Infantile Eczema – what is it and why does my baby have it?

Infantile eczema is a common condition that affects many babies. Typically we see the face and the creases / joints of the body affected, but it can appear anywhere on the body. IE can be a distressing condition for babies and their parents. Your child is itchy, restless and irritable. We feel helpless as parents […]

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A Constitutional remedy in action

I love the ability of homeopathy to heal emotional and physical ailments. This case was a really beautiful illustration of a good constitutional remedy in action. Here I would like to demonstrate how we find a remedy and show the response it has had a few weeks later I met a lovely lady back in […]

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Welcome to the Neurotic Mothers Club!

Are we really becoming a nation of neurotic mothers? This is a question I asked myself a lot 10 years ago, when my son was sick and yet no doctor would take the time to listen to me. He had an ongoing cough, every cold went to his chest, he was diagnosed with asthma initially, […]

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Sensory Processing Disorder – Sensitivity on another level

I’ve seen many children with Sensory Processing Disorder over the years. None were as severe as the case I am presenting now: Ellie’s Mum contacted me in July this year with concerns over her daughters SPD, emotional meltdowns and aggression. I have never met Ellie and both of our appointments have been carried out online […]

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Steroids & Eczema – A Flawed Treatment

  Over the years in practice I have met many children with eczema, sometimes this isn’t why they have be brought to see me, often it’s mild and ‘managed’ with steroid creams and sometimes its severe and ongoing and the parents and child have ultimately been forced to live with it. I notice that these children often […]

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Why is my child constantly ill?

Regularly I am seeing and hearing of young children stuck in a pattern of low immunity and repeat infections. Chest infections, ear infections, infected eczema, tonsils etc etc. An overwhelming majority of these children have something in common. Antibiotics. Several short courses for acute infections and sometimes long term low dose to ‘prevent’ a recurrence. Shocking […]

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The Case of the 7 Year Impacted Bowel

  January 2018: Katie is 7 years old. She came to see me with a chronic issue of constipation and withholding her stools since she was a tiny baby. She was under the care of an incontinence team and a few months ago had to undergo a dis-impaction procedure that involved a week off school […]

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Turning Night Sweats into Sweet Nights

Nov 2017: I met 43 year old Susan back in November last year. Her main complaint was severe night sweats, every night, without fail. She had to sleep on a bath towel. She had difficulty getting off to sleep, and would wake up in the early hours drenched and cold. Her periods were extremely painful […]

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The story of the beige eating boy

In practice I am surprised by the number of children i’m seeing who will only eat beige foods. Ed’s story is just one of many I could tell. Ed is 7, his mum brought him to see me in January this year with concerns over his immunity. Life was a constant cycle of colds, swollen […]

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