Constipation/diarrhea
  • Irritable bowel syndrome (IBS) & bloating
  • Nausea & abdominal cramping
  • Leaky gut & dysbiosis
  • Intestinal parasites
  • Poor or excessive appetite
  • Food intolerances- such as gluten sensitivity, fructose malabsorption, lactose intolerance
  • Heartburn/reflux, gastritis & indigestion
  • Crohn’s disease, Ulcerative colitis
  • Coeliac Disease

Fatigue is one of the most common health complaints that people seek natural medicine treatment for. The fast paced demands of our busy modern lives are draining our energy reserves, more than ever before. Natural medicine can help you cope in busy, stressful times.

There are many different causes of fatigue, lethargy & exhaustion, and the key to successful treatment is to find the cause. Miranda and her team can assist in finding and treating the root cause, such as:

  • Insomnia & poor sleep
  • Chronic fatigue syndrome
  • Post-viral fatigue
  • Thyroid issues
  • Stress, anxiety and mood disorders
  • Exhaustion and lack of motivation
  • Vitamin & mineral deficiencies (eg iron, magnesium, B vitamins)
  • Busy lives without any down-time
  • Fatigue following child-birth

The combination of acupuncture, western herbal medicine, and nutritional advice that Miranda utilises has shown to be very effective in the treatment of immune disorders. Let’s strengthen your immune system and prevent the recurrence of conditions such as:

  • Recurrent colds/flu
  • Sinus congestion and pain
  • Allergies
  • Hayfever
  • Glandular fever & tonsillitis
  • Autoimmune conditions

Western medicine treats autoimmune conditions using steroids, NSAIDS and in extreme cases chemotherapy to suppress the immune response. The natural medicine approach aims to find understand WHY the problem has occurred. Miranda is dedicated to finding the reason for the immune response, and then treat the why, Her comprehensive programs commonly involve healing leaky gut, addressing & managing the inflammatory process, and rectifying nutrient deficiencies.

  • Autoimmune thyroiditis, Hashimoto’s & Graves Disease
  • Inflammatory bowel disease, ulcerative colitis, coeliac disease
  • Rheumatoid arthritis, ankylosing spondylitis, lupus, psoriasis
  • Chronic immune dysregulation – fibromyalgia, chronic infections including Lyme disease & mycoplasma infection

As a lecturer in Nutritional Medicine for over 20 years, Dr Miranda Myles is experienced in recognising symptoms that indicate potential nutritional deficiencies. Miranda is versed in interpreting blood test results that may also indicate specific nutritional deficiencies. Miranda equipped to order functional medicine testing that may further confirms nutritional deficiencies. Following test result interpretations, Dr Miranda Myles is passionate in educating you about the most appropriate nutrition for you, including:

  • Food allergies
  • Gluten intolerance/sensitivities
  • Lactose Intolerance
  • Fructose malabsorption & Low FODMAPS
  • Vegetarian & vegans
  • Paleo & Pescatarians
  • Specific nutrition to rectify and prevent vitamin & mineral deficiencies
  • Appropriate nutrition for:
    • Fertility & Pregnancy
    • Babies, kids, and fussy eaters
    • Digestive Disorders
    • Inflammatory conditions
    • Autoimmune conditions including Coeliacs Disease, Thyroid Disease (Hashimotos & Graves), Type 1 Diabetes
    • Type 2 Diabetes
    • Cholesterol & Metabolic Syndrome

She is dedicated to teaching you how to quit sugar, what are good and bad fats, what gluten-free really means, what is in your food and how to chose foods that nourish and nurture. Recognise and change, be and become, nourish and heal…naturally.

Acupuncture is well-recognised and highly effective in pain management. Acupuncture is a potent analgesic and can help relieve most types of acute or chronic pain and discomfort, and can reduce the need for pharmaceutical painkillers and medications with toxic and harmful side-effects. By relieving pain, acupuncture can significantly enhance general well-being and quality of life.

  • Back & neck pain
  • Sciatica
  • Headache & migraines
  • Sports injuries
  • Arthritis, osteoarthritis, stiffness & weakness
  • Fibromyalgia
  • Joint pain, frozen shoulder & tendonitis
  • Period pain
  • Pregnancy related conditions – pelvic, lower back problems
  • Carpal tunnel syndrome & Repetitive Strain Injury (RSI)
  • Golfers and tennis elbow