I can honestly say that I felt lost and a little hopeless before I met Catriona. I was convinced I was dying of something, I felt so toxic and merely existing in a world that I loved to engage in. I had felt really “stressed anxious, irritable and frustrated with my lack of bodily strength and my inability to think” for the last year but I had attributed it to stress in changing my job.
Too many women accept that painful and heavy periods are a natural part of life. Although we don’t talk about our periods much, you’ve probably had enough conversations with female family and friends to have come to the conclusion that, in westernised societies, it’s pretty normal to have long, heavy periods. But what if they’re a sign that something is off with our health.
I’d love to take a moment to introduce myself I’m Catriona Walsh, a nutrition and lifestyle coach, or NLC, although for years I worked as a doctor in the NHS before that. I was actually a consultant paediatrician with a special interest in paediatric allergy. I’ve written more about my journey here. What was the catalyst that led to my […]
This week I’ve got a delicious pulled beef brisket recipe for you. It’s paleo and LCHF-friendly and it’s very easy to adapt it to autoimmune protocol (AIP) as well. My farmer-butcher had brisket from a very mature cow this weekend. She was actually seven years old. The cow that is, not my farmer. I’d been hearing all about how much […]
Mitochondria are awesome! But why would you want to learn about them?
Well, because if you have any sort of chronic illness, particularly if you have exposure to toxins, then some of your mitochondria are malfunctioning. Mitochondrial dysfunction could be ruining your metabolism. And there is actually a lot that you can do about this.
You might be wondering whether gadolinium toxicity is a real thing. Here I explain how you get exposed to gadolinium and what sort of symptoms are experienced by people with gadolinium deposition disease.