How Antibiotics Affect Your Gut

Homeopathy, London, Bethnal Green, Liverpool Street, Antibiotics, Gut Health, Antibiotic Resistance, Immunity

Antibiotics are medicines that have been used to treat infections in humans and animals for more than 50 years.

Whenever they are used, they alter our gut chemistry which has evolved over millennia.

Bacteria are not simply ‘bad guys’. We couldn’t exist without them.

In the human body, bacteria help us break down food, process waste, use energy and control inflammation. They also form the bulk of our immune system.

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Peri-menopause reframed

Peri-menopause, perimenopause, menopause, hot flashes, natural treatments, homeopathy herbs
Peri-menopause is something that happens to all women eventually.

Most women in their forties already have an overflowing plate, so it’s not surprising that perimenopause can be a mental, physical and emotional challenge, with or without kids.

For women who had their babies in their late thirties or early forties (like me), energy can be incredibly depleted post-natally, and hormonal fluctuations can feel like the last straw.

Hormonal birth-control and IVF put a heavy burden on the liver, which can be another underlying cause of hormonal imbalance.

A course of homeopathy provides effective treatment to soften and ease the process.

Even troublesome symptoms respond beautifully to a natural approach.

I started seeing Tracy about three months ago to help treat symptoms of the peri-menopause and some urinary tract issues and I can honestly say that I feel so much better. My energy levels have transformed, hormones are way more stable and the urinary tract issues have gone completely. I’m so happy I found Tracy, I would recommend her to anyone.

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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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Your liver is amazing

Liver, detox, HRT detox, menopause, perimenopause, homeopathy, homebotanicals, immunity, acne, homeopathy, East London, Bethnal Green, City of London, Aldgate, Liverpool Street

Literally, hundreds of our body functions are carried out by the liver. One way to describe it is that it’s our body’s chemical factory.

Here are three of the most important things it does:

  1. Detoxification
  2. Synthesising nutrients
  3. Processing hormones

The liver works hard around the clock, and really is amazing, but is often taken for granted.

A build-up of toxicity is very common and can make it hard for the liver to carry out its normal functions.

How to know if your liver is happy

If you are generally calm, motivated, have good energy, clear skin, easy periods and are rarely ill, then you can be sure your liver is happy!

How to know if your liver needs help

On the other hand, if you struggle with any of these things, you can be fairly sure that your liver could do with some help.

  • Fatigue
  • Poor memory and motivation
  • Mood swings and depression
  • Bloating, wind, constipation, digestive issues
  • Joint pain
  • Headaches
  • PMS
  • Acne, eczema
  • Poor immunity
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The intuition-gratitude circle

Homeopathy, London, happiness, gratitude, well-being, self-care, intuition, daily habits

In our information-heavy world we need to build our intuition more than ever before.

Facts and evidence are useful in lots of ways, but we also need to trust our feelings.

Intuition is like an inner compass. It helps us find our true north.

When your intuition is strong, you have a greater sense of self.

Decision-making is easier and you are also more able to recognise when the universe is trying to tell you something!

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