Depression

Depression is characterized by a prolonged low mood which affects the ability to carry out day to day activities. At any one time 5-10% of the population may be suffering. The causes of depression are many and include psychological factors as well as biochemical issues such as neurotransmitter imbalances, high levels of cortisol, allergies, thyroid disease, nutrient deficiencies and blood sugar imbalances.

Identifying and addressing the underlying causes of depression can bring great relief to sufferers enabling them to resume their daily activities with renewed levels of pleasure and interest. From our detailed analysis of your health symptoms, dietary intake, nutrient deficiencies and lifestyle factors, we will advise you as to the most likely contributory factors in your case, recommending where appropriate diagnostic tests to help establish factors such as neurotransmitter / cortisol levels, thyroid function or food intolerances.

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Nutritionist consultations in St Albans and Welwyn Garden City in Hertfordshire. 01727 764 832