IBD

Manage Crohn’s and Colitis successfully (IBD)

Did you know that inflammatory bowel disease also known as IBD is sometimes called an ‘invisible illness’ because symptoms like abdominal pain and fatigue are difficult for others to see? Plus, people with the condition often feel embarrassed or hesitant to talk about it. IBD can be painful, debilitating, and many people suffer in silence […]

Live Bacteria and For Women

Live Bacteria or For Women – which probiotic is right for you?

When I developed my Live Bacteria capsules, I chose strains of bacteria that were the perfect match to help resolve IBS symptoms, painful bloating, constipation, and acid reflux.  Having worked in my IBS, digestive health and gut disorders clinic for a couple of decades, I knew exactly which strains of friendly bacteria were the most […]

Colon Hydrotherapy

Watch our informative video about all things colon hydrotherapy!

I always love hosting our Facebook Live events, and the most recent discussion about colon hydrotherapy was no different. It is after all one of my favourite subjects – the 90 minutes just flew by! I was joined by fellow colon hydrotherapist, Jane Bush, and the two of us were in our element as we […]

IBS Awareness Month

April is IBS Awareness Month

If you have Irritable Bowel Syndrome (IBS), you are not alone – IBS is common with prevalence estimated at 10% –15%. Yet many people remain undiagnosed and unaware that their symptoms indicate a medically recognised disorder. Since 1997, April has been recognised as IBS Awareness Month. During this time, both conventional and complementary health practitioners, […]

Food Allergies

Food allergies, intolerances, and sensitivities explained

According to The European Academy of Allergy and Clinical Immunology (EAACI), the number of people living with allergies in the UK is rising by 5% every year. The ‘first wave’ of allergic disease occurred some 50 years ago with a huge surge in asthma and hay fever. We are now experiencing a ‘second wave’ of […]

cleansing after Christmas

10 top tips for detoxing and cleansing after Christmas

First, lighten up your toxin load. Eliminate alcohol, coffee, cigarettes, refined sugars, and saturated fats, all of which act as toxins in the body and are obstacles to your healing process. Also, minimise the use of chemical-based household cleaners and personal health care products (cleansers, shampoos, deodorants and toothpastes), and substitute natural alternatives. Eat plenty […]

You can't drug yourself into be healthy

You can’t drug yourself to better health!

Pharmaceutical companies are there to make a profit.  They don’t have a legal responsibility to give you the best treatment.  Between 2009 and 2014, most of the top 10 pharma companies had paid fines of around $13 billion for hiding data on harms, illegal marketing of drugs and manipulation of results. The British Medical Journal […]

Vitamin D

Importance of Vitamin D

Now we are going into Winter with darker days and less sunshine, it’s important that people understand the importance of Vitamin D and getting properly tested if they suspect their levels are low. The most accurate way to measure how much vitamin D is in your body is the 25-hydroxy vitamin D blood test. A […]

Food Poisoning

Is food poisoning dangerous?

An attack of food poisoning can be pretty grim, and more than half a million of us have to deal with it every year. That’s the official figure – the true number is probably even higher, as many won’t bother their GP about it. Typically, symptoms don’t last longer than a few days, however, in […]

colonoscopy

Colonoscopy – It’s only your bum – don’t be dumb, go and get tested!

My most recent Facebook Live event featured a very special guest – my husband, Kevin. Earlier this year, following a 7-month delay due to Covid, Kevin’s bowel cancer screening test came back positive.  Kevin had to have a colonoscopy, followed by a procedure to have several polyps removed.  We wanted to highlight the importance of […]

bacterial vaginosis

Stop UTIs, thrush and bacterial vaginosis from ruining your life! – Video

In my most recent Facebook Live event ‘Stop UTIs, thrush and BV from ruining your life’, I was joined by Just For Tummies nutritional therapist, Sophia Hill for an informative and detailed discussion about, among other things, how to prevent the misery of a UTI and make sure the painful and bothersome symptoms don’t keep […]

Winter Viruses

Stop winter viruses and infections with a healthy and balanced immune system

For as long as I can remember, everyone in my family has taken live bacteria probiotic capsules, including my daughter-in-law when she was pregnant with my first grandchild to boost our immune system. She also took my Omega 3 capsules throughout her pregnancy. My mother, who is almost 82, never misses a day of taking […]