Our latest news and nutritional information written by our highly experienced nutritionists here at Glenville Nutrition Clinic.
HRT – it’s not your only option….
What’s important is working out what symptoms are due to the menopause, and what are simply symptoms of ageing.
Do you become more easily run-down through the autumn and don’t know why?
This time may be a welcome boost for your thirsty garden but is a known trigger for 2 million+ UK citizens who struggle to stay upbeat and become rundown through the autumn and winter months.
Menopause Is Not An Illness It Is A Natural Event
Women in many cultures do not experience menopause as a crisis demanding medical intervention. Many of them simply do not suffer the physical and emotional symptoms that women in the West are programmed to accept as inevitable. A time when the emphasis shifts away from doing the chores, working in the fields, to the role of lawmaker and counsellor to younger couples, where maturity and experience make a significant and valuable contribution to the family and society.
Using Foods To Help The Transition Of The Menopause
The menopause is a natural event in a woman’s life and you can use foods that Nature provides us in order to help you go through this transition easily and comfortably, controlling many of the symptoms of the menopause including hot flushes, night sweats, dry hair and skin, tiredness, memory loss, mood swings, aching joints and also weight gain.
Top Tips On How To Treat, Prevent And Reverse Osteoporosis
Osteoporosis means ‘porous bones’, where bone density is reduced and there is an increased risk of fracture. Osteoporosis affects 1 in 2 women over the age of 50 but it is important to think of bone health as early as possible especially if there is a strong family history. Other risk factors include: anorexia, medications e.g. steroids or antacids, low level of physical activity and smoking.
What Is Cystitis And Can A Change In Diet Help?
Cystitis is an inflammation of the bladder, and it can be the result of infection, irritation, or bruising, or even a combination of these three factors.What symptoms can you experience?
An overwhelming urge to urinate every few minutes, normally with little urine to pass.
Burning pain during urination.
Why Is Vitamin D Crucial For Brain Health?
We have known for many years that Vitamin D is important for bone health and in the prevention of osteoporosis. However, it is only in recent years that we have realised how important this nutrient is for general health and, particularly, for brain health. Here are just some of the main benefits of vitamin D
How To Avoid Monday Morning Hangover
The fastest way to help the body recover from the effects of a hangover caused by alcohol, rich food and late nights, is to support your body’s detoxification process, restore your blood sugar balance and combat dehydrate.
Read what Dr Marilyn Glenville advises.
Find Out How Your Brain Works And Prevent Dementia
The terms dementia and Alzheimer’s are often used interchangeably but dementia is actually an umbrella term for up to 100 different types of disease, of which Alzheimer’ is just one of them. What’s more, a person can suffer from more than one form of dementia at any one time and that’s because our brain – though all connected – has different parts which all serve different functions.
Phytonutrients – And Their Importance For Hormone Health
Phytoestrogens (phyto meaning ‘plant’) are substances that occur naturally in foods and they have a very interesting effect on our hormones.
What Are Xenoestrogens And Why Are They Affecting Your Health
Xenoestrogens are stored in body fat and can affect men and women differently. Overweight people tend to have higher concentrations because xenoestrogens are lipophilic (meaning they love fat). They are also appearing everywhere, currently there are over 3900 brands of insecticides, herbicides and fungicides which are approved for use in the UK. Some fruit and vegetables are sprayed up to 10 times before they reach the supermarkets.
The 5 Stages of Natural Endometriosis Treatment
Treating endometriosis naturally involves taking a dramatically different approach to the condition, and it will be aimed at supporting the underlying problems that trigger the endometriosis to grow.
At the same time, symptoms will be controlled.
Health Facts That You May Not Know…
With food intolerances (also known as a food sensitivities) once you have identified what you are reacting to and eliminated it, basically giving your digestive system a ‘break’ to improve your digestive health, then it is likely that you can then go back to eating those foods in moderation.
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