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...

Candida

The most prevalent and obvious form of dysbiosis is called Candidiasis, fungal infection.  Candida is found in nearly everyone, and in small amounts it is compatible with good health. Candida is usually controlled by friendly gut flora, our immune defence system and intestinal pH.  When the bacteria that normally balance Candida are killed, it causes […]

21st May, 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...

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...

Herb Focus – Slippery elm bark

Slippery elm bark, ulmus fulva is an extremely versatile and useful herb. It is soothing and demulcent, nutritive, topically useful as an emollient.  The addition of a few grains of powder or drops of tincture of myrrh enhances its antiseptic and healing action.  It has a long lasting antacid barrier and contains an abundance of mucilage. its […]

26th January, 2015 Read more...

Small intestinal bacterial overgrowth (SIBO)

SMALL INTESTINAL BACTERIAL OVERGROWTH (SIBO) IS AN OFTEN OVERLOOKED TEST BY GPS AND HEALTHCARE PRACTITIONERS WHO OFTEN FOCUS FAR TOO MUCH ATTENTION ON THE LARGE BOWEL. WE OFTEN SEE CLIENTS WITH SIBO WHO HAVE BEEN UNDIAGNOSED AND/OR LABELLED WITH IBS (WHICH IS JUST A SYNDROME) FOR MANY YEARS BEFORE COMING TO SEE US. The small […]

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Conditions that we can treat include...