Functional Medicine

Worried About Your Memories?

With Alzheimer's and dementia in the press, we all have worries and concerns about maintaining our memory and independence long-term. According to expert Dr Bredesen, Alzheimer's is a metabolic problem that is destroying your brain. He describes a 36 angle approach towards the preservation of our optimal metabolic state in... 

Posted: 16/09/2016

Irritable Bowel Syndrome and Probiotics

We continue our coverage of Irritable Bowel Syndrome and the role of Probiotics... The prestigious gut.bmj.com concludes that because probiotics have such a reasonable evidence base, that as a general recommendation, they should be tried for a period of no less than a month;  in order to make a judgement about their... 

Posted: 15/04/2013

Headaches and Functional Medicine

Headaches are very common and can be broken into two categories - primary and secondary groups. Primary refers to headaches which arn't due to an underlying health problem and secondary is due to those with in underlying condition. Tension headaches are most common. They are usually caused by stress, too... 

Posted: 02/11/2011

The Medical Weight Loss Program

The medical weight loss program at Private General Practice Services has been created to allow you to partake in cutting edge nutritional technology which can help you lose weight. This technology involves using new biochemical tests to measure exactly how the chemical reaction processes in your body is working; in... 

Posted: 10/10/2011

More on Vitamins

Vitamin A Vitamin A is not one of the most exciting vitamins but it is important in our daily living as it can be useful for treating or preventing conditions including Eczema, Sunburn, Hearing Loss, Colds, Malaria, TB, Conjunctivitis, Cancer and Diabetes. However too much Vitmin A can cause toxicity... 

Posted: 21/06/2011