Your Remedy Blog
Thanks for stopping by. I share articles on healthy living, herbs, food as medicine, and my own personal take on “hot” health topics.
Disclaimer: This blog provides general information only and should not be used as a substitute for professional medical advice.
Do you regularly experience severe bloating around 60-90 minutes after eating, have diarrhoea and/or constipation? Are you unable tolerate an increasing number of foods that you used to be able to eat such as dairy, fruit, starchy vegetables and grains? Did...read more
A new tool to beat sugar cravings “Help me reduce sugar cravings!!!” This is one of the most requested symptoms my clients want to fix. It’s an important one to tackle as sugar cravings may indicate poorly regulated blood glucose or adrenal issues and if...read more
Judging by the length of history many herbs have with helping us to sleep, we humans have always struggled to get quality shut-eye. Although there is a cupboard full of herbs for sleep I have chosen my five favourites to share with you. A note on safety...read more
The right to painless periods If you are one of the estimated 50% or more of women who dread “that time of the month” due to cramping, shooting, dragging pain which accompanies your period you may have been told “it’s all part of being a woman”, “it’s...read more
To use an oft (over) quoted line from Game of Thrones – Winter is coming…. This means more time cooped up indoors and more sharing of germs. Of course, the best foundation for your immune system is a nutritious diet, regular exercise and plenty of sleep,...read more
If you are having problems sleeping and you visit your GP, you may be prescribed melatonin. However, this may not be your first class ticket to the land of nod. Melatonin will only help you sleep if your sleep issues are caused by not having enough or not releasing...read more
You’ve got pain in your lower belly. A constant urge to pee. Your bladder feels like it’s on fire and your toilet bowl smells like something from the pits of hell. Hello, urinary tract infection! Most women will experience at least one in their life. However, some...read more
Magnesium - a key nutrient Magnesium is one most common intracellular mineral that has over 300 biochemical functions in the body including the production of neurotransmitters, muscle contraction – relaxation phase and cellular energy production via the citric acid...read more
Is your hair clogging your shower drain or filling up your hair brush? Is the hair on top of your head thin enough to see your scalp through? Although not often openly discussed, hair loss affects up to 50% of women at some point in their life....read more
Recently a study was presented at a meeting of the American Heart Association reporting low gluten diets increased the risk of developing Type 2 diabetes. When this was distilled into media sound bites, the message implied gluten-free diets paved the way for...read more
Are you too embarrassed to wear open toed shoes because your toenails look like they belong on a creature from Jurassic Park? The yellow-white discolouration, nail thickening and crumbling are characteristics of a fungal nail infection or onychomycosis....read more
Your natural perimenopause option Menopause occurs when a woman has not had a menstrual period for 12 months. The time before menopause is known as perimenopause, and it’s this time that women experience most of the well-known menopause symptoms. It can last...read more