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Nutritional Therapy

Nutritional 

THERAPY

What is Nutritional Therapy?

Nutritional therapy is a form of complementary medicine which involves the application of nutritional science to support the biochemical imbalances within the body that can lead to ill health.

What we eat and drink has a huge impact on our body on a cellular level.

 

Our food choices can influence the function of the body, protect against disease and restore health.

 

Nutritional therapy will empower you with the knowledge and understanding to make these positive choices and changes.

Nutritional Therapy is not a replacement for medical advice.

Who can benefit from Nutritional Therapy?

Nutritional therapy is for anyone looking to optimise their health and wellbeing. Nutritional Therapists also work with those with both chronic and acute health conditions. Nutrition and lifestyle approaches to healthcare have been shown to support the health of all the major systems of the body (skeletal, muscular, nervous, respiratory, cardiovascular, digestive, excretory, endocrine, immune, reproductive and integumentary [skin, hair, nails]).

 

Nutritional Therapy can support those with many different health concerns, including the following:

  • Digestive conditions (IBS, bloating, food intolerance, celiac etc)

  • Hormonal Imbalance 

  • Weight management

  • Fertility issues

  • Mental health (anxiety, depression, low mood)

  • Auto Immune conditions

  • Inflammatory conditions

  • Skin issues

and many more!

The Consultation

During your consultation, your nutritional therapist will take you through an in depth medical history questionnaire and use a wide range of tools to assess and identify potential nutritional imbalances and understand how these may contribute to your symptoms and health concerns. 

The initial consultation process involves the following:

  • Pre screening questionnaire and diet / lifestyle diary form to be filled out prior to consultation

  • Face to face or Skype consultation, 90 minutes

  • Thorough analysis of information received during consultation. Relevant research carried out and nutrition protocol constructed

  • Plan e-mailed to you within two working days

  • Follow up phone call to answer any questions you may have and ensure that you are happy with the

  • Follow up appointment organised for 6 weeks time

Follow up appointments:

  • A follow up appointment is recommended around six weeks after your initial appointment

  • During your follow up appointment, we will reassess your original symptoms and discuss any changes to your health.

  • Using this information, I will make adjustments to your plan if necessary

  • A follow up consultation is up to 60 minutes

  • Your plan will be e-mailed to you within two working days

Functional Testing

A range of functional testing is available when further investigation of your symptoms is required, including the following:

  • Food intolerance testing (IgG antibodies)

  • Adrenal function profile

  • Thyroid antibody testing

  • Parasite Screening

For more information, e-mail Merelle at info@newtowntherapyedinburgh.com

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