• Login
0

0044 (0)2089016477

Health Conditions

Natural health products can provide support in preventing or alleviating the symptoms of many common health concerns. While we’ve categorised some of our products by ‘health conditions’ for the sake of convenience, if you are currently suffering from a health condition, we’d always recommend that you seek the advice of a suitably qualified health professional.

Learn more about the causes of many common health conditions, which can be alleviated through taking scienced-based natural health products.


Candida Overgrowth Treatment

Candida Albicans is a single celled, fungal yeast that is impossible to keep out of the body. Normally, it does no harm, because probiotics (good gut bacteria) like acidophilus keep it in check. When probiotics are destroyed, however (by birth control pills, HRT, antibiotics, steroids, extreme stress etc), Candida can grow out of control in the gut, or even become systemic and travel throughout the body.

View More

Constipation

Constipation is passage of small amounts of hard, dry bowel movements, usually fewer than three times a week. People who are constipated may find it difficult and painful to have a bowel movement. Other symptoms of constipation include feeling bloated, uncomfortable, and sluggish.

View More

Diverticular Disease

Diverticular disease is common in developed or industrialised countries—particularly the United States, England, and Australia—where low-fibre diets are common. The disease is rare in countries of Asia and Africa, where people eat high-fibre vegetable diets.

View More

Parasites

Parasites can be broadly classified as either protozoa (such as Giardia and Cryptosporidium), worms (such as nematodes and cestodes), and flukes.

View More

Irritable Bowel Syndrome

Irritable Bowel Syndrome (IBS) is one of the most common complaints in the western world. Around 50% of all gastrointestinal complaints and half of all GP referrals are due to IBS. Irritable bowel syndrome is also known by many other names, such as spastic colon, mucous colitis, functional bowel disorder, dyspeptic diarrhoea, spastic constipation, anxiety and GI syndrome, and nervous bowel.

View More

Bloating and Wind

Chronic bloating, wind, belching and abdominal discomfort are often early signs that all is not well with the digestive triad of absorption, assimilation and elimination.

View More

Crohn’s Disease

Two diseases constitute Inflammatory Bowel Disease – Ulcerative Colitis and Crohn’s Disease. They are distinct but similar, and both are chronic, relapsing and remitting conditions. They affect around 1.5 people per 1,000 in the Western World.

View More

Diarrhoea

Normal stool frequency ranges from three times per week to three times per day. Diarrhoea may be defined as an excess of stool being passed, usually accompanied by an increased frequency and liquidity of the stool.

View More

Gluten Intolerance

Gluten Intolerance, or Gluten Sensitivity, is a condition where the body is intolerant to foods containing gluten.

View More

Heartburn and Reflux

The name Heartburn is an umbrella term for common gastro-intestinal discomfort variously described by sufferers as indigestion, fullness, gaseousness, abdominal distension, burning pain in the upper abdomen, chest or behind the breastbone (epigastric pain). It is common for heartburn to have a burning quality to the pain, hence the name.

View More

Indigestion

Pain due to heartburn and indigestion often radiates between the shoulder blades, whereas oesophageal spasm (sometimes triggered by acid reflux) more commonly causes chest pain, and can be mistaken for cardiac chest pain.

View More

Lactose Intolerance

Lactose intolerance is a painful and socially difficult condition suffered by between 6 and 10 million people in the UK. Nausea, stomach cramps, bloating, wind and diarrhoea are all commonly associated with this condition.

View More

Leaky Gut

Leaky Gut is a poorly recognised but extremely common problem, and as such is rarely tested for. Essentially, it represents a hyperpermeable intestinal lining. In other words, larger than normal spaces develop between the cells of the gut wall, and bacteria, toxins and small particles of food leak out of the gut and into the body.

View More

ME and Chronic Fatigue Syndrome

Crushing fatigue and ‘foggy brain’ are two of the main symptoms reported by sufferers of ME, Chronic Fatigue Syndrome and Fibromyalgia. While each of these conditions is extremely debilitating, there is now good news because help is at hand.

View More

Peptic Ulcer

A peptic ulcer is a hole in the gut lining of the stomach, duodenum, or esophagus. A peptic ulcer of the stomach is called a gastric ulcer; of the duodenum, a duodenal ulcer; and of the esophagus, an esophageal ulcer. An ulcer occurs when the lining of these organs is corroded by the acidic digestive juices which are secreted by the stomach cells.

View More

Ulcerative Colitis

Ulcerative Colitis is a chronic condition of the colon and rectum, in which inflammation occurs along with ulceration; according to conventional medicine it is incurable. Diagnosis is usually by means of colonoscopy and mucosal biopsy. Initial treatment for flare-ups is usually administration of steroids such as prednisolone.

View More