menopause

HORMONE RESET PROGRAMME – STARTING 23rd APRIL 2021

Due to the success and popularity of our guided programmes we are thrilled to announce we are running our Female Hormone Reset Programme starting 23rd April. If you are a practitioner looking for support and guidance with female hormones this is the course for you. With a 4 week hormone…

49 yo F with menopausal & thyroid issues

49 year old menopausal & thyroid issues My patient had full hysterectomy in July 11, since then suffered with really bad fatigue, GP tested thyroid and put her on 25 mg, this has now increased to 100mg since Nov 11 with no benefit. 3 months ago she went on HRT…

Cravings post Menopause

How to effectively deal with strong sugar cravings in post/menopausal women? Katerina

51 yo F with menopausal

I have been working with her for 6 months and have focussed on gut support and blood sugar balance which has improved symptoms significantly, currently in remission phase. Waiting for results of Vit D test, and would like to provide anti-inflammatory, anti-oxidant and bone support (family history osteoporosis) Already taking…

79 yo F with hot hands/ feet/ face

Female age 79 years- presenting with hot hands/ feet/ face and other body areas including breasts- not sweating. just hot and uncomfortable. Post menopausal for several years. PMH ulcerative colitis- which is well controlled and malignant melanoma which was successfully removed. Nil else of note. These current symptoms of hot…

64 yo F with faint swollen ankles

This client is 10 years on from Menopause. Since middle age she has disliked activities which get her hot and sweaty. She runs her own company which is successful, not overweight, exercises regularly (Pilates, swimming), walking, keen gardener. She sleeps well and is careful with what she eats. Has normal…

56 yo F with food sensitivities, menopausal and would like more energy

56yr old female with food sensitivities, menopausal and would like more energy. She has had 2 York tests done – 2008 – white bread & yeast scored 2 Egg yolks, cows milk 1 Sesame seeds 1/2 2015 – sunflower, yeast, egg whites, sesame seeds, gluten – red Egg yolks, soya…

55 yo F with Post-cholecystectomy diarrhoea IBS menopausal follow up part II

Dear Dr Born, Many thanks for your email. I am quite upset by my patient’s response. Although it’s only been on email, she implies that the supplements have aggrevated her condition, and since stopping the supplements her symptoms have lessened. As expected her consultant has said that the supplements probably…

55 yo F with Post-cholecystectomy diarrhoea IBS menopausal follow up

Hi, I am updating you and I also need some advice. My client has had good news on her cholesterol, it’s gone down. However over the last couple of weeks, diarrhoea has returned and she is feeling despondent. Today she emailed me to tell me she has discomfort under her…

44 yo F with peri-menopausal lady with hot flushes

44 year old peri-menopausal lady with hot flushes, I initially suggest a supplement programme of Equi-fem 1 with each meal (3X day) plus Gammanol Forte 2 with each meal, B12 Folate Plus 2 with each meal, Cytozyme-F 1 with each meal and Vitamin D. She has been taking these for…

30 yo F with nightmares & screaming

I have a 30 year old female client who suffers with very bad nightmares which happen several times a week and she wakes up screaming and sweating. Normally she is able to go straight back to sleep but is waking up in the morning feeling very unrestested. This lady initially…

Hashimoto and Hair Loss

Jan 2017 – client came for support with intense itching, hair loss (significant) following partial thyroid removal from a benign cyst. GP tests showed raised peroxidase antibodies. Client has excess wind, nightly hot flushes and itching all over which impacts sleep. Initial recommendation removed gluten, less inflammatory foods in diet…

ITP (autoimmune thrombocytopenia), hair loss, insomnia

Good Afternoon, I would appreciate some advice regarding a patient I have got in General Practice with ITP (autoimmune thrombocytopaenia) and very troublesome fatigue. On my first encounter she was very focussed on the point that the ITP is causing fatigue and not to receptive to the concept of chronic…

51 yo female weight loss & menopausal symptoms

Hello. I have a 51 year old female client who has come to me for weight loss, is starting to experience some menopausal symptoms (period schedule change). My first response is to get her bowels moving through diet – hydration + fibre – veg, flax, kiwi, prune; movement – yoga,…

Weight Loss Heart Health

I saw a 49 year old women last with Arrhythmogenic Right Ventricular Dysplasia, a rare form of cardiomyopathy where the muscles of the right ventricle is replaced by fat/fibrous tissue. She was diagnosed in 2016, four months after her mother died tragically. ICD fitter later the same year. Her older…

Weight Loss, Heart Health

I saw a 49 year old women last with Arrhythmogenic Right Ventricular Dysplasia (ARVD), a rare form of cardiomyopathy where the muscles of the right ventricle is replaced by fat/fibrous tissue. She was diagnosed in 2016, four months after her mother died tragically. ICD fitter later the same year. Her…

50 yo F with Hashimotos, Menopause & Hair Loss

Main symptoms – Hashimotos, hot flushes, hair loss, poor sense of smell, sluggish bowels, itching and an inability to gain weight Jan 2017 – client came for support with intense itching, hair loss (significant) following partial thyroid removal from a benign cyst. GP tests showed raised peroxidase antibodies. Client has…

51 yo F with menopausal symptoms

How to reduce a self-prescribed 24 supplements per day for 51 year client with menopausal symptoms We are specifically aiming to reduce and modify the HUGE list below. This is the aspect I am particularly looking for help with. • Age 51, sex F, height 5 ft 7 and weight…