Gemma

Preparing for pollen season

It was such lovely weather this weekend – It feels like Spring is nearly here…. With that however comes the start of pollen season, and ...
Oxygen mask and ripple effect

Oxygen mask vs. ripple effect

I am sure you have heard the phrase ‘put on your own oxygen mask before helping others’. The instruction, though laudable in most circumstances, is ...

The power of genetics

Having studied cell biology and biochemistry at university, I am partial to a biochemical pathway – and seeing how these can be influenced by nutrition ...

Shake off your tension with TRE®

I am so excited to announce that, after 10 months of training, I am now a certified provider of Tension and Trauma Release Exercises (TRE®) ...

Safety, threat and reactivity

I have had two lovely client consultations last week, where people who came to see me with very restricted low-histamine diets have been successfully experimenting ...

Why you still feel bad on a GF diet (part II)

Though some of your lingering symptoms as a coeliac could be owing to intolerance or reactivity to other foods (see here for more information) these ...

When taking out gluten isn’t enough

Though being diagnosed with a chronic condition isn’t something that many people would want, a coeliac diagnosis can feel like a relief. It may have ...

Shoring up your defences

If stopping yourself from getting ill is your primary aim – and I’m not saying this needs to be your main concern by any means ...

Germ vs. Terrain

When my daughter was two she contracted chicken pox. She was affected badly and we ended up spending the night in hospital as I couldn’t ...
mouldy window

Mould illness

So many of my clients recently seem to have had exposure to mould - either in a previous property or their current home. This isn't ...
Ripples in a lake

Of unknown cause?

Idiopathic is a term used by doctors to describe any symptom of which the cause is unknown. E.g. idiopathic urticaria – to us would mean ...
Roller coaster

The blood sugar roller coaster

I have talked about the problems that psychological stressors can have on immune system functioning before, but physical stressors can add to your stress burden ...