Multiple Sclerosis

Multiple Sclerosis (MS) is a chronic, inflammatory disease of the central nervous system (CNS), presenting with a variety of symptoms. While conventional treatment focuses on disease management using medical drugs, newer thinking and research is identifying contributory underlying pathologies and dietary strategies capable of improving symptoms and prognosis. MS is thought to affect around 100,000 […]

20th January, 2017 Read more...

Chronic fatigue Syndrome

Chronic Fatigue Syndrome (CFS) is a multi-factorial, challenging condition with many possible underlying causes and contributory factors. First reported in Southwest United States in the 1980s by a physician called Dr Paul Cheyney, Chronic fatigue syndrome was identified as a condition charactised by debilitating fatigue, swollen glands, exercise intolerance, brain fog, muscle weakness and a […]

30th June, 2016 Read more...

How to do an elimination diet

Elimination Diet – What is it and who needs to do it? If you suffer from any sort of food intolerance or food sensitivities an elimination diet may be a valuable tool in determining what the exact cause of your problem maybe. Whilst it is true that you need food for energy and nutrition, it […]

17th November, 2015 Read more...

Autoimmune conditions

Autoimmune conditions are considered third largest cause of death in the industrialised world. If we take into account antibodies in LDL (low density lipoprotein), then autoimmunity could be considered the largest cause of death in the world. Currently there is no available cure for autoimmune conditions using conventional medicine as conventional medicine is a model […]

14th November, 2015 Read more...

Autoimmune thyroiditis – route resolution

Autoimmune thyroiditis can be healed using a functional medicine approach.  Here, we explore some of the approaches we use in these circumstances. When working to identify the root cause, we keep asking questions until we find the answer.  So now we know that hyperthyroidism occurs because of thyroid destruction and that thyroid destruction occurs because of […]

7th August, 2015 Read more...

Dysbiosis (imbalanced gut flora)

Early in the 20th century, Dr Elie Metchnikoff popularised the theory that disease begins in the digestive tract because of an imbalance of intestinal bacteria.  He called this state dysbiosis, which comes from “symbiosis” meaning living together in mutual harmony and “dis” which means not. Dr Metchnikoff was the first scientist to discover the useful properties […]

21st May, 2015 Read more...

Hashimoto’s

There are many other factors that influence Hashimoto’s call us today to see how our approach may work for you. It is generally accepted that the thyroid autoantibodies thyroglobulin and thyroid peroxidase reflect disease activity and progression and are valuable in disease prediction and the classification of Hashimoto’s and Graves’ disease. While clinicians rely on […]

30th March, 2015 Read more...

Multiple Food sensitivity and intolerance test

Finally a food sensitivity test we can put our name to which revolutionises and provides accuracy to the foods causing people health problems There is an increasing awareness that food sensitivity may play a much larger role in immune reactivity than previously thought. We all eat food, and foods are a constant and sustained source of antigens, much […]

6th February, 2015 Read more...

Leaky Gut syndrome, IBS and food sensitivity

So many of our clients come to us seeking help with gastrointestinal issues.  We would estimate that 75% of our clients come to see us with gut based problems and at least half of those that don’t we end up treating the gut anyhow.  Hippocrates himself said all disease begins in the gut and countless […]

10th November, 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...

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