How we work with Small Intestine Bacteria Overgrowth (SIBO)

Small intestinal bacterial overgrowth (SIBO) is a bacteria overgrowth in the small intestine. While bacteria naturally occur throughout the digestive tract, in a healthy system, the small intestine has relatively low levels of bacteria; it’s supposed to be at highest concentrations in the colon. It is estimated that 80% of IBS sufferers have SIBO. What are the symptoms? stomach or abdominal pain belching IBS bloating diarrhoea constipation ileocecal valve pain [...]

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How we work with menopause and peri-menopause

Menopause is a natural process where a womans menstrual cycle stops. The hormonal fall out of this “change” is far reaching, especially in todays society where women are stressed and exhausted going into peri-menopause.  Symptoms of Peri Menopause can start mildly up to ten years before the menopause itself happens.  Premature menopause is when this process is initiated before a woman is forty. What are the [...]

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How we work with irritable bowel syndrome (IBS)

IBS is a common reason for absenteeism from work and visits to the GP. It is a non-inflammatory bowel condition that the medical model is unable to offer much support with. What are the symptoms? Reflux Spasm pains in the gut Bloating Constipation Diarrhoea Wind Neck pain Shoulder pain Nausea Reduced hunger Poor digestion What are potential non medical underlying causes? Food Intolerance Lack of digestive acid [...]

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How we work with HPA axis disregulation

HPA Axis Dysregulation is currently considered a non medical condition. Functional practitioners often work with HPA Axis Dysregulation when clients have been repeatedly to the Drs and have had “normal” test results but still feel unwell. What are the symptoms? Insomnia Weight Gain Weight Loss Pervasive Tiredness Muscle pain Headaches Dizziness upon standing Increased heart rate Appetite changes Bowel/stool changes Abdominal pain Depression Apathy Difficulty concentrating Difficulty with [...]

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How we work with weight instability

Many people find they struggle to lose weight. As such obesity has become a major cause of diabetes and is reaching epidemic proportions Underlying causes Food Intolerance Unstable blood sugars creating an excess of insulin which promotes fat storage not glycogen which promotes fat burning. Poor diet Lack of digestive acid or enzymes (hypochloridia) Emotional Issues Stress creating excess hormones that contribute to unstable blood sugars Excess oestrogens [...]

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How we work with digestive issues

Digestive issues affect a vast number of people. Everything from wind, upper digestive pain and problems with bowel movements would be considered a digestive issue. Symptoms • Heartburn• Acid Indigestion • Reflux • Bloating • Constipation • Diarrhoea• Bloating • Wind • Pain and IBS• Neck pain • Shoulder pain • Carpal tunnel/wrist pain• Poor immunity Underlying Causes • Food Intolerance • Lack of digestive acid [...]

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