What is Irritable Bowel Disease? Irritable bowel syndrome (IBS) is a functional condition of the bowel that is diagnosed using clinical criteria. IBS affects around 11% of the population globally. Around 30% of people who experience the symptoms of IBS will consult physicians for their gastrointestinal symptoms. These people do not have significantly different abdominal
How I find a doctor or practitioner specializing in Functional Medicine Functional Medicine is a holistic, patient-centred approach to address the root causes of disease. Finding the best functional medicine doctor in London can be tricky and stressful. So here are the steps and a few questions to consider when trying to find a Functional
You may be one of many patients suffering with bloating, abdominal pain, constipation, or diarrhoea and your GP has diagnosed you with irritable bowel syndrome (IBS) and your symptoms have not responded to treatment. Alternative you have given no diagnosis at all for your suffering. My experience is that many of those perplexing symptoms are
Vitamin D deficiency has become all too common. As our cultural society has changed we are spending more time indoors missing those important rays of sunshine. I have tested hundreds of vitamin D levels over the past few years and can easily count on with my fingers the number of healthy vitamin D levels I
Do you have these symptoms? Erectile dysfunction Decreased strength Fatigue Night sweats Irritability Thinning hair Low sex drive Weight gain Difficulty concentrating Low Testosterone and Metabolic Syndrome While accustom to hearing about menopause and all of the symptoms women experience, most men don’t realize that they too undergo a similar transition called andropause. Andropause, often
The most common cause of infertility in the United States today is polycystic ovary syndrome. PCOS is a metabolic condition in which insulin and testosterone elevations disrupt pituitary feedback loop coordination. Insulin resistance appears to play a major role in the development of PCOS. Insulin resistance leads to Androgen Dominance Androgen Dominance leads to PCOS
Insulin is a hormone secreted by the pancreas, a gland located behind the stomach that controls blood sugar. Carbohydrates are broken down during digestion to the simplest sugar, glucose. Insulin regulates how much glucose stays in the blood and how much gets into cells. If insulin levels are too high or too low, blood sugar levels
Life-changing tips to increase your energy and vitality. Everything you do either increases your energy or takes it away; just like the money you have in a bank account, when you run out, you overdraw the account. In our body this same thing can happen, making us sick, tired, depressed, sluggish or slow-thinking. DO I:
Joint pain? Morning stiffness? Difficulty moving? Homeopathy can help with pain relief in certain rheumatic diseases. The origin or aetiology of rheumatism diseases are unknown – they are autoimmune diseases that put our body into a state of chronic inflammation. The inflammation appears in the joints and the muscles. Patients develop joint pain, stiffness and
Hay fever or allergic rhinitis can be treated with homeopathy. Positive results can be achieved with the appropriate homeopathic remedy; symptoms can be lessened and we can avoid or reduce the need for steroids. Hay fever or allergic rhinitis is the body’s over-reaction to pollen. Hay fever can be seasonal when it coincides with pollination.
During the summer holidays, it is a good idea to have a small first aid kit to hand. Having the essential homeopathic remedies in our first aid kit will enable us to be ready for any unforeseen circumstance. These homeopathic medicines can be used for treating insect bites, burns, bruises, muscle pain and travel sickness.
Homeopathy can help us to improve the symptoms associated with asthma. A good homeopathic treatment for asthma must include a base treatment that is tailored to each individual. The base treatment will help to diminish the severity of the symptoms and, further on, the frequency of asthma attacks. Over time, a good base treatment for