Why is adrenal health so important?

Why is adrenal health so important?

A question I am often asked - Why is adrenal health so important?

Over the last few years, after working with thousands of clients, I feel that looking after and healing our adrenal cortex is vital for nearly every symptom/disease process and it is well known that stress is our greatest killer. BUT if we look below the surface then ALL disease is caused by one stress or another.

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Depression/Anxiety/Fatigue

Depression/Anxiety/Fatigue

Are you like a high proportion of the population suffering from either mild or debilitating feelings of anxiousness, depression and/or fatigue?

You could be suffering from ….. Fear! Yes that’s right these emotions/feelings are simply just fear in another guise. If we are in fear then all sorts of things can raise their ugly heads and bite us on the derriere.

Life has changed hugely over the last five decades; things we used to take for granted are no longer written in stone, like jobs for example. When I was growing up people had jobs for life, they stayed in their houses and they had neighbours that did the same. Everything was stable and ticked along at a gentle pace.

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Gut health – Why has it become such BIG NEWS?

Gut health – Why has it become such BIG NEWS?

Over the last few years, probiotics, gut biome testing, fermented foods have all become mainstream news. You will see advert after advert on TV, Facebook, magazines etc. about our gut health and how this or that product will change everything for us.

Why, and are all these products really that good?

In our intestines we carry around a huge mixture of microbes that when in balance are helping us in so many ways. Some symptoms of dysbiosis – unbalanced gut flora – are obvious, from bloating, to constipation and diarrhoea and all the digestive symptoms in that area.

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The Magic of Herbs Barberry

The Magic of Herbs Barberry

The magic of herbs – Barberry and one of its magical ingredients Berberine 

As a herbalist I simply love herbs, I love the fact that there is a herbal remedy out there for every symptom/disease process out there! Big statement but it is so true. So I have decided to start doing a weekly blog about these amazing plants that surround us.

One of my teacher’s favourite sayings was “use what is in your own backyard” and what he meant was that if you are suffering then there will be a solution in your environment. I know that this is true and very often it will be the simple remedies that you can make at home that will be the most effective. Plus, it means that your health is in your hands.

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