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True Holistic Medicine

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I was trained in the art of traditional medicine. Five years at medical school. I was trained to make a diagnosis by taking a patient’s clinical history and by examining them. I was trained to request diagnostic tests and interpret…

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Dr Q Tries DNA Testing

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In the new year I signed up for the DNA fit academy. That would mean 10 days spent with webinars and reading up on the science behind testing for SNP (single nucleotide polymorphisms) in genes. At the same time I…

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Sleep

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Not only do I see a lot of patients in my surgery suffering with poor sleep but also I suffered with insomnia myself for years. Things changed for me when I learnt about nutrition and functional medicine. My sleep improved…

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Constipation

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Warning-maybe not one to read whilst eating I have seen so many people with constipation this week. What is going on? As a doctor with an interest in nutrition, I firmly believe that a lot of ill health starts in…

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Fertility

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As we come to the end of Fertility Awareness week it’s a good time to look ahead if you are planning for a baby. We often spend a lot of time focussing on the woman but there are nutritional and…

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M is For Movember

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November or Movember has become Men’s Health Month. It was started off by a couple of  friends in Australia but now it has become a worldwide phenomenon. A lot of men in Britain take on the challenge to grow a…

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Cycles of Life

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All living things have rhythms and cycles. These cycles are often in tune with the environment.  Night and day and changes in the seasons. Some might say that with our modern lifestyles, we can now be out of tune with…

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Gut Health and Microbes Living Within Us

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I have been doing a lot of reading and research into the gut over the past few months. My own personal gut feeling is that understanding just what goes on in our digestive tracts, and what we can do to…

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What is a Naturopathic Approach to Health?

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I have studied Naturopathic Nutrition at the College of Naturopathic Medicine. People are interested in this but I am often greeted by a quizzical look about the word naturopathic. So I’m giving you my own take on it here as…

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Who is DrQ?

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Dr Laura Quinton, (AKA Dr Q), is a London based doctor with a career long interest in complementary medicine. She believes in a holistic and natural approach to treating patients. At present she is working to become a certified Nutritional…

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