What does your child inherit from you?

I’m often saying to distressed parents of sick children that no child is born with a clean slate. Sometimes when you’ve worked so hard to do everything right from conception to toddlership and beyond, it can be hard to understand your child having issues such as poor teeth, asthma or eczema or something more serious…

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Hair Analysis: The Copper Child

I have written about copper toxicity from several different perspectives in the past. I am seeing more and more hair analysis with elevated copper in children and of course their parents, from whom this is often inherited. I have used hair analysis (HTMA) in my practice for more than fifteen years, in cases where well…

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High Copper, Environmental Toxicity and Thyroid Dysfunction

Over the past few years I have had more and more patients, particularly women, presenting with high anxiety and varying levels of what we would term “stress”. While many of these patients will have had blood tests, in the majority of cases they come back within range and their GP will tell them their thyroid…

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