Do you have food intolerances?

Food intolerances are prevalent in today’s society. Everyone knows someone with a gluten, wheat, nut, soy or dairy intolerance. As some of you may already know, I frequently test for food intolerances in my patients. This is because time and time again, food intolerances play such a huge role in people’s health and symptoms- I […]

Leaky gut

Leaky gut is the very unflattering name given to a digestive disorder that can cause a lot of health issues for its sufferers. I prefer to refer to it as ‘digestive hyper-permeability’ and explain that it is an inflammation of the digestive tract. It is a condition I find often in many of my patients, […]

Exercise and mood

We all know about the benefits of exercise- such as keeping fit, preventing chronic diseases such as high blood pressure, heart disease, high cholesterol and diabetes, and we know that we need to exercise regularly to maintain a healthy weight. Exercise also improves sleep quality as when we are physically active, we work up a […]

Home remedies for bloating

Bloating is one of the most common symptoms that my patients complain of. As a follow up to my last blog which discussed the most common causes of bloating, this blog discusses some natural treatment options that you can try at home. Bloating is uncomfortable, painful and can cause you to feel self-conscious about your […]