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Ayurvedic Doctor

Good Afternoon Lovely people,

Well as promised but in typical ‘ Ammolla ‘ fashion of being late here’s the details about a wonderful man of whom has helped me recently with better understanding my body type and as such what foods my body does and does not need.

So what is an Ayurvedic consultation?

An Ayurvedic consultation is a comprehensive exam aimed at uncovering the root cause of what is ailing you. Traditionally, Ayurvedic diagnosis is made through careful listening to a detailed health history and/or a physical examination that involves evaluating the pulse and tongue. Both the health history and physical examination help to reveal underlying factors in the disease process. Instead of giving a remedy for each symptom, Our Dr diagnoses the fundamental imbalance that may be responsible for all of the symptoms.

Ayurveda is a very effective health solution to chronic and auto-immune disorders such as Arthritis, Diabetes, Obesity, Lupus, Crohn’s, Coeliac, Colitis, IBS, Anxiety, Depression, Asthma, Eczema, Psoriasis and many more.

Therapies may include, but are not limited to: herbs, diet, exercise, lifestyle changes, and stress prevention. The personalized strategy you will receive in your consultation will simplify, harmonise and energise your life with tools that can help you reduce stress, balance weight, support moods, crave healthier foods, promote immunity, calm the mind, and enjoy more vitality. In addition to learning the tools, you will learn how to effortlessly integrate these new habits into your daily life.

Dr Mathew

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Born in Kuwait and raised in Kerala, Dr Shijoe Mathew Anchery was always interested in a career in medical science. After his initial schooling in Kuwait, his family settled in their hometown of Allappey in Kerala, South India. The land of pure and traditional Ayurveda influenced the curious teenager. Having heard many fascinating stories of his great-uncle who was an Ayurvedic Netra-Vaidya (traditional eye doctor of Ayurvedic medicine), he eventually decided to learn and spend his life dedicated to the study and propagation of Ayurveda.

After commencing his Ayurvedic study in 2003 (Bachelor of Ayurvedic Medicine and Surgery- BAMS) from Vishnu Ayurveda Medical College in Palakkad, Kerala; Dr Shijoe Mathew went on to practice and learn Ayurveda under many eminent Ayurvedic scholars in various parts of Kerala, Hyderabad, Rishikesh and Ahmadabad. During this time, he also came across the traditional practice of Ayurvedic toxicology treatments from where he also learnt the traditional art of “Nadi Pariksha” or Ayurvedic pulse examination. Dr Mathew has been the Senior Ayurvedic Physician at Ananda in the Himalayas (Voted many times The world’s best wellness destination spa) since 2012.

Dr. Mathew’s practice mainly focus on dosha diagnosis based body balancing, Panchakarma or detoxification and Ayurvedic lifestyle planning.

The clinic is based in Haywards Heath and is called ‘ The Alternative Healtcare Clinic ‘.

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Bowel Cancer Awareness Month – April 2018

Dear All,

Please read below and share, share, share as us guys are pretty good at not going to our GP often until the disease has progressed.

April is Bowel Cancer Awareness Month and during the month we’ll be raising awareness of bowel cancer symptoms. Every 40 minutes in England someone dies from bowel cancer, meaning that 13,000 people die from the disease every year – that’s 36 people every day.

Nearly everyone diagnosed at the earliest stage will survive bowel cancer but this drops significantly as the disease develops. Early diagnosis really does save lives, but only around 15% of people are diagnosed at the earliest stage.

Help us spread the word!

Order free copies of our handy symptoms guide and we’ll send you five so you can share them with family and friends. Being aware of the key symptoms and visiting your GP if things don’t feel right can help increase chances of an early diagnosis.

What have we got planned for the month?

Come and cheer on our mega Marathon team!

This year’s London Marathon takes place on Sunday 22 April and we need your help to make as much noise as possible for our amazing team of over 100 runners! If you are interested in volunteering please email Beth in our Events Team.

No previous cheer-leading experience required!

Be inspired to get on your bike 

Bowel Cancer Awareness Month is the perfect time to join team #STOPbowelcancer.

Be inspired by our many fundraisers this April and join our biggest RideLondon team we’ve ever had. Start training now and you’ll be ready to go come the end of July to show those roads who’s boss!

Know the Score

Players, managers and personalities from the world of professional football will be showing their support for the eighth annual Know the Score campaign by donning a Star of Hope pin badge.

Keep an eye out on Match of the Day for those showing