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Why I am Here...

In the summer of 2006 I was diagnosed with Chronic Fatigue Syndrome. A condition which left me bed bound and exhausted. I was informed that this was an illness for which there was no treatment and then I was discharged and left to go it alone.

Two years later I was diagnosed with Endometriosis following a surgical laparoscopy. Having suffered with extreme pain, heavy periods and multiple hospital admissions for nearly 8 years, I was somewhat relieved to finally have a diagnosis. However, the treatment offered was limited to a hysterectomy or trying for a baby, none of which felt like viable options for me.

I felt disempowered and disillusioned by the treatment options, as well as the conventional medical system that I felt had failed me for years; offering no viable route back to reclaiming my health. I also felt that my health was in the hands of professionals who I had no trust or faith in, yet I lacked the education and tools to find a better solution.

 

In October 2010 I decided to travel to Australia, where I lived for a year. Whilst there I found myself surrounded by an abundant recognition and awareness of naturopathic treatment.

 

I decided to research naturopathy and nutrition for myself and became inspired by the abundance of information, success stories and healing that this brought to a variety of health conditions including my own.

 

 

 

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"My most challenging moments due to poor health, have inspired me to guide others on their journey to optimum health.

Changing my diet and lifestyle transformed my health and created a new awareness and appreciation of my body, and as a result my mind and spirit too; expanding my sense of wellbeing into all aspects of my life".

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Through my extensive personal research, I decided to make some radical changes to my diet and lifestyle. Within a matter of months I was symptom free for the first time in years!

I was so inspired by the changes in my health, that I decided to learn as much as I could in order to help others, who like me, had lost hope and had no improvement with conventional treatment options. So I returned to London to complete a diploma in naturopathy and nutrition at The College of Naturopathic Medicine (CNM). 

I am a certified member of BANT and the CNHC and have also completed my AFMCP training through the Institute of Functional Medicine.  ​

I work with a variety of health conditions but have a keen interest in digestive health and SIBO, having taken specialised courses with Dr Allison Siebecker and Dr Jason Hawrelak.