Hormone wisdom in a nutshell

Homeopathy, London, hormones, periods, health, natural alternative, pill detox, acne, PMS
It was my first ever Hormone Wisdom workshop this week, and it was a lot of fun.

From 10 years in homeopathy practice, I know there are a surprising number of ways that hormonal imbalance can show up for your average woman.

Painful periods is one.

Heavy periods is another.

Early menopause is something else.

That’s before you even get into the bigger issues of PCOS and fertility, and I can’t remember the last time I met a woman who didn’t have some form of PMS.

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Periods | What’s your problem?

Homeopathy, London, periods, hormones, PMS, endometriosis, migraine, infertility
This week I was chatting to a woman who told me she hadn’t had any periods for 3 months. She knew she wasn’t pregnant, so she wasn’t sure what was going on.

I asked if she was having trouble sleeping and she said that she lay awake for a couple of hours every night. She was quite surprised when I explained that the underlying cause of both things was probably stress.

Periods, stress and sleep are more connected than you might think.

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Bugs or chemicals? | Why I choose organic and why you should too

Organic, homeopathy, nutrition, toxicity, detox

I recently heard a respected colleague state that organic food is the foundation for a clean diet. This got me thinking about my own views on organic food and my experience as an allotment gardener.

I grew up in a family of gardeners.

My grandfather always had a splendid vegetable patch and his green house was overflowing with tomatoes and cucumbers.

Every summer we ate home-grown runner beans, sweet corn and potatoes but it never once crossed my mind that I would be a vegetable grower myself one day, let alone an organic one.

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