Articles written by Chelsey Costa
Chelsey is an Endeavour College Alumni and qualified naturopath practicing at Perth Health & Fertility in City Beach, Perth. She is passionate about all things women’s health and specialises in, among general naturopathic medicine, treating hormonal conditions such as PCOS, cycle irregularities, endometriosis, PMS and acne. In Chelsey’s graduating year, she graduated with the Naturopathy Academic Excellence Award and Dux Medal Award. Her goals are to continue her studies alongside clinical practice with hopes to one day complete a PhD and help contribute to the naturopathic research field. She is one half of @peppermintandsage_ on Instagram and has interests in health education and regularly conducts public based health education talks in the community.
Thursday, 9 December 2021
Acne is a common issue seen in clinic and something that significantly affects those who suffer from it. There are numerous causes and drivers of acne, but it is evident that hormones have a significant role to play.
Wednesday, 13 October 2021
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With the internet and the rise of social media, information – and misinformation – about nutrition has never been more accessible.
Thursday, 23 September 2021
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September is Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome (PCOS) Awareness month! PCOS is thought to affect up to 20% of the female population, and yet, there is still so much confusion and misinformation out there.
Thursday, 9 September 2021
It feels like more and more patients are coming in complaining of fatigue.
Thursday, 20 August 2020
Using herbal medicine for women’s health concerns and management often form a large part of a naturopath’s repertoire.
Thursday, 30 July 2020
Winter is still here! I certainly don’t feel like my normal salads for lunch so often find myself making soups to get my veggie intake but also keep me warm.
Thursday, 23 July 2020
One of the most beautiful things about the practical side of being a naturopath, is that it is not your average 9am to 5pm full time job. Most naturopaths consult part-time and what they do with the rest of their days varies from parenting, teaching, re…
Tuesday, 30 June 2020
It is sad, but true, that we live in a world where the majority of women think that having a painful period is just a normal part of being a menstruating female. In the media, periods are portrayed as painful times associated with horrible PMS and mood …
Tuesday, 16 June 2020
PCOS is one of the most common endocrine conditions in women of reproductive age which is thought to affect between 10-20% of the female population⁽¹⁾.
Tuesday, 9 June 2020
Exam time can be a very daunting part of the semester! Each semester gets easier as you get used to the process and hopefully you have implemented strategies each time to better help cope with these times. These are some of the strategies Endeavour alum…