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by Ali Mortimer
Thu Sep 12, 2019 6:18 pm
Forum: Reproductive health/hormones
Topic: Mood swings
Replies: 1
Views: 253

Re: Mood swings

Hi Belinda I am sorry to hear you are suffering with mood swings. If you are looking to regulate your hormones, then it is good to understand what can disrupt them. - eat a whole food diet with lots of fresh veg, fruits, low GI carbohydrates and lean proteins and reduce hormone disrupters such as di...
by Ali Mortimer
Thu Sep 12, 2019 6:12 pm
Forum: Other
Topic: High blood pressure
Replies: 1
Views: 241

Re: High blood pressure

Hi Sarah Thank you for your question. If you feel your blood pressure is high, it would probably be worth going to see your GP and ask his / her advice as it could be the side effect of something else. In the meantime, to look after your general health, ensure you eat a healthy balanced diet, with l...
by Ali Mortimer
Thu Sep 12, 2019 6:05 pm
Forum: Other
Topic: high anxiety
Replies: 1
Views: 236

Re: high anxiety

Hi Diane I am so sorry to hear that you are anxious and suffering. When I was diagnosed with clinical depression and anxiety, I felt the same and didn't want to take medication. You may need to 'experiment' a little, but there are complimentary therapies you can try to help anxiety. The simplest and...
by Ali Mortimer
Thu Sep 12, 2019 5:55 pm
Forum: Fatigue/energy
Topic: Always tired
Replies: 2
Views: 343

Re: Always tired

Hi Long term sufferer - Tiredness can be a symptom of our lifestyle habits. Things that you could reflect on and try are: - are you getting enough sleep? Sounds obvious, but are you getting 7-8 hours of good quality sleep a night? Some simple tips to improve your sleep would be to have a good bed ti...
by Ali Mortimer
Thu Sep 12, 2019 2:17 pm
Forum: Healthy eating
Topic: Vegan and feeling weak
Replies: 1
Views: 265

Re: Vegan and feeling weak

Hi Vicky Thank you for your question; in terms of feeling weak, it is important for vegans to make sure they are getting enough Vitamin B. Are you taking a supplement for this? Also - regardless of dietary preferences, I recommend that you look at what you are eating and follow a good balanced diet ...
by Ali Mortimer
Thu Sep 12, 2019 2:13 pm
Forum: Healthy eating
Topic: Are there any particular foods I should be eating?
Replies: 1
Views: 235

Re: Are there any particular foods I should be eating?

Hi Elaine Many thanks for your question. It is really good to hear that you eat a wellbalanced diet. In terms of what you should be eating, as a Health Coach, I recommend to my clients that they eat a variety of whole foods and vegetables, where 50% of your intake are colourful veggies and leafy gre...
by Ali Mortimer
Thu Aug 08, 2019 11:37 am
Forum: Digestive health
Topic: Continually Bloated
Replies: 2
Views: 379

Re: Continually Bloated

Hi Jenny! I am so sorry to hear about your bloating and that you didn't get much support from your GP. I have suffered IBS and bloating as well as long history of digestive issues. I have recently sought help from a Health Coach who specialises in food intolerances to really help me out. I got my re...
by Ali Mortimer
Thu Aug 08, 2019 11:20 am
Forum: Reproductive health/hormones
Topic: Wanting to get pregnant
Replies: 1
Views: 318

Re: Wanting to get pregnant

Hi Julie! What an exciting time for you! The best thing you can do to prepare for your body is ensure that it is happy and healthy! Some simple things you can do are: - eat whole foods (foods in their original state - proteins, grains and fruit and veg), less processed foods - drink plenty of water ...
by Ali Mortimer
Thu Aug 08, 2019 11:04 am
Forum: Healthy eating
Topic: Motivation
Replies: 2
Views: 370

Re: Motivation

Hi Lara Firstly, well done for recognising that you are 'comfort eating'! When you acknowledge that, it can be easier to take some action. Cravings are usually a sign that our body is missing something; it could be food (a lack of a specific nutrient), or it could be something more of an emotional v...
by Ali Mortimer
Thu Aug 08, 2019 10:57 am
Forum: Other
Topic: Weight gain menopause
Replies: 2
Views: 541

Re: Weight gain menopause

Hi Claire I am so sorry that you are feeling so demoralised... It sounds like you are are making some good lifestyle choices - swimming is really good for your overall health so keep that up! In terms of your diet, are you able to elaborate more on what you eat on a typical day? As Health Coaches, w...
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