Kinesiology TFH - Reiki Master - Cordon Bleu Cook - Author - Buteyko Breathing Instructor
What can you expect in your Naturopathic Nutritional Therapy Consultation?
The body never works against us, we just mis-interpret the signals. Nutritional Therapy seeks to restore the body's vital energy through changes in diet, correcting nutritional deficiencies, and naturopathic cleansing techniques. I seek to identify and address the root cause of symptoms, not suppressing symptoms (signs). A full history is taken of past medical history, family health, current health issues, diet and lifestyle. Detailed analysis of symptoms, lifestyle and diet is carried out during the consultation, looking back at family members' health going back two generations to consider likely predispositions, together your own detailed health history going back to birth. Explanations will be offered as to likely root causes of nutritional imbalances that may the underlying causes of presenting symptoms.
Before your consultation I will send you a health and lifestyle questionnaire to complete and a 7-day food diary. The first consultation is 2 hours. A full history is taken of past medical history, family health, current health issues, diet and lifestyle. A Personalised Nutritional Programme will be prepared for you after the consultation which includes supplements, if necessary, together with dietary and lifestyle changes. You will also receive a link with appropriate fact sheets with information on first steps, and a little E-book of simple and useful recipes. It is important to remember that there are no quick fixes to health, it takes time, patience and dedication to change your health and lifestyle around to unravel health conditions and balance the body's cellular minerals, a bit like peeling away the layers of an onion, and therefore several or many consultations are needed over months or even a year or two. The longer you have had a health issue the longer it usually takes to resolve, although most find a relief of symtpoms in the first few months. Please bear this in mind if you are hoping that one consultation will fix all of your issues.
I work very naturopathically as the old naturopaths used to do and therefore do not to a lot of expensive laboratory testing. However, I will often recomend a Hair Mineral Test for us to gain insight into mineral balances, and re-testing to monitor progress.
Naturopathic Nutritional Therapy may support those experiencing: -
Digestive disturbances - IBS, acid reflux
Low mood, anxiety, phobias, fears
General apathy with life and lack of direction
Lack of energy, ME, CFS
Chronic stress, adrenal fatigue
Inflammation in the joints, aches and pains - arthritis
Skin health - eczema, psoriasis, rosacea, hives, dermatitis
Headaches / migraines
Allergies - hay fever, asthma, sensitivities to chemicals
Parasitic infections, fungal overgrowth (e.g. Candida, mould)
Cystitis, urinary tract infections
Diabetes / insulin resistance
Hypoglycaemia / blood sugar imbalance
Hypertension / high blood pressure
Female reproductive disorders - PMT/PMS, PCOS, endometriosis, fibroids
Breathing and respiratory problems - snoring, sleep apnoea, sinus issues, hyperventilation, allergies