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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5 ways Zinc balances periods + clears your skin

Homeopathy, London, acne, hormones, clear skin, natural treatment, cystic acne
Many women will put up with irregular or painful periods but everyone wants to have nice skin. Persistent spots or acne can be seriously demoralising. 

I used to have terrible skin so I know how it feels. One of my first ever clients came to me with acne after years on antibiotics and the pill. By the time we finished working together, her skin was completely clear.

Persistent acne is commonly caused by excess keratin and sebum, related to excess androgens (male hormones) or insufficient oestrogen. Often acne is worse after stopping taking the pill which can be very stressful.

The pill and other forms of hormonal birth control encourage the body to retain copper and this can hinder the absorption of zinc.

Zinc is a key nutrient for healthy hormones and skin.

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Immunity and stress | is being busy making you sick?

Homeopathy, London, immunity, self-care
Low immunity is when you’re frequently ill and you don’t bounce back easily. If that sounds like you, and you’re really busy, that’s probably why.

You already knew that, right?

A certain amount of busyness is a good thing and brings happiness and fulfilment.  Doing work that makes a difference is good for everyone involved.

But, there’s a fine line between busy and stressed and our body knows the difference, even if we don’t.

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