High Blood Pressure – what it really means

The blood pressure goes up; high blood pressure is dangerous, so we need to use medication to force it down and keep it down. That is the basic logic that mainstream medicine uses to manage the ‘disease’ called hypertension. In Functional Medicine we regard the body as a complex, self-regulating, adaptive system, in which the […]

27th August, 2014 Read more...

Gluten sensitivity

Autoimmune diseases are the third leading cause of death in the industrialised world. But research suggests that autoimmune processes are also at work in conditions like heart disease and cancer, resulting in a strong argument for autoimmunity being the leading cause of death.  More than 19,000 papers published in the English language on gluten support a […]

14th August, 2014 Read more...

The secrets of healthy ageing are actually not so secret

With the right lifestyle, experts say, chances are that you may live up to a decade longer. But what’s the best prescription for long health? Is there a stand-out combination of diet and supplements that enhances lifespan and quality of life? In 2004, Dan Buettner teamed up with National Geographic and hired the world’s best […]

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