Functional Medicine & Nutrition

Here at PrivateGP.com we provide cutting edge services in Functional Medicine which integrates with nutrition to provide the most up to date biochemical tests, which can measure the levels of chemcials in your body to determine exactly which nutrients and foods you need to take. We are one of the very few places in the UK to provide such as service and are pioneering the way for future medicine in this way. At PrivateGP.com we have a gold standard in Nutritional services with our nutritionists Lindsay Kubicki and Shelia Storer.

Our functional medicine tests includes some of the most advanced Food Allergy Testing and food intolerance based medicine available. If you are interested in these services you can read more about them via the links in this text or elsewhere on the website or you can book an appointment or make an enquiry by calling 0116 270 0373

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What is Functional Medicine?

Functional Medicine is the Medicine of the future! It involves a full understanding of the biochemistry of the body and allows us to understand fully your body chemistry right down to it’s genes. This can be used along side traditional medicine to diagnose and treat a wide variety of symptoms and illnesses. Functional medicine gets to the root of the problem and can help in all kinds of situations, and in some cases as an alternative to drug based therapy.

To book an appointment ring 0116 2700373 or email info@privategp.com

Nutrition and Diet

Good Nutrition and Diet are also vital in the fight to help keep our bodies fit and healthy. As the saying goes ‘We are what we eat’, so knowing what to eat and what not to eat are essential to a healthy lifestyle. Many of us however lack a healthy diet and are deficient in vitamins and minerals, or even have allergies which we may have known nothing about!

Functional Medicine tests can be used to test for:

  • Food Allergies
  • Homocysteine levels (factors affecting your heart and how prone you are to illness
  • Vitamim deficiencies
  • Amino Acid deficiencies
  • Mineral and Micronutrient deficiencies
  • Omega and Fish Oil deficiencies
  • Bowel Tests
  • Full Biochemistry Analysis

This helps us to devise with you the means to help your body biochemistry help to heal itself. Tests are also helpful in enabling us to devise a nutritious diet suitable for your body and to provide you with vitamin, mineral, omega and other supplements, thus giving you the best chance of staying fit and healthy for longer!

Symptoms of Poor Nutrition

  • Depression
  • Anxiety
  • Autism
  • ADHD
  • Aspergers
  • Infertility
  • Pregnancy Complications
  • Child Development Complications
  • Obesity and fussy eating or poor eating
  • Obesity Management
  • Lipid Disorders
  • Endocrinological problems
  • Tiredness
  • Chronic Fatique Symptoms
  • Gastroenterological problems
  • Oncology
  • Dermatology
  • Rheumotological Problems
  • Sleep Disorders
  • Sports Nutrition
  • Weight Loss

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Diet Sheets

We are able to advise you on a very practical level with healthy menus and diets and offer a diet sheet review and advice service by referral from the practice doctors.

Please click the link below to dowload a copy of our Nutrition Questionnaire.

NUTRITION QUESTIONNAIRE

NUTRITION QUESTIONNAIRE – CHILD

 

Referrals to our Nutritionist

If you are seeking advice for a physical or mental complaint we would usually advise you to have an initial consultation with Dr Julia Piper to discuss your medical history, any potential underlying illnesses as well your particular nutritional issues.

Our doctor will undertake whatever tests are appropriate and then refer you to our Nutritionists, Lindsay Kubicki or Shelia Storer.

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