Perfect Balance Kit

A healthier gut for a happier mind

“An overall feeling of wellness” for Claire Having a healthy gut plays a key role in maintaining an exceptional quality of life, including optimal fitness and a happy mood. The gut’s effects on wellness are profound – your gut and brain are more closely linked than you might think. If you have experienced having a […]

Castor Oil

The health benefits of castor oil packs – Watch the interesting video discussion

If you didn’t get to watch the recent live discussion I had with founder of Castorvida, Alison Leighton, all about the health benefits of castor oil packs, then I highly recommend you watch the video. It was fascinating to listen to Alison talking about the many ways in which the use of castor oil can […]

Perfect Balance Kit

No more laxatives! How our supplements helped Aimee’s constipation.

When I qualified in colon hydrotherapy, it soon became very clear to me how big a problem constipation is in this country. Many people may not talk about their issues with constipation due to the embarrassment and shame around the ridiculous notion that speaking about anything to do with our bowels is ‘off-limits’. Honestly, we […]

period pain

Can probiotics reduce period pain/PMS?

Our bodies are a lot different at age 50 than they are at 17. Our hair changes colour, our skin looks different, our metabolism slows down – and our periods change too. While there’s no such thing as a ‘normal period’, every woman’s menstrual cycle is unique and can fluctuate throughout her lifetime. The release […]

Winter Viruses

Supercharge your immune system

Our immune system is our first line of defence against illnesses and diseases. But how do we ensure that our immune system is in top shape? While we can’t completely avoid exposure to germs, we can most certainly take proactive steps to strengthen our immunity and prepare for the challenges that the colder months can […]

Supplement Gifts

Choose the perfect supplement gifts this Christmas

What’s better than giving the gift of improved health this festive season? Perhaps you are wondering what to buy your loved ones this year; how about something that shows you truly care about their health and happiness, with our all-natural supplements to help ease their discomfort, reduce their stress, and improve their life? Here’s our […]

Linda talking about self-care

Supplements that resolved peri-meno symptoms

Hormonal changes that occur during perimenopause and menopause can trigger digestive, gut as well as other symptoms you may never have experienced before or exacerbate existing ones. This is what happened to Anita and her Coeliac Disease symptoms when she contacted me. Anita told me how the digestive symptoms that she had been managing to […]

Pelvic Floor Post

Why are older women more prone to UTIs?

Women become more prone to developing urinary tract infections (UTIs) as they grow older due a number of reasons, including female anatomy, hormonal changes, medications, a weaker immune system and menopause. If a UTI is overlooked or even mistaken for other conditions, and if left untreated, it can spread elsewhere. An untreated infection can get […]

No bra Day

Is your bra giving you heartburn?

As well as it being Breast Cancer Awareness Month throughout October, today is also National No Bra Day – a day where women all over the nation are encouraged to not wear a bra in order to raise awareness around the importance of knowing the symptoms of breast cancer, alongside breast cancer screening and regular […]

Women's Health Duo

Can intercourse cause a urinary tract infection? Watch the video!

Urinary tract infections (UTIs) are common in sexually active individuals. Even so, there can be some confusion among women about UTIs, especially regarding the link between the infections and sex. I talk more how they are linked in this video, as well as explaining why a UTI can occur after sexual intercourse and how you […]

Can constipation cause UTIs?

Can constipation cause UTIs?

To their consternation, many menopausal women can suddenly develop constipation, as a result in the change in their hormones slowing down transit time in their bowels. Whenever I’m contacted by a woman who is getting recurring UTIs, one of the questions I ask is ‘Do you also suffer with constipation?’ Your rectum and your colon […]

Happy Hormone Hummus

Happy Hormone Hummus – download our free recipe!

I would like to share this delicious, and very easy to prepare hummus recipe with you. It’s a great source of phytoestrogens, compounds that naturally occur in plants that can be of particular benefit to perimenopausal or menopausal women. You are likely consuming phytoestrogens already and simply don’t know it – especially if you are […]

menopause

Is menopause to blame for my gut symptoms?

Twenty years ago, we never talked about the menopause. We euphemistically talked about ‘the change’, but never talked openly about the transition that affects 51% of our population at some point in their lives. Along with this were jokes about hot flushes and accompanying elbow nudges and eye rolls, leading to unhelpful stereotyping of women […]