Functional Health Client Case Study

From Extremes to Mastery [Case Study]

There’s a NEW Functional Health Client Case Study available! We hope you find this an inspiring read.   ‘Going from Extremes to Mastery’:   “Nicki’s story prior to her contacting ourselves at the Functional Health Clinic was fascinating. We’ll elaborate on this, but as a coach I felt I had the resources and ability to[…]

Helicobacter pylori Lab Test

Helicobacter pylori Lab Test

We see Helicobacter pylori or H.pylori bacteria come back on many of the Gut Health Lab Tests that we run. If you’ve ever had heartburn, acid reflux, stomach pain, had an Endoscopy or taken Triple Therapy (Antibiotics, PPIs) you’ll probably be aware of it.   Interestingly there are some quite opposing views regarding the importance[…]

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[…]

Balanced Approach to Medication

Balanced Approach to Medication [Case Study]

This was an interesting aspect of Alphie’s journey. Let’s look at how he took a balanced approach to medication. [The Full Case Study is here] Alphie had been taking PPIs (Proton Pump Inhibitors) for 18 years.  They’d been a valuable tool in the tool box in managing his debilitating Acid Reflux. Yet – they’d pretty[…]

Organic Acids Lab Test

Organic Acids Lab Test

The Organic Acids Lab Test measures 76 urinary metabolic markers that are highly useful in discovering the underlying causes of chronic illness. It is a pioneering test that very few people have ever considered running to understand their function. There’s an enormous potential of information here to help understand so much more about how different[…]

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[…]

Case Study Cortisol Rhythm

Cortisol Rhythm

Evaluating the Cortisol Rhythm and the Adrenal hormonal levels was a great advantage in client Robert’s case because we can continue to answer with more depth his two main questions: Why do I feel the way I feel? What can I do about it? To be honest – these are the two most important questions any[…]

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,[…]

Juice Cleansing Exacerbating Symptoms

Juice Cleanse Exacerbating Symptoms

Have you ever experienced a juice cleanse that exacerbated your symptoms? Were you surprised, disappointed and feeling a little let down? Well – that’s how Robert (see case study) felt too!  After decades of trying various gut healing strategies like juicing, only to actually be causing more irritation, flare-ups (ulcerative colitis) and increased symptoms. All,[…]

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HRP Phase 3 – REWIRE

Before you decide exactly ‘what’ steps/solutions/strategies you are going to implement to achieve your goals,  Pause…………. Ensure that you have established the ‘why’ and ‘how’. This is probably the most apparent challenge when we first review a person’s timeline prior to working with them. There has been a great deal of effort and resources invested[…]

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Ulcerative Colitis – CASE STUDY Excerpt

Here’s Robert’s remarkable 24-year journey enhancing his wellbeing and overcoming challenges such as Ulcerative Colitis along the way [Full Case Study Here]. ‘Ulcerative Colitis’ Medical Definition from the Mayo Clinic:  “Ulcerative colitis (UL-sur-uh-tiv koe-LIE-tis) is an inflammatory bowel disease (IBD) that causes inflammation and ulcers (sores) in your digestive tract. Ulcerative colitis affects the innermost lining[…]

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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……….[…]

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Functional Medicine – Are you Grounded?

Functional Medicine is one of the modalities in play here at the Functional Health Clinic. It’s of great value and offers progressive ways of gaining insight about the function of your body and its systems. You can read a myriad of client case studies where it’s been utilised significantly here: https://functionalhealthclinic.co.uk/functional-health-case-studies/ It’s a great tool[…]