Endometriosis & histamine intolerance

By Alexandra Middleton / August 23, 2021 / Comments Off on Endometriosis & histamine intolerance

Many women with Endometriosis are unknowingly suffering from a ‘histamine intolerance’ that can be making their symptoms worse. Could this be you? Read on to find out more. What is histamine? Histamine is a biological compound (an “amine”) that you produce as part of your normal, local immune response. When …

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10 Things you need to know About Endometriosis

By Alexandra Middleton / March 26, 2021 / Comments Off on 10 Things you need to know About Endometriosis

Endometriosis is a multi-faceted disease that requires a holistic approach to treatment. If you have Endometriosis (or suspect you may have it), there is a good chance you are not getting all of the information available to you from your GP or specialist. Endometriosis usually takes an average of 8 …

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8 Ways To Naturally Boost Your Vitamin D (And Why It Is Important To Reproductive Health)

By Alexandra Middleton / January 14, 2021 / Comments Off on 8 Ways To Naturally Boost Your Vitamin D (And Why It Is Important To Reproductive Health)

Thanks to COVID-19, the spotlight is once again on Vitamin D – which you need for to support your immune system, mood, bones and muscles. Vitamin D not just a vitamin, it’s also a hormone – essential for fertility, with a lowered status associated with impaired fertility levels, PCOS and …

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Natural Medicines for Iron Deficiency Anaemia

By Alexandra Middleton / May 6, 2020 / Comments Off on Natural Medicines for Iron Deficiency Anaemia

Iron deficiency anaemia is common condition in cycling women (especially those that experience heavy bleeding like in Endometriosis). To be clear, it is a symptom and not a disease – as it is always caused BY something that is out of balance in the body. Do you have an iron …

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The importance of detoxing after IVF

By Alexandra Middleton / April 30, 2020 / Comments Off on The importance of detoxing after IVF

When you undergo in vitro fertilisation (IVF), you are prescribed an array of synthetic hormones to help you conceive. These include the drugs used for ovulation induction and ovarian stimulation. Whilst these fertility drugs are considered a normal part of the IVF process, for many women they do not come …

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Eating gluten when you have endometriosis

By Alexandra Middleton / April 19, 2020 / Comments Off on Eating gluten when you have endometriosis

Going gluten free can definitely help reduce symptoms of Endometriosis. Bloating, abdominal pain, headaches, fatigue, depression, anxiety and anaemia. Sound familiar? These are commonly reported symptoms for both Endometriosis and gluten intolerance/coeliac disease. Many women with Endometriosis will test positive for the coeliac genotype, but even if they don’t they …

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Natural Medicine for Endometriosis

By Alexandra Middleton / April 19, 2020 / Comments Off on Natural Medicine for Endometriosis

What is Endometriosis? Endometriosis is an inflammatory disease that occurs when uterine tissue similar to uterine tissue (from the endometrium – the lining of the womb you shed every month) grows in parts of the body where it does not belong. Most often this is in a woman’s pelvis (uterus, …

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How to detox without doing a detox

By Alexandra Middleton / September 23, 2015 / 0 Comments

There is no doubt about it, doing an annual detox is good for you. It is also crucial to those trying to resolve chronic health issues and to those who are trying to simply shed fat. Detoxing isn’t easy or for the faint hearted, but once you’ve done at least …

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Why you want to give up Coffee

By Alexandra Middleton / February 4, 2015 / 0 Comments

Many of us out there are obsessed with good coffee. Black, white, short, long – some even go to bed day dreaming about the next morning’s cup. Often though, regular coffee consumption can leave you feeling more tired than usual, especially in the late morning when you start to dip …

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Do you sleep and eat well but feel tired all the time?

By Alexandra Middleton / December 28, 2014 / 0 Comments

If this sounds like you, you may be suffering with a health issue that is not recognised by conventional medicine.  Stress and Adrenal fatigue Is getting out of bed a struggle most mornings? Is caffeine your thing? Do you love to salt your food? Do you get dizzy when you stand …

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Balance your plate for optimum nutrition

By Alexandra Middleton / December 10, 2014 / 0 Comments

Want to balance your plate? Getting the most your of your breakfast, lunch and dinner can be as simple as a quick glance and asking yourself a few quick questions. 1. Where is my protein? High quality proteins are essential to the diet. There is a list of reasons why. Primarily …

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Food hangovers: why you want to eat dinner early

By Alexandra Middleton / December 4, 2014 / 0 Comments

With the silly season fast approaching, you may be waking up feeling a little less fresh than normal. Maybe you drank too much. Or maybe you have a “food hangover” caused by eating too much, too late. A lot of people get food hangovers on a daily basis and don’t …

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How to help a child that farts, a lot!

By Alexandra Middleton / November 17, 2014 / 0 Comments

What is normal and what is not normal when it comes to farting and children? And what can you do about it? There are several factors to consider and many things you can do to banish the gas for good. Are you or did you breast feed? It is possible …

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How to stop a cold sore from coming up

By Alexandra Middleton / November 15, 2014 / 0 Comments

Cold sores generally manifest due to a suppressed immune system, with many people falling prey to them when they are sick and run down. Hormone imbalances can also trigger an outbreak (especially for those with oestrogen clearance issues), as can a change in weather or stress.  Cold sore sufferers will …

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Decide to be healthy and diet no more

By Alexandra Middleton / October 1, 2014 / 0 Comments

Stop dieting and start living by dieting no more. It is totally possible to experience the positive aspects of a diet without the diet itself. All you need to do is make a  few small, permanent tweaks to your every day lifestyle. The key is to take every day as it comes, …

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