Oestrogens are a family of hormones which include Estrone (E1), Oestradiol (E2), and Estriol (E3). There are also oestrogen metabolites which are primarily metabolized in the liver and excreted from the body through the digestive and urinary tracts. This topic can get quite complex and a real case in point as to the importance of personalised nutrition and supplement advice. The DUTCH test (which we offer in clinic) gives us exactly this information. However, if you want the basics of healthy oestrogen metabolism read on….
Headache disorders (of which migraine is one) are among the most common disorders of the nervous system and it has been estimated that almost half of the adult population have had a headache at least once within the last year. Given the year we have just had however this figure may be considerably underestimated. [Read more…]
Sleep is fundamental to our good health. It’s crucial role in immune and stress support makes it even more of a priority at the moment. Studies show that the longer we sleep, the longer we live and vice versa. It helps us manage stress and boosts resilience and focus and can even help weight regulation. We can all feel the impact of a bad night’s sleep straight away. But getting even slightly too little most nights chips away at our ability to cope on an ongoing basis. So why aren’t we getting enough?