I know this only too well I have a condition which causes me to feel fatigued most of the time. If you experience chronic fatigue or low energy issues its so important to be really hot on feeding your body right. Reaching for the quick fixes cause more instability and leads to feeling really low or depressed. It’s all about the #emotionhealthconnection
It’s so easy to reach for caffeine or sugar […]
Many women suffer with hormonal symptoms thanks to an imbalance in the primary female hormone ‘Oestrogen’.
Where the medical model will look to the Pill, HRT or painkillers to control oestrogen symptoms, the Naturopathic model looks to diet, lifestyle and supplements to balance the endocrine system.
What is Oestrogen?
The term “Oestrogen” is an umbrella term for three hormones – estradiol, estriol and estrone.
Estradiol is the most commonly measured type of estrogen for […]
This is a test podcast from Balanced Wellness
Take two women who embark on an intense exercise regime together at a Crossfit gym for 3 months.
One woman gets stronger, fitter and healthier. The other woman frequently injures herself, picks up colds she cannot shift, starts to experience sleep disturbances and nightmares and her body fat increases.
Why such a difference in experiences?
The response to exercise will depend on the health of the individual. If there is a chronic […]
One of the first places IBS sufferers go to find relief from symptoms including symptoms including bloating, heartburn, digestive pain, wind, constipation and diarrhoea. is the FODMAP diet.
What is a FODMAP diet?
The FODMAP diet which was created in 1999 by Dr Sue Shepherd when she discovered through her PhD research that limiting FODMAP foods alleviated IBS symptoms in patients.
FODMAP stands for Fermentable Oligosaccharides, Disaccharides, Monosaccharides and Polyols. In plain speaking, FODMAPs […]
I have recently been given a “probable diagnosis” of a a rare condition called Sheehan’s Syndrome
It is “probable” because the actual tests for it are so awful I’m choosing not to put my body through the mill to have them, what I can say is that after 11 years of feeling mostly like I’ve been hit by a truck, this diagnosis really resonated and drew a painful line through everything […]