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Antibiotic resistance – should we be worried?

Some time ago, a lady visited my clinic having been referred to me by her gastroenterologist for a colon hydrotherapy procedure. She was very badly constipated; she had tried different laxatives, stool softeners, motility drugs and enemas, but nothing was helping to empty her bowel and relieve her of the pain. She was slowly being […]

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Antibiotics – do you really need them?

The over-prescribing and over-consumption of antibiotics is a subject that has long troubled me.  When I first went into clinical practice almost 28 years ago, I noticed even then a complete lack of responsibility from some GPs and their patients when it came to how antibiotics were being prescribed. Patients were coming to expect that […]

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The truth about Colon Hydrotherapy

While it may seem like a recent health phenomenon, the practice of colonic cleansing has been around for more than three thousand years. You can read more about its long history in my blog post here. Fast-forward to today, and colon hydrotherapy is being practised all over the world as part of our global quest […]

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Colon Hydrotherapy – so simple yet so powerful

Colon hydrotherapy. Whenever it gets mentioned, more often than not, it elicits a reaction akin to the way we feel about Marmite – love it or hate it! What’s more, it’s rare to read anything in the press or a magazine displaying a positive stance on colon hydrotherapy.  Such a shame, when it can make […]

How to recover from over-indulgence at Christmas

I hope you have had a lovely, relaxing Christmas.  And, more to the point, did your tummy survive the season of indulgence?  I hope that some of the tips I shared in my Christmas Survival Guide, and in my two blog posts on bloating enabled you to enjoy a few festive treats and avoid unpleasant […]

What are the best natural remedies for constipation?

What are the best natural remedies for constipation?

I recently received a rather uplifting review from a woman in her 60s, who had purchased my Digestive Enzymes. She’s suffered chronic constipation, bloating and indigestion for some considerable time.  This is some of what she had to say: “After suffering for many years with constipation and painful indigestion, particularly in the evening and at […]

IBS: What is it? What causes it! What cures it?

A natural medicine practitioner’s viewpoint What is is IBS? New criteria for diagnosing functional gastrointestinal disorders were released in June 2016 and medical professionals have been following them since December 2016.  The new Rome IV criteria reflect advances in science and research since the Rome III criteria were published 10 years ago.  The Rome criteria […]

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I faced my fears and had my smear

I faced my fears and had my smear. Cervical cancer is the most common cancer in women under 35. I’m 58, not in my 20’s or 30’s, and I had my cervical smear in February 2018. I was late with it, 7 years instead of 5, and my next smear in 2023 a the age […]

Fasting is not a new fad

Fasting is not a new fad, and can be undertaken at any time of the year, from 1 day to 30 days. However, the perfect time to begin any fast is at the beginning of January, just after Christmas, when many of us are willing to abstain from food for a while, quite simply because […]

Seasonal Survival Starts Now!

Seasonal Survival Starts Now! The festive period is by far my busiest time of the year, both in my digestive health clinic and with my Just For Tummies supplement sales. January is my busiest month in the clinic, together with many other colon hydrotherapists up and down the land I’m sure, with people having booked […]