New Year Nutrition
January 1, 2019 at 9:41 am
🎉 Happy New Year! 🎉 January is a great time for new beginnings and the perfect opportunity to focus on your health, but don’t let your new-found fervour draw you into a radical regime or a drastic detox. 🍋 It’s far smarter to focus on one or two key changes and stick to them all […]
Informed decisions (about the menopause) are good decisions! An exciting study and opportunity!
December 18, 2018 at 4:33 pm
Informed decisions (about the menopause) are good decisions! An exciting study and opportunity! The gynaecology experts at Dr Morton’s – the medical helpline© are delighted to announce that they are teaming up with Medopad, a ground-breaking global healthtech company, to evaluate the benefits of collecting hard data to inform choices on management of menopause symptoms. […]
YOGA AND SKIING
December 14, 2018 at 6:09 pm
Are you going skiing this winter? Then please take this advice: Prepare your body for your skiing holiday! It is worth it. Here’s my experience from last winter. But first some background: I have been skiing since I was little – I am Norwegian and there is a saying that Norwegians are born with skis on. Well, […]
There’s no place like home – care options for the future
October 29, 2018 at 9:57 am
There really is no place like home ‘There’s no place like home’ is the conclusion of recent national research commissioned by the Live-in Care Hub and published today in a special report entitled, No Place Like Home. Nearly three-quarters of us* wish to continue living in our own homes as we get older – and with a staggering 97% […]
Take your freelance business to the next level – hire a personal assistant
October 25, 2018 at 1:42 pm
The best way to grow your business is to create a team; hire a PA to start with – this is advice that artist, entrepreneur, and fitness blogger Aly Harte (pictured) gained from listening to business podcasts. She hired a part-time PA and everything got better. Here’s her story. I catch up with Aly Harte […]
Menopause Nutrition: How the Right Diet Can Reduce Symptoms
October 22, 2018 at 8:43 am
One of the few certainties in life is that every woman will go through the menopause. And yet there’s so little accessible information available that the early warning signs and symptoms that come with the peri-menopause can catch many women by surprise in their late forties. During this time you can experience quite a bit […]
Supporting a parent in the family home
September 30, 2018 at 12:00 pm
I have recently been contacted by Mrs B the daughter of a delightful gentleman Mr C who is 86 yrs old. Her father has lived with her and her family for many years but has become increasingly frail, due to largely physical conditions in recent months. At the time of her call, her primary concern […]
That back to school feeling – for you
September 14, 2018 at 5:01 pm
The first week in September sees most of the UK’s children starting the new school year. For them, obviously, the new year, the new term, sometimes a brand new school, offers a chance for a new start, breaking bad, unhelpful habits from the past and a chance to forge relationships with new teachers and make […]
Let’s Talk About Probiotics
September 12, 2018 at 3:57 pm
You may have seen the recent BBC headline about probiotics, calling them ‘quite useless’, based on feedback from a recent study in Israel. Before you rush to throw out your probiotic supplements, let’s take a closer look at the facts. In my clinical experience, probiotics aren’t useless at all and there is a wealth of clinical evidence which […]
Eat Yourself Well: Immune-Boosting Foods Cookery Masterclass
August 29, 2018 at 12:55 pm
Spice up your September and get your immune system in top shape with our Eat Yourself Well workshop. Join our 3-week course  and discover how food can make a real difference to supporting an effective immune system. Each session will include: –        a masterclass in cookery, where you’ll take an active role in preparing and cooking […]
Most up to date info on Menopause by Dr Karen Morton
July 9, 2018 at 11:05 am
I love going to school. I did all those years ago and I still do. I am obliged by my College and my hospital to stay up to date and to accumulate a certain number of Continuing Professional Development (CPD) points per year. Of course, good doctors are continually reading and attending meetings so it […]