Depression & Emotional Growth

17th February 2016 by Miss Janice Wilson

Depression is a serious condition affecting 1 in 6 people at some time with research showing that experiencing during childhood, when the nervous system is developing rapidly is predictive of depressive illness in later life. Despite this evidence, most of the literature on the subject is confined to a discussion of the symptoms with the focus on


Restless Legs Syndrome

25th October 2012

Restless Legs Syndrome (RLS) is a neurological condition associated with altered dopamine functioning within the central nervous system rather than a problem with the legs themselves: “The problem lies with the brain messages being sent to the legs and not with the legs themselves. The brain produces dopamine, which acts as a messenger for cell receptors… “ says Katie Sidle, Consultant


Leaky Gut Symptoms

1st May 2012

Symptoms indicating a “leaky gut” include: Allergies/food intolerances Arthritis/rheumatism Asthma/atopic eczema Chronic fatigue Coeliac disease/Crohn’s disease Colitis/enteritis Often called “the second brain”, because of the high concentration of neuro-peptides and neuro-transmitter receptors present along both the large and small intestine, the gastro-intestinal (GI) system is highly responsive to any emotional or mental distress we might