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Is Therapy Right For Me?

If you’ve ever wondered whether you’d benefit from therapy, or feel nervous about taking that first step, it’s important to know that you are not alone. This week, we’re spending some time to talk about some of the reasons why people decide to come to therapy, as well as what to expect at [...]

2019-09-19T15:32:30+00:00September 6th, 2019|

The Role of Stomach Acid & Digestive Enzymes, Issues with Acid Reflux and Why Antacids Don’t Always Work…

What happens when food reaches our stomach? A couple of weeks ago, we published a blog discussing Assimilation and the Digestive System, briefly examining each stage of the digestive system. We mentioned that after chewing and swallowing, our food then reaches our stomach. But what happens next? What Gets Digested in [...]

2019-09-19T15:18:08+00:00August 30th, 2019|

Mindful Eating & The Benefits of Chewing

Following on from last week’s blog, where we went into greater detail on the first node of the Functional Medicine Matrix known as Assimilation, this week we’re focusing the microscope in even further, by looking at the very first stage of the digestion process - chewing. Why is chewing so important? [...]

2019-09-19T15:32:15+00:00August 23rd, 2019|

Assimilation & the Digestive System: The First Node of the Functional Medicine Matrix

The following blog covers Assimilation, one area of the Functional Medicine Matrix which I talked about a little bit about in an earlier blog . I wanted to spend some more time exploring these areas or ‘nodes’ separately and in slightly more detail as each are extremely important. And so, in writing this [...]

2019-09-19T15:17:53+00:00August 16th, 2019|

Exploring the Healing Art of Shiatsu

The following blog is covering an area in the 8th node of Functional Medicine - the Mental, Emotional and Spiritual Factors node. Shiatsu connects the mind, body and soul to bring the life force into balance, encourage flow and remind the individual of their own healing capabilities. It’s a healing art that [...]

2019-09-19T15:31:47+00:00August 9th, 2019|

The Functional Medicine Matrix

Do you remember the last time you felt truly well? Not just ok - but vibrant, energetic and without any aches and pains? This could be one of the first questions a Functional Medicine Practitioner might ask you - and although it’s not always an easy question to answer, from a Functional Medicine [...]

2019-09-19T15:18:35+00:00August 2nd, 2019|