Author Archives: Linda

All about colon hydrotherapy (video)

Did you know that colon hydrotherapy… has been practised for thousands of years (it dates right back to Egyptian times when they used hollowed out reeds.  Think about it.) is a completely natural and safe treatment that’s proven to deliver a host of health benefits when combined with a healthy lifestyle, helps your body eliminate […]

Beat menopausal bloating and acid reflux with Digestive Enzymes

When I received the following message from Louise, I felt compelled to share it, for both its positive outcome and message of hope. It’s a simple illustration of how helpful Digestive Enzymes can be for anyone experiencing bloating and acid reflux, particularly women going through the menopause. I don’t consider myself to be an expert […]

Menopause and Gut Health Video discussion

On Tuesday 1st June, I hosted a Facebook Live event on how to manage digestive and gut health issues during the menopause alongside Sophia Hill, our resident Nutritional Therapist at Just For Tummies. There was a lot of interest in this subject, and we were inundated with questions and requests for the downloadable Menopause and […]

Sam’s story – bouncing back from rock bottom to reclaim her health

I recently received this lovely testimonial from Sam Uden, who first contacted me a couple of months ago when, to use her words, she was ‘falling apart’.    “Linda and her Just For Tummies supplements have been life-changing for me. Additionally, the ongoing support and kindness that Linda has shown has helped me enormously. I […]

UTI prevention for the over 45’s

A Urinary Tract Infection (UTI) is one of the most common infections among women, but that doesn’t stop it from being a nuisance, with what can sometimes be unbearable pain. And, while a UTI may start as a seemingly harmless condition you need not worry about, it can quickly turn into a nightmare when not […]

Bile Acid Malabsorption – is it causing your IBS (D)?

I’ve been getting lots of enquiries from people, particularly women, who have been diagnosed with IBD (D). Here the (D) stands for diarrhoea. However, some of these women have been misdiagnosed. Occasionally, what the person has is a condition known as Bile Acid Malabsorption (BAM) or Bile Acid Diarrhoea (BAD). However, this can be treated […]

A Quick Guide to Barrett’s Oesophagus: Symptoms, Management, Treatment

Over the years, a considerable number of people have contacted me asking for help to manage their acid reflux.  Very often, they ask if they can stop taking their proton pump medication (PPIs – strong antacids) and take something more natural.  Having heard of the side effects linked to taking PPIs, they hope that they […]

Sugar: pure, white and deadly

Sugar may satisfy your sweet tooth, but consuming too much of it comes at a cost to your health. Here are five things you may not know about sugar. Sugar has been shown to be the primary source of fuel for certain species of harmful bacteria and yeasts in the gut, meaning that eating a […]

H. pylori – the silent (and sometimes deadly) bacteria inside us

Helicobacter pylori (H. pylori) is a spiral-shaped bacterium that lives in the stomach and has been infecting people for a long time, with some times deadly results. Find out what causes an infection, what the symptoms are, and how it is treated. A little history H. pylori was only recognised as an important cause of human disease […]

Stomach Acid – why it’s so important to your health

Ever since I first went into clinical practice almost 29 years ago, I’ve been alarmed at the increasing number of people taking strong proton pump inhibitor drugs (PPIs) like omeprazole or lansoprazole for conditions that would probably respond very well to some dietary and lifestyle changes. My sense of alarm increases further when I see […]

2020 – A Year to Forget and Remember

As we approach the end of 2020, I can’t help thinking back to where we were this time last year. It was a very different world, for one thing.  Sad goodbyes The end of 2019 was, for me, a time of worry. My dad was in hospital for the second time, with a chest infection, […]