A Little Soul

Vitamin D

Of all the vitamins, it seems like vitamin D has had the most air time of late. Certainly in our clinics, it’s the one patients seem to ask most about – are they getting enough, how do they know if they are getting enough and do they need to take supplements? Vitamin D helps our […]

“If a migraine is just a headache, then Godzilla is just a lizard”

One in seven of us will suffer from migraines, so there is a good chance that someone you know suffers with migraines – it might even be you. It is estimated that there are nearly 200,000 migraines every day in the UK. More common in women than in men, it can affect us at any […]

Vitamin C

This crucial vitamin helps our skin to heal and protects the cells within our bodies.   You may have heard of scurvy, a scourge common in pirates, when they would spend days and months at sea and have limited access to fresh and varied foods. Scurvy is a lack of vitamin C. In patients suffering […]

Vitamin B

Next in our quick series of Vitamin FAQ’s we look at vitamin B (if you missed Vitamin A – you can read it here). There are actually lots of different types of vitamin B, but for our bodies the main ones are: B1 – thiamin B2 – riboflavin B3 – niacin B5 – pantothenic acid […]

Vitamin A

In a series of short posts we will be looking at crucial vitamins for our body – today we’re looking at Vitamin A. You might know Vitamin A as retinol, and is helpful for your body’s natural defence against illness as well as keeping our skin healthy. It’s also important in aiding us see in […]

Your sense of self: the magic five.

Self Confidence. Self Esteem. Self Worth. Self Belief. Self Respect. All priceless. All fragile. All unique. Our sense of self is intricately tied to our personalities, experiences, belief systems and the bubble we find ourselves in. It can take a life time to build and a second to shatter.   On the face of it, […]

Time to hydrate

All this week we’re focusing on Nutrition and Hydration Week, an awareness campaign that could be custom made for us. It’s aim is to spread the important message of maintaining health by considering our nutrition and hydration. Today we’re looking at the most basic and yet the most vital aspect of nutrition and hydration: Water. […]

World Kidney Day 2017 : Kidney Disease and Obesity

Annually, a global event is held to help drive awareness of kidney problems and how we can all help to protect these vital organs. This year the theme is ‘Kidney disease and obesity’. Our kidneys are organs like no other in the body, acting as a filtration system for our blood helping us to eliminate toxins […]