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Non-Alcoholic Fatty Liver Disease (NAFLD) – what everyone should know

Recently, I’ve noticed I’m getting more and more enquiries from people who’ve been diagnosed with Non-Alcoholic Fatty Liver Disease (NAFLD) and are struggling to manage their symptoms. Unfortunately, when diagnosed, they get very little in the way of support from their GP to help them reverse this condition, yet it is reversible if caught early enough. […]

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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 […]

Urinary Tract Infections

Love Your ‘Lady Bits’

A Urinary Tract Infection (UTI) is one of the most common infections among women. This doesn’t stop it 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 managed well. […]

UTI prevention for the over 45’s

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 […]

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Is an enema the same as a colonic?

Over the years, I’ve often been asked this question and the answer is no. An enema only empties the very lower part of the large bowel, the rectal area, and a colonic empties the whole length of the large bowel. What is an enema? An enema involves putting warm water or sometimes a raw coffee […]

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Do we really need to be taking so many pills?

Are you worried about the sheer number of different medications so many people – particularly the older members of your family – are taking on a daily basis? There has been a staggering threefold increase in the number of prescriptions issued by GPs in the UK in the last fifteen years, with millions now committed […]

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Pregnancy, antibiotics and baby’s immune system

From the moment you fall pregnant, your body starts to change; what you might not know is that these changes can lead to an increased risk of picking up an infection, which can mean needing to take a course of antibiotics. Certain macrolide antibiotics have the potential to cause congenital abnormalities in newborns. The four […]

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The link between the menopause and gut health

The connection between gut health and the menopause Not only does the menopause mess around with our weight, our mood and our brain, did you know that the menopause can also cause imbalances in your digestive system and gut, and increase your risk of developing uncomfortable bloating, constipation and acid reflux?  As if we don’t […]

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How and why we need to stop urinary tract infections (UTIs)

How and why we need to stop urinary tract infections (UTIs) A bit about me first …  I am Linda Booth, founder of Just For Tummies.  I have been a complementary health practitioner for over 26 years, running my successful IBS, Digestive Health & Gut Disorders clinic in Nottingham and, to date, I have carried […]

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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 […]