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Tools for Pre-Menopause

In the Western world the menopause is often portrayed as an illness when in fact it is simply a natural transition that women experience with age. It is a gradual process and in the years leading up to the menopause several things happen: your egg supply diminishes; hormone production in your ovaries reduces and you stop ovulating each month. These changes can cause hormone related symptoms but the good news is that there are many perfectly natural ways to help support you through the transitional period and bring your body back into balance. Read on to learn more about symptoms and […]

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Winter is coming – time to boost your immune system!

Winter is the season where viruses tend to affect us the most but the best remedy is prevention. The better you look after your body, the better your body will look after you. Here are our top tips: Eat a healthy diet, high in fresh fruits, vegetables, good quality proteins and fats. Keep well hydrated too.  Your body will need more nutrients to fight the cold weather, so aim for 10 portions of fruit and veg a day, or cheat by taking our nutrient powders. If you come down with a cold, sip fluids to flush toxins through. Hot lemon […]

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What is detox and why might you need to do it

What is detox and why might you need to do it

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The NTA approach to Chronic Lyme disease

Naturopaths look at health and disease in a completely different way to most conventional doctors. At NTA we have been specialising in helping people with chronic Lyme for 7 years and for the previous 10 years we specialised in treating CFS / ME and Autism – where Lyme will definitely have been a factor. We believe that we are the only team of Naturopaths in the UK combining Buhner based Herbal medicines, Homeopathic medicine, Natural nutrient formulas, Bio-resonance diagnosis and treatment as well as Dr Klinghardt’s ART diagnostic technique and KI Science products. We work hard to keep up with […]

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What is Lyme Disease

Lyme disease is a bacteria infection, which can be transmitted via a tick bite or from mother to baby during pregnancy. Ticks can carry other infections such as Anaplasma and Babesia. Ticks are arachnids and can be as small as a poppy seed. Risk of Lyme Disease Infected ticks can be found all over the UK. Their typical habitat is woodland, heathland and parkland, but they can also be found in urban parks and even gardens. You can be bitten and infected in any month of the year, however ticks are most active in the milder months. Pets can also […]

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Benefits to eating Organic food

There are benefits to eating organic food suggests research* recently published by the European parliament, after they commissioned a review of existing scientific evidence about the impact of organic food on human health. The benefits mainly arise because the pesticides in conventionally grown food are more dangerous than was previously thought, causing damage to the human brain. “At least 100 different pesticides are known to cause adverse neurological effects in adults, and all of these substances must therefore be suspected of being capable of damaging developing brains as well” the report states. These adverse effects are likely to be lasting and in […]

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Guidelines for eating well

‘Eat Food… not too much… mostly plants…’ Michael Pollan, In Defence of Food. Your body wants nutrients and fuel to function effectively. Foods that are low in nutrients include; sugar, alcohol, refined grains, standard vegetable oils, skimmed milk and low fat versions of real foods. Try to think about food in terms of nutrients, not calories. Spinach, blueberries and red peppers are all highly nutritious, but so are butter, eggs and steak. Grains, fats, nuts, meat, cheese, fish and eggs are all nutrient dense, but also calorie dense so fill yourself up with nutritious vegetables and provide satisfaction with smaller amounts […]

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IBS Module

IBS (Irritable Bowel Syndrome) Click here to read our full module about IBS – it includes information about what IBS is, what might be causing it, other digestive problems that can be related to it and most importantly how to make it better!

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Sleep

Being unable to sleep is incredibly frustrating, but worse than that – poor sleep will prevent your body from carrying out many functions that are essential for good health. You cannot heal if you are not sleeping well! 25% of people will struggle with sleep at some point and 10% of adults have long term problems with insomnia. Some people wake in the middle of the night and then sleep again with no problem – its normal for them. If you are having trouble falling asleep or staying asleep though, or feel unrefreshed on waking – then it’s a sure […]

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Stress

Stress is a word that we use all the time and it means different things to different people. Stress actually means the way that our bodies respond to stressful events, by an activation of the sympathetic nervous system, which results in a fight-or-flight response. Adrenal fatigue and Hypo-adrenia are labels that we use to describe the physical effects of long term or high stress. Our mental state affects our susceptibility to illness and ability to heal… * Students under exam stress are more likely to become ill when exposed to a virus * More people have heart attacks at 9am […]

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