Tag: digestion

Adrenal Hormones & Immunity

Have you every come across the term adrenal fatigue? If you have an autoimmune condition, low energy, feel run down, are frequently unwell, or have unexplained weight gain you may well have read about it. Practitioners of natural medicine often refer to adrenal fatigue (or burn-out and adrenal exhaustion) as a […]

Stress & Health Part 2: Digestion

A well functioning digestive system is essential for optimal health and wellbeing. Most of us have some basic awareness of how we feel digestively, and who hasn’t felt bloated, a bit gassy or suffered from heartburn from time-to-time? For some, digestion isn’t on their radar much, yet for others it […]

Stress & Health Part 1: Anxiety

Stress. What a huge subject. It’s something that impacts most of us – to varying degrees – a lot of the time. While the majority would agree that a feeling of stress isn’t a pleasant one, there are some situations when stress helps push us beyond our normal abilities or […]

Is Something You Are Eating Making You Ill?

Many of my clients strongly suspect that something they are eating is not agreeing with them.  They report digestive problems, headaches or migraine, eczema or other skin complaints, low energy or fuzzy head, period or joint pain as examples of symptoms they think are linked to particular foods. It is accepted that […]

Special Nettle Pesto

With Spring properly established young tender nettle plants are thriving in our neighbourhood.  Rather than fearing these plants embrace them, as they have long been used as a healing food, especially from an anti-inflammatory point of view.  This nettle pesto recipe also includes walnuts, which contain omega 3, another useful […]

Stand up to stress

Stress is a bit of a buzz-word, but it is likely there is an element of stress in your life.  There are the obvious stresses; a demanding job, little relaxation, moving house, looking after the family, and so on.  But there are other forms of stress that are more ‘hidden’.  […]

Does dodgy digestion rule your life?

One of the most common systems of the body that I work with is the digestive system.  Digestive discomfort is incredibly common and one of the most widely diagnosed conditions in the UK is IBS.  In fact, it is estimated that IBS type symptoms will affect around 25% of the […]