Supporting the Immune System during the Coronavirus

We wanted to blog about the Coronavirus and share the recommendations we are giving our clients to support themselves and their health during this time. In Kinesiology, we approach the body in 4 ways. Physically Nutritionally Emotionally Electrically Supporting the Immune System Physically Thymus support: Rub or tap the Angle of Louis (see picture above) [...]

2020-09-09T10:05:04+00:00March 15th, 2020|My Blog, Podcasts|0 Comments

How we work with Small Intestine Bacteria Overgrowth (SIBO)

Small intestinal bacterial overgrowth (SIBO) is a bacteria overgrowth in the small intestine. While bacteria naturally occur throughout the digestive tract, in a healthy system, the small intestine has relatively low levels of bacteria; it’s supposed to be at highest concentrations in the colon. It is estimated that 80% of IBS sufferers have SIBO. What [...]

2020-09-09T10:05:04+00:00August 5th, 2019|Digestion, My Blog|0 Comments

How we work with HPA axis disregulation

HPA Axis Dysregulation is currently considered a non medical condition. Functional practitioners often work with HPA Axis Dysregulation when clients have been repeatedly to the Drs and have had “normal” test results but still feel unwell. What are the symptoms? Insomnia Weight Gain Weight Loss Pervasive Tiredness Muscle pain Headaches Dizziness upon standing [...]

2020-09-09T10:05:04+00:00August 5th, 2019|My Blog, Stress and Adrenals|0 Comments

How we work with digestive issues

Digestive issues affect a vast number of people. Everything from wind, upper digestive pain and problems with bowel movements would be considered a digestive issue. Symptoms • Heartburn• Acid Indigestion • Reflux • Bloating • Constipation • Diarrhoea• Bloating • Wind • Pain and IBS• Neck pain • Shoulder pain [...]

2020-09-09T10:05:04+00:00August 5th, 2019|Digestion, My Blog|0 Comments

5 Supplements to Support IBS

  If you are experiencing IBS you may find you can really benefit from a clean diet that is full of whole foods and excludes processed foods and common sensitisers. However, you may also really benefit from giving your irritable bowels some extra support with supplementing. To discover the exact supplements that will be beneficial [...]

2020-09-09T10:05:04+00:00January 19th, 2017|Digestion, IBS, My Blog|0 Comments

How To Improve Your Gut Microbiome In 10 Steps

How to improve your gut microbiome in 10 steps Cut out processed food and refined carbohydrates – these foods cause the bacteria in our gut to produce endotoxins. Research shows endotoxins lead to inflammation, weight gain and even depression Follow the microbiome diet – this specific diet removes toxins from the bowel and creates the [...]

2020-09-09T10:05:05+00:00January 4th, 2017|Digestion, IBS, My Blog, Wellness|0 Comments

The Great Oestrogen Imbalance

Many women suffer with hormonal symptoms thanks to an imbalance in the primary female hormone 'Oestrogen'. Where the medical model will look to the Pill, HRT or painkillers to control oestrogen symptoms, the Naturopathic model looks to diet, lifestyle and supplements to balance the endocrine system. What is Oestrogen? The term "Oestrogen" is an umbrella [...]

2020-09-09T10:05:21+00:00July 6th, 2015|My Blog, Wellness|0 Comments

Is exercise bad for me?

Take two women who embark on an intense exercise regime together at a Crossfit gym for 3 months. One woman gets stronger, fitter and healthier. The other woman frequently injures herself, picks up colds she cannot shift, starts to experience sleep disturbances and nightmares and her body fat increases. Why such a difference in experiences? [...]

2020-09-09T10:05:21+00:00June 18th, 2015|My Blog, Wellness|0 Comments

What if FODMAP doesn’t help IBS?

One of the first places IBS sufferers go to find relief from symptoms including symptoms including bloating, heartburn, digestive pain, wind, constipation and diarrhoea. is the FODMAP diet. What is a FODMAP diet? The FODMAP diet which was created in 1999 by Dr Sue Shepherd when she discovered through her PhD research that limiting FODMAP foods [...]

2020-09-09T10:05:21+00:00June 3rd, 2015|My Blog, Wellness|0 Comments

What makes balanced wellness unique?

Balanced Wellness are not just health experts. Our clients experience profound and deep transformation supported by our exceptional practitioners. Our clients are women who are ready to change their lives, their relationships, their health and their future. Our practitioners guide, support and encourage their clients to make deep lasting and profound change.At the core of what [...]

2020-09-09T10:05:24+00:00December 4th, 2014|My Blog|0 Comments

Eczema is a Gift

When I got my first patch of rough, dry, sore skin I didn’t think much of it. I was 20, the doctors said it was pretty normal after a tonsillectomy and sent me away with a tube of Dovebet steroid cream. Then the patches started to spread. They appeared on my torso, under my arms, [...]

2020-09-09T10:05:25+00:00September 18th, 2014|My Blog|0 Comments

Vitamin D – The Sunshine Vitamin

Having left London when I was 5 years old, I grew up in rural Suffolk, a child of the 70s with the heat wave in 1976 being the hottest summer on record.  TV was limited to Play School after school and Swap Shop on a Saturday morning, which allowed my parents to have a lie [...]

2020-09-09T10:05:25+00:00June 13th, 2014|My Blog|0 Comments

10 tips on coping with exam stress

Sometimes all you need is a hug from the right person … and all your stress will melt away. For many secondary school and university students, May marks the beginning of a stressful time as exams begin. A racing heart, stomach cramps, headaches, migraines, forgetfulness, trouble sleeping, feeling irritable or tearful, loss of appetite or [...]

