Gut Health & Gut Microbiome

Posted on July 13, 2020 at 11:00 am


There is increasing evidence and awareness of the importance of gut microbiome, which contributes to overall health (physical and mental). What is gut microbiome? Our gut microbiome is made up of ecosystem of micro-organisms which include bacteria, viruses and fungi. This biodiversity is sensitively balanced to help break down food and toxins, make vitamins and […]

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Cognitive Behavioural Therapy (CBT)

Posted on October 7, 2019 at 1:19 pm


CBT is an evidence-based psychological talking therapy to help with feelings through changing the way individuals think and behave. It is commonly used to treat mental health difficulties such as low mood and/or anxiety, however it can be used to treat a number of other disorders as below. Difficulties/disorders that are helped by CBT Anxiety […]

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Balance your Hormones to Balance your Life

Posted on September 4, 2019 at 3:54 pm


Hormonal imbalances affect a number of people, both men and women, and sometimes the impact of this on daily life is underestimated. The effects of hormone imbalances may be seen through diabetes, thyroid disorders, menstrual irregularities, infertility, adrenal fatigue, low testosterone, poly-cystic ovarian disease (PCOS) etc. The list of symptoms is endless and some of […]

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Physical Health and Feel Good Exercise

Posted on March 5, 2019 at 3:07 pm


We all know exercise is good for our physical health. However, there is ample evidence that it also helps our mental health. It is helpful in Depression, Anxiety, ADHD, Dementia and many other psychiatric disorders, and reduces stress. It helps to calm us, increases energy, improves focus, improves memory, addresses sleep difficulties and boosts self-esteem. […]

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Diet and Mental Health

Posted on March 5, 2019 at 2:15 pm


‘Let food be thy medicine and medicine be thy food.’ Wondering about the link between diet and mental health? Well, we all know that eating well, healthily and sensibly is a good idea. As a Psychiatrist and Functional Medicine practitioner, I take it one step further and believe that food can unlock the key towards […]

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