Did you know that acne is so largely driven by imbalances in blood sugar levels that it has been coined the “diabetes of the skin” ? Hormones, environment and diet along with genetics can all play their role in acne but one major cause of skin congestion and breakouts stems from blood sugar imbalance. When
Think about how your daily routine usually starts. Do you wash your hair? Brush your teeth? Put on deodorant or perfume? Slap on some lippy or mascara? Before you’ve even walked out the door you have potentially exposed yourself to over 200 different chemicals. And if you’re using commercial products, (often your conventional brands bought
Did you know that every cell in your body has a membrane made up of fats? These fats, or fatty acids, make up the lipid bilayer in the cell membrane which acts as a gateway to allow nutrients in and waste products out of the cell keeping it healthy and functioning at its optimum.
If you live in the modern world, you have a job, a family, relationships, bills to pay, you drink coffee or alcohol, you don’t get enough sleep or exercise, your skin is breaking out, if you’re human… chances are you are probably stressed! When we stress, the mechanism in the body that switches on
It’s medicine, but not the way we’ve known it. Functional medicine is challenging the conventional medical model, it’s more patient focussed, it looks at the body as an entire integrated system, and it is the future of conventional medicine. It’s a different approach to the traditional black and white diagnostic tools we are used