2020-09-09T10:05:25+00:00May 20th, 2014|My Blog|0 Comments

Chronic Asthma and Kinesiology

Here is the case of a woman with what the Dr referred to as seasonal asthma and how Kinesiology helped her. The condition manifested with the client being very nasally, very congested with a blocked and runny nose. She was bored and frustrated with feeling lousy and wiping her nose constantly and her sense of smell [...]

2020-09-09T10:05:25+00:00April 3rd, 2014|My Blog|0 Comments

Too Little Acid CAUSES Heartburn

feeling the burn We shout at the TV a lot. Adverts drive us bonkers. If it’s not the Actimel adverts promoting friendly gut bacteria (that contain high levels of sugar which bad bacteria feeds from) it’s the cosmetic adverts promoting youth as if being a woman past 35 is something [...]

2020-09-09T10:05:25+00:00March 16th, 2014|My Blog|0 Comments

Children’s Digestive Issues and Kinesiology

Here is the case of a 5 year old boy with what we call ‘swinging bowels’ ie he would be constipated for upto a week at a time alternating with diarrhea that resulted in him having to wear nappies to school.  He had been referred to a paediatrician due to concerns over his size as [...]

2015-06-24T11:40:46+00:00November 19th, 2013|My Blog|0 Comments

Sorry seems to be the hardest word

  I am learning that I’m becoming pretty good at some things. And there is one thing in particular that I’m really great at. Saying sorry. I’m not talking about the heart felt apology for something that has hurt or harmed another human-being or animal.  I’m talking about the unashamedly ‘sorrys’ that either begin or [...]

2020-09-09T10:05:26+00:00November 14th, 2013|My Blog|0 Comments

Is DIY bad for your health?

its dangerous to look at cameras when using tools I trap my middle finger in the spot light fitting that I am man handling down from the ceiling, scream out in pain and instantly burst into tears. It’s the umpteenth time I have hurt myself in the last month doing [...]

2020-09-09T10:05:27+00:00August 13th, 2013|My Blog|0 Comments

Headaches, IBS and Kinesiology

Here is the case of a woman with IBS and headaches and how I used Kinesiology to support her. How many sessions: 6 over a 6 month period What I did in the clinic: The work has mostly been around reducing stress in her digestion and using Kinesiology techniques for rebalancing the intestinal system. I have also [...]

2020-09-09T10:05:27+00:00June 27th, 2013|My Blog|0 Comments

Stressed Marathon Runner and Kinesiology

Here is the case of a female endurance runner with high stress and how I used Kinesiology to support her. She runs her own Personal Training business and is married with 3 children. She presented with irregular sleep patterns, exercise induced asthma, poor digestion, low energy levels and hormone imbalances. How many sessions: 5 sessions over a [...]

2020-09-09T10:05:27+00:00June 13th, 2013|My Blog|0 Comments

Panic Attacks and Kinesiology

Here is a case of a woman with night terrors and how we used Kinesiology to support her. She suffered with regular panic attacks at night which would wake her up and she would spend an hour on the toilet vomiting and having diarrhea. This had been a problem she experienced for many years. How many sessions: [...]

2015-06-24T11:46:26+00:00May 7th, 2013|My Blog|0 Comments

IBS and Kinesiology

Here is a case of a man with IBS and how we used Kinesiology to support him. How many sessions: 8 over a 2 year period What I did in the clinic: I have always worked on supporting his digestive system and utilizing Kinesiology techniques for the Ileo Caecal Valve. I have also supported his [...]

2020-09-09T10:05:28+00:00April 29th, 2013|My Blog|0 Comments

What is Kinesiology?

So what is Kinesiology? It is a good question. And we, as practitioners, get asked that question a lot especially as it’s relatively unknown in this country. Kinesiology literally translated means ‘the study or science of movement’. There are a few different types of Kinesiology out there just to make things nice and confusing – [...]

2020-09-09T10:05:28+00:00April 24th, 2013|My Blog|0 Comments

Redefining Great Sex

Laura Knowles circa 1992 I am a teenager of the 90s. I have the photos of bad perms, red lipstick, waistcoats and enormous glasses to prove it. Aged 13 I was a cross between Deidre Barlow and Napoleon Dynamite much to my friends and family’s amusement. I grew up with [...]

2020-09-09T10:05:32+00:00August 15th, 2012|My Blog|0 Comments

Follow Your Bliss

Led Zeppelin serving humanity Husband is changing career. For too long now his response to my daily question “how was your day dear?” was “boring”. He is an IT manager so his regular hours and nice income have served us well particularly as being self employed my income can be [...]

2020-09-09T10:05:32+00:00May 14th, 2012|My Blog|0 Comments

Skin Deep – Healing Psoriasis

And I’m ready to leave the house I’ve always been a bit scabby if I’m honest. Puberty kicked in at 13 and so did a face full of spots and a delightfully embarrassing flaky scalp. Head and Shoulders didn’t shift it, Medicated Tar Shampoo that stank to high heaven didn’t [...]

2020-09-09T10:05:34+00:00December 14th, 2011|My Blog|3 Comments

Stress Heads – Managing Stress

my usual stress response I’m sat in bed stewing over my stressed pregnant friend. A brave, clever, dynamic woman who is risking it all to set up a business and invest everything she has financially and emotionally to make it happen. We speak almost daily, we talk about pretty much [...]

2020-09-09T10:05:34+00:00December 1st, 2011|My Blog|3 Comments

Diets don’t work!

A friend of mine sent me an email this morning "have you seen Kerry Katona in Heat magazine, she has put on so much weight!" I, like the rest of Britain, have been following the chaotic soap opera that is the ex-Atomic Kittens life and I logged on to take a look. Six months ago [...]

2020-09-09T10:05:35+00:00July 1st, 2009|My Blog|1 Comment
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