Could Your PCOS Actually be Hypothalamic Amenorrhea?

The menstrual cycle is a vital sign for the reproductive health of a female. Both Hypothalamic Amenorrhea (HA) and Polycystic Ovary Syndrome (PCOS) are signs of reproductive dysfunction with some overlap in symptoms, yet with significantly different underlying drivers. It’s very easy to incorrectly mistake a case of HA for PCOS, however it’s crucial that […]

Understanding Small Intestinal Bacterial Overgrowth (SIBO)

We recently shared an article on the potential for mapping your gut microbiome, which is the home to bacteria that live within the large intestine. Today we dissect another condition associated with the gut known as Small Intestinal Bacterial Overgrowth (SIBO). As the name would suggest, this is a condition of microbial imbalance in the small intestine, which […]

Understanding Your Blood

At The Natural Nutritionist we take both a holistic and preventative approach to health and undertake a range of functional tests in order to provide an accurate and definitive explanation to your health concerns and treat accordingly. Functional tests used most regularly in clinic include hormone profiling, microbiome analysis and of course blood testing. Today we are discussing the importance of annual blood testing and essential markers that you should know about and get tested for.