Running a Blood Chemistry Analysis

Running a Functional Blood Chemistry

We run a functional blood chemistry analysis with every single client.   Whether their challenge is chronic pain, fatigue, gut, hormone levels and cycles, cognitive etc – it’s one of the most important tools in the toolbox.   The level of insight you can get is quite phenomenal.   Yet – many people we worked[…]

Case Study Sudden Onset

CASE Study – A Sudden Onset

Here’s an excerpt from Alphie’s full Case Study (which you can read here). When working 1-1 with our clients we always thoroughly review the health history and timeline of events.  Reflecting on this, Alphie described the moment (18 years earlier) that he suddenly started to experience an agonising stomach pain one day in class at[…]

Restore Phase

RESTORE Phase

Restoration – the pinnacle of the HRP! So far we’ve reflected, revealed, rewired and rebalanced and now it is time to capitalise and truly express the blueprint of health and function – with the RESTORE Phase. Here’s the complete overview of the R-Phases: https://functionalhealthclinic.co.uk/join-the-health-restoration-program/ Through a diligent, informed, considered, balanced, connected, individual and aware process so far[…]

Brooke Food as Medicine

TESTIMONIAL – Food As Medicine

Brooke’s case was a great example of using Food as Medicine! When she first contacted us, her health challenges were not only impacting her physical wellbeing. They were affecting the quality of life on many levels.  It was fantastic to hear from Brooke sometime after we completed her program to hear that she had been[…]

18 Years of PPIs

18 Years of PPIs [Case Study]

Imagine being in Alphie’s situation, having been taking Proton Pump Inhibitors for 18 years! Alphie was in his early thirties when he started the 1-to-1 Health Restoration Program. He’d had a healthy childhood, but since the age of 13-14 and for the next 18 years he’d been taking Proton Pump Inhibitors (PPIs) to help him manage[…]

Functional Health Seminars

Functional Health Seminar

We’ve now run the two Functional Health Seminar groups of Newcastle University 4th Year Medical Students at the clinic. Two great groups discussing and learning about the Functional Health Approach. Well…. my approach to it anyway! And how it can be applied alongside other approaches like Medical interventions. I always ask the students what does[…]

CBC Blood Count Markers

CBC Blood Count Markers

Have you squeezed the value out of your Blood Chemistry test results?   It’s essential to use this test as vital insight and education into: – causes of chronic health challenges – identifying solutions   To have the desire to learn as much about the above, you don’t have to be an ‘expert’ who has[…]

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HRP: REBALANCE Phase

This will be brief for the purpose of an introduction, but ‘Rebalancing’ is fundamental and essential to the foundation of healing.  It’s with this as our focus, that we can begin to change our behaviours that are causing the imbalances (e.g. move, breath, eat, sleep, drink, think). You’ll have already, I’m sure’ some of these[…]

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Testimonial: Indigestion, Body Composition and Hormones

Melanie had not been feeling well for about 5 years.  She was very capable, but really struggling with the vast amount of information and different programs available!  So – she changed tack.  We joined forces and she shares her experience with you here: Jack, I want you to know how much I appreciate your program[…]

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TESTIMONIAL // Acid Reflux, H pylori and Nutrition

Marcelino had been struggling with his health with acid reflux and various symptoms for 8 years. We worked together for 4 months with some impressive dedication! Marcelino’s strength seemed to be drawn from his previous athletic experiences, from when he was a professional cyclist. We pulled together an approach and he solved the acid reflux,[…]

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Functional Lab Test Suite

We could summarise the following by stating there’s a Balance to reach regarding functional lab testing.  There’s undoubtably a great opportunity for insight with the many and myriad of tests that someone could run. Whether that’s delving into gut health, immune and inflammatory mechanisms, nutrient status, mitochondrial function, detoxification pathways, hormonal balance and so on……….[…]

HRP Phase 1 – REFLECT

REFLECT – “Understanding Human Function, Vitality and Health Challenges” We’ll consider this your starting point of the Health Restoration Program.  You may have been experiencing chronic health challenges for a few months, years or decades, but if you’re still in search of significant progress and solutions then we must reflect on what has lead to this[…]

Functional Health Testimonials

TESTIMONIAL // ‘Lose Weight to Get Healthy’ or ‘Get Healthy to Lose Weight’.

‘Weight Loss’ – is not really the focus here at the Functional Health Clinic.  It can be a fantastic and completely valid goal. Yet the conventional and current approach and foundation upon which it this built is quite limited. Therefore, it’s really just one option from many! We’d much prefer to focus on the ‘whole individual’ and assess[…]

Functional Health Clinic Design Blueprint

Take a Tour of The Functional Health Clinic

[Excerpt]… View the full Tour and Renovation here: https://functionalhealthclinic.co.uk/tour-the-functional-health-clinic/ The vision of the Functional Health Clinic space was born In late 2017.  A space designed for quality 1-to-1 coaching and education. Somewhere that would inspire the delivery of effective and creative programs to enhance wellbeing. Versatile enough to coherently integrate the teaching of different modalities[…]

Chronic Ear Infections

CASE STUDY // UNRAVELLING CHRONIC EAR INFECTIONS, GUT HEALTH AND MORE

Fiona came to see me towards the end of 2017.  In her mid-twenties it had been 5 years since she had felt in good health.  As she described her chronic ear infections and gut health challenges it became clear how complex her case would be. Integrated Functional and Medical Approach So far Fiona had run[...]
Chronic Ear Infections

TESTIMONIAL / UNRAVELLING CHRONIC EAR INFECTIONS, GUT HEALTH AND MORE!

Fiona’s situation looked complex when she contacted me.  She was experiencing debilitating symptoms (e.g. chronic ear infections) and had been critically ill in hospital.  But having reviewed her health and medical history and timeline it looked like we could raise her ceiling of potential.  There were some simple and significant steps that had not yet[…]

Gastritis and Abdominal Pain

CASE STUDY // BOB’S GASTRITIS AND ABDOMINAL PAIN

When Bob contacted me he was frustrated at the fact that despite all the information and advice out there, he was still struggling to solve a decade of gastritis and abdominal pain and a whole host of related symptoms and health challenges. Bob was 76 at the time and he did a fantastic job of demonstrating[...]
Functional Gut Health

MASTER YOUR GUT HEALTH

  Would you like to join me for a full day, 1-to-1 in clinic to delve deeper into solving your gut and digestive health challenges? Work with me in Newcastle upon Tyne, where we will use Functional Medicine, Nutrition, Bodywork and Movement to identify the causes of why you feel the way you feel and the[…]

CASE STUDY // ULCERATIVE COLITIS

Here's an expanded Case Study on Robert's remarkable 24-year journey to enhancing his wellbeing, overcoming challenges such as Ulcerative Colitis along the way.  When we first spoke I was initially hit by the thought that 'there are some clients that we don't take on, who we say we'd like to help, but we need to refer[...]
Ulcerative Colitis

TESTIMONIAL // ULCERATIVE COLITIS

I don’t think I’ve had a client as dedicated as Robert was!  Before we met, during the coaching and to this day – there is no lack of motivation and drive for Robert to achieve his optimal level of wellness. And he needed this to be successful, given that for 24 years he had been[…]