stress and the immune system

Stress is accepted as a normal part of our busy lives, yet few of us understand the toll it can take on our health or the associated risk of immune-related diseases. What is stress? Most of us think of stress as an emotion – the feeling of inner tension caused by an external trigger such […]

27th May, 2016 Read more...

Magnesium

Dramatic changes to magnesium (Mg) intake levels have occurred over the last century. Estimates place average magnesium intake at approximately 500 milligrams per day in the early 1900s. Today the elemental intake has decreased to an average of 175 milligrams per day. The current recommended daily intake is around 400 milligrams, males and between 300 milligrams […]

14th November, 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...

Histamine intolerance

Dietary management of histamine intolerance has been an area of focus in central Europe for decades, but remains relatively unknown elsewhere. a few recent studies have ignited interest because of important reported benefits of a low-histamine diet. Histamine intolerance (HIT), also known as enteral histaminosis, is a condition that is characterised by the development of […]

17th April, 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...

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 […]

26th January, 2015 Read more...

Leaky Gut and PCOS

Evidence suggests that increased gut permeability may be associated with polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS). Researchers in China and the US have proved the connection exists by, for the first time, measuring zonulin levels in patients with PCOS.  Leaky gut and PCOS have often been linked in our clinical experience but this study is useful in affirming that. The […]

11th December, 2014 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...

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