Asthma

Asthma Many people are diagnosed with mild asthma or respiratory problems nowadays. Some have severe problems which can be frightening and frustratingly difficult to treat.   There are several options available to help you. Nutritional therapy, hypnotherapy, Bowen therapy, acupuncture, stress control and breathing methods with a non-toxic and anti-allergic lifestyle are the main ones.   Nutritional …

Study Shows Omega 3, Zinc and Vitamin C Improve Symptoms of Asthma

A new study from researchers in Egypt and published in the medical journal Acta Paediatrica has found that a combination supplement containing omega 3, vitamin C and zinc may help to improve symptoms of asthma. The trial was a randomised, double blind, placebo-self-controlled crossover trial, which involved 60 children with an average age of 8 …

Top 4 Most Common Secondary Autoimmune Disorders In Coeliacs

We all know that autoimmune disorders tend to come in multiples, sadly: got one, probably develop another. This is why I am constantly advising people with diagnosed coeliac disease – and non-coeliac gluten sensitivity, which I am convinced for some involves an autoimmune element – to test for the presence of others. Of course, it …

Leaky Gut/Hyper-Permeability

Leaky Gut/Hyper-Permeability   This is a specialism of mine and I wrote the Barrier Plan a few years ago after researching the area fully. (This has now morphed into the Gluten Plan, more on this below..) In essence, leaky gut is a commonly-used term for what is actually intestinal hyper-permeability – do use that term if …

Anaphylaxis

Is It Anaphylaxis? Now, this is not my field. This site is much more about food sensitivity and unusual forms of that than classical IgE allergy. But, it is important you know how to recogniose anaphylaxis so that’s why this page is here. Symptoms to watch out for… Anaphylaxis is not that easy to recognise …