Everything you think you know about addiction is wrong (Johann Hari | TEDGlobalLondon) Watch video..
A comprehensive article by renown Functional Medicine practitioner Chris Kresser who I trained with. Lots of good links to other articles too. We work with many of these protocols in clinic here and have seen considerable improvements in quality of life for many patients. However, he doesn’t mention Fibromyalgia or Chronic Fatigue, which I also consider to be a common autoimmune disease. What is Autoimmune Disease?
Some great articles on Fibromyalgia.
Articles on Fibromyalgia
Is a high-fat or ketogenic diet bad for your gut?
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A long article but a must read on why inflammation not cholesterol is the real risk for heart disease as for many other diseases associated with a ageing.
Heart disease: the insulin connection
Fresh Mint can help with indigestion, IBS, and PCOS symptoms. Read more..
Freeing and balancing the muscles could eliminate all your pain.
Why you may not need a hip replacement.
Dr Axe focuses on the illiotibial band and its relevance to athletes, a tight ITB is also commonly seen in non-athletic clients suffering from knee, hip and lower back pain alongside imbalance, weakness and trigger points in the gluteul muscles. This may often present as sciatica. Iliotibial Band Syndrome: Cause of Knee Pain?
Lactose intolerance is not uncommon but may only be one of several sensitivities if your gut is inflamed or leaky. Healing the gut first is our priority and then testing by reintroducing foods to see what you are individually sensitive to. This may also change with time. 7 Symptoms of Lactose Intolerence
Lyme disease and it’s co-infections is now becoming of significant concern in the UK and is very often misdiagnosed especially if it’s historic. It can become a major trigger for body-wide inflammation and the development of numerous autoimmune diseases.
I have trained with The Metabolic Healing Institute (Michael McEvoy and Shawn Bean) in the USA one of the leading specialists in this field who take an integrative functional medicine approach. Their track record is impressive in this field where treatment protocols are developing very rapidly.
The article written below by Dr Josh Axe is one of the most accessible I have seen so I have included it here. If you feel you may be suffering from Lyme, mold or one of the co-infections feel free to get in touch.
Integrative Lyme Treatment: Mapping Out a Path to Recovery
Herbal remedies prove better at tackling resistant Lyme disease.
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I have meditated on and off for most probably 30 years, it tends to go in phases and I can honestly say it has definately been an important tool in my personal development. I personally love the Headspace app especially as it tells me how many minutes I have clocked up, gives me thoughts for the day, great words of wisdom and regular guided meditations to send me back to sleep when needed. I also love the cartoons. Meditation made fun and easy, and oh I just love his voice!!!
How to find calm in a stressful world!
Progesterone and the Nervous System/Brain
Progesterone (not the synthetic progestins) is important for cognitive health and promoting sleep, especially post menopause.
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Sleep is your life-support system and Mother Nature's best effort yet at immortality, says sleep scientist Matt Walker. In this deep dive into the science of slumber, Walker shares the wonderfully good things that happen when you get sleep -- and the alarmingly bad things that happen when you don't, for both your brain and body. Learn more about sleep's impact on your learning, memory, immune system and even your genetic code -- as well as some helpful tips for getting some shut-eye. Sleep is your Super Power
10 Signs You Have Small Intestinal Bacterial Overgrowth (SIBO)
Minimize Toxins to Beat Autoimmune Disease
The Detox Plan!
Top 12 Natural Home Remedies for UTI