“I am normally very calm and positive but the menopause made me feel like a different person. At times I felt unhinged and struggled with life both at work and at home. I wanted to avoid HRT. Having read that herbal medicine can help, I made an appointment. I can't believe how much better I feel!” Fiona, London
London Medical Herbalist Deborah Grant has written a number of articles about herbal medicine and the treatment of a number of conditions using medicinal herbs. Her insights have also appeared in a number of medical journals and the national press.
A large body of scientific evidence suggests that the impact of stress can affect the body on many levels - nervous system, hormones and physically. In cases of long-term stress, the adrenal and thyroid glands are involved resulting in a decreased production of thyroid hormones and a weakening of adrenal function. This can cause depression and anxiety.
Do you want to feel relaxed and look absolutely stunning on your Wedding Day?
The period leading up to a wedding can be very stressful indeed. There is so much to think about in a relatively short time. So many important decisions to be made. A year or even eighteen months can just fly by, when there is so much to achieve, from the venue to the bridesmaid’s presents, not to mention the honeymoon. Family politics can be a major source of stress. With so much going on and so many balls in the air, the bride is still expected to be relaxed and look radiant.
If constantly activated, your body's response to stress may make you more vulnerable to recurrent infections, constant fatigue, difficulty sleeping, digestive upset, poor concentration, weight gain, allergies and low libido. This is due to the continuing exposure to adrenaline. Herbal Medicine can help get you back on an even keel.
Deborah treats a large number of patients with bronchitis. Herbal treatment almost always offers significant benefit in the healing process of respiratory problems. It is not unusual to see patients in the clinic, who have given up on conventional medicine.
The recession has caused a considerable amount of worry and anxiety, causing depression, insomnia, palpitations and stress. Many people have either lost their job and their home or have the threat of losing their job and/or their home hanging over them. This anxiety can be treated with Herbal Medicine.