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IBS – Three Helpful Tips

We’ve all heard of Irritable Bowl Syndrome (aka IBS), and chances are we’ve either experienced it first hand or know someone who has. Technically speaking, IBS is defined as a functional motility disorder that is associated with bacterial overgrowth and visceral hypersensitivity. Food intolerances are …

The Link Between Autism & Food

Often with autism, we see concurrent digestive complaints such as constipation, diarrhoea, bloating, gas and discomfort. For many Autistic people, especially children, certain dietary tweaks not only bring gastrointestinal relief, but also improvements in other aspects of life. The following suggestions below are based on …

Be Your Own Valentine.

There has never been a better time to treat yourself with loving kindness. So instead of reaching out this valentine day, look inwards and honour your body, mind and spirit by acknowledging the life force within. Instead of choosing to follow the commercial holiday, why …

Stay Well This Christmas

It’s the time of year where we’re likely to overindulge. Clever marketing and Western traditions, coupled with drizzly days, spell out a recipe for bright lights, lazy nights and perhaps one too many brandy buttered mince pies! If you reside in the opposite hemisphere, you’re …

Iridology – A window into our body

Iridology is the study of the iris (the coloured bit around your pupil). As far back as the Ancient Egyptians, cultures from around the world have found a correlation between the appearance of the iris and certain constitutional and health traits. Hungarian medical doctor, Ignatz …

How to Combat Jet Lag Naturally

I think we can all agree that a major downer to travelling across the world is jet lag. There is nothing worse than arriving in a new city for a holiday or business to find you’re feeling absolutely shattered during the day and wide awake …

Building resilience for mental health

Did you know that major depression is thought to be the second leading cause of disability world wide?  It’s now commonly accepted that mental illness isn’t just a disease of the brain. Indeed, biochemical imbalances are just one piece of the puzzle. Inflammation, food intolerances, …

ADHD - a natural approach

ADD / ADHD – A Holistic Point Of View

If you or your child has been diagnosed with Attention Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder (ADD/ADHD), you will no doubt have come across the vast amount of information available about it online. Working out what this complex condition means for you and your loved ones however can be …

Daffodils

Spring Has Sprung

Spring has definitely sprung, and what a wonderful time of year it is! Long days, daffodils and sunshine certainly call for celebration but if you suffer from hay fever even the brightest of days can get you down. Hay fever can be more than just …