Tag: autoimmune

Simple steps you can implement to heal your thyroid

Simple steps you can implement to heal your thyroid

Put yourself first – we as women and mums frequently put others first. However, this is an important and powerful step to listening to our bodies and valuing our own health. You deserve to feel you best Celebrate the small gains and your wins – […]

Epstein-Barr virus and how it could effect your thyroid

Epstein-Barr virus and how it could effect your thyroid

What is it? Epsein-Barr Virus (EBV) often goes by a number of names including: glandular fever/Infectious mononucleosis (mono)/ cytomegalovirus (CMV)/kissing virus The virus is part of the herpesvirus family and is most frequently spread via saliva and you don’t have to be sick to pass […]

Food triggers than could be effecting your thyroid health

Food triggers than could be effecting your thyroid health

What do you think of when I say-  food triggers that can affect your thyroid? For myself these would first be a group of foods called goitrogen foods – these include foods such as cauliflower, broccoli, kale, soy and many more. However, while these can […]

Thyroid – what is it, what does it do and so much more

Thyroid – what is it, what does it do and so much more

What is it? Your thyroid is a butterfly-shaped gland at the front of your neck (Image: National Cancer Institute) What does it do in your body? The thyroid plays a vital role in hundreds of biological functions including the regulation of metabolism, mood, hormones, cognitive […]

Do you have leaky gut? Could this be causing fatigue, bloating or anxiety?

Do you have leaky gut? Could this be causing fatigue, bloating or anxiety?

Leaky Gut – what, why and how Leaky gut is a term that seems to be thrown around everywhere, and you’d be forgiven for wondering what it actually means. In this post we will break down what leaky gut is, how it occurs and what […]

Wholefoods – what are they and why should we eat them!

Wholefoods – what are they and why should we eat them!

Ever been confused about what to eat? What’s healthy? Low carbs? Low sugar? Gluten free? Paleo? Atkins? Jenny Craig? And the list goes on…….. It can be a minefield of different options, recommendations and opinions – and you are definitely not alone! When I talk […]

Support your digestive system to reduce your risk of colds and flu’s

Support your digestive system to reduce your risk of colds and flu’s

My household has already had its first lot of colds for the year- with two little munchkins in childcare, moving house, Easter indulgence and the amount of outdoor work & play in rain or shine that we do continual support for our immune systems is […]

Why Vitamin C is more than just your cold and flu vitamin

Why Vitamin C is more than just your cold and flu vitamin

A couple of weeks ago I had an extremely stressful and exhausting week, with my youngest bub being admitted to hospital with initially suspected bronchiolitis, then meningitis, then downgraded to a viral throat infection to then bumped back up to a staph infection- with the […]

Could your hair hold the key to your symptoms?

Could your hair hold the key to your symptoms?

Hair 500 test What is hair testing? Hair testing is the process of taking a hair sample about the size of a matchstick. Which is them analysed to identify incompatible items. Why I recommend hair testing for my patients? The hair 500 test is testing […]