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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Immunity, me and homeopathy

immunity, homeopathyI struggled with immunity all my life until I found homeopathy. I guess I was what used to be called ‘a sickly child’.

I suffered with recurring tonsillitis infections from early childhood through into my twenties.

I was prescribed many courses of antibiotics.

Once I started my first job as a primary school teacher, I realised I needed to find a way to stay healthy as I didn’t want to be taking time off work because I was sick with my recurring sinusitis and chest infections.

During my first term of teaching, I caught pneumonia and was really ill.

That was when I knew I had to do something, but I wasn’t sure what.

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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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