Vitamin B1 Thiamine Health Benefits & Why You May Be Running Low

Dr Jess endocrinology, fatigue, Neurology, You

Dr Jess: Like many doctors I was trained to look for severe deficiency of Vitamin B1 – particularly Wernicke’s encephalopathy – but failed to understand the wide range of lesser symptoms like low energy, mood and sleep problems which can be caused by Vitamin B1 deficiency. Over the years, however, I have improved these symptoms multiple times after finding B1 …

Health Benefits Of Zinc: What Zinc Does For Your Body & How To Get More Of It

Dr Jess dermatology, endocrinology, fertility, Garden, gastroenterology, Immunology, Natural Fixes, Neurology, ophthalmology, psychiatry

Dr Jess: As I am sitting on the sofa recovering from a horrible cold writing this, Zinc seems the perfect mineral to write on. Unfortunately today my body is proof that despite good diet, herbs and supplements, my immune system can’t overcome sleep deprivation with my son Jack! I find zinc excellent to help shorten and lessen a cold, and also to …

The Benefits Of Mindfulness: How To Practice Being Present?

Dr Jess Natural Fixes, Neurology, psychiatry, stress, You

Mindfulness is the act of focusing on being present in the moment, not distracted by modern life, smartphones, computers or TV. Being present (mindfulness) is an important concept to help us deal with stress and to teach our kids. Dr Jess says: How many times do you see a roomful of people staring at their mobile screens ignoring everything around them? We have …

Benefits Of Magnesium: What You May Not Know About This Super Supplement

Dr Jess cardiology, endocrinology, Garden, musculoskeletal, Natural Fixes, Neurology, obstetrics, psychiatry, sleep, sports medicine

Dr Jess says: This is definitely in my top 3 supplements with Vitamin D. I have seen magnesium significantly improve sleep in many of my patients (and myself!) and it is my number one recommendation for anyone doing a lot of exercise or suffering from cramp. A wonderful mineral that can make a massive difference to how you feel and definitely …

Tips For Avoiding Wheat In Your Diet

Dr Jess gastroenterology, Kitchen, Natural Fixes, Neurology, psychiatry, toxins, You

Wheat – especially white flour – is highly processed and inflammatory. It has changed dramatically over the last 100 years and may now be a grain to avoid (or minimise) for our health.  Top 8 Reasons To Be Wary Of Wheat 1) Modern wheat milling removes the nutritious outer hull and germ In the past the wheat was milled …

Why You Need Vitamin D: Health Benefits & Natural Healing

Dr Jess cardiology, Garden, gastroenterology, Immunology, musculoskeletal, Neurology, obstetrics, psychiatry, You

Vitamin D is an essential fat-soluble vitamin important for our bones and deficiency affects nearly every system of our body. It is unique as much of it comes from sunlight and there are only small amounts in our food. 60% of UK population have insufficient Vitamin D There has been an alarming rise in Vitamin D deficiency, particularly in children …

The Power Of Vegetables: Benefits & How To Get More Into Your Diet

Dr Jess Cancer support, cardiology, Immunology, Kitchen, Natural Fixes, Neurology, weight loss, You

Vegetables are powerful medicines that reduce your risk of dying from many diseases (1) and can help you lose weight. Try and eat 5-10 portions daily. Vegetables are natural effective medicines Vegetables are one of the most important medicines you can take daily. Increasing the amount you eat is a simple change that can alter your risk of many of …