Quote of the Week

Two-thirds of people with a gluten sensitivity experience neurological symptoms instead of gut symptoms. This is because the tissue most affected by a gluten sensitivity is nerve tissue.The majority of Hashimoto’s [autoimmune hypothyroid] patients are gluten-sensitive or have celiac disease, which means gluten can play a role in their depression and anxiety.Gluten cross reacts with dairy, meaning the …

Myo-Inositol for PCOS

A recent study reminded me how good myo-inositol, a close associate of the B Complex vitamin group, can be for polycystic ovary syndrome, especially if you are having trouble conceiving. Check the study here: Impact of myo-inositol treatment in women with polycystic ovary syndrome in assisted reproductive technologies Polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS) is marked in …

Art on Prescription

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An evaluation revealed a 71% decrease in feelings of anxiety and a 73% fall in depression; 76% of participants said their wellbeing increased and 69% felt more socially included. Arts & Minds, an arts and mental health charity runs weekly art workshops for people experiencing depression, stress or anxiety in Cambridgeshire. Sessions are led by …