Allergies, Intolerances and Sensitivities with Homeopathy and Flower Essences

In a world where allergies and sensitivities are an ever increasing problem, it will come as quite a relief to discover that there is some significant help available within the complementary therapy field. 

Common reactions

Professionally trained homeopaths, often have many clients with quite debilitating issues.  Probably the most common problems are hay fever, food intolerances, chemical sensitivities and pet allergies (particularly cats, dogs, rabbits and horses).  They can trigger a number of physical stresses within the body.  Which system is directly affected depends very much upon the constitutional weakness of the individual.  So, for example, where there is a tendency towards respiratory weakness in the family, we may well see asthma as a reaction.   Alternatively, where the family genes suggest a weak digestive system, diarrhoea is very possible. In addition, direct contact with the substance can often create an immediate skin reaction.  The area can become inflamed or puffy, sometimes quite rapidly. Continue reading

Does Gluten affect you?

Gluten troubles were once thought to be a problem primarily for those with celiac disease. But recent research indicates that gluten-related disorders extend to a far broader population, and affect far more than the digestive system.

As scientists chip away at the mountain of health problems caused by  modern diets, a troubling finding is emerging. Continue reading

Gluten-Free Diet: What’s In, What’s Out

A gluten-free diet is a diet that excludes the protein gluten. Gluten is found in grains such as wheat, barley, rye and triticale (a cross between wheat and rye).

A gluten-free diet is used to treat celiac disease or just a food intolerance to gluten, an autoimmune disorder that can appear at any age and is caused by an intolerance to gluten. Gluten causes inflammation in the small intestines of people with celiac disease. Eating a gluten-free diet helps people with celiac disease control their signs and symptoms and prevent complications. Continue reading

What is ADHD?

Hyperactivity is an increasing problem in modern society and “attention deficit hyperactivity disorder” – commonly labeled ADHD “and attention deficit disorder” – commonly labeled ADD is one of the fastest growing conditions among children in Western countries today. It is also sometimes labeled hyperactivity disorder.

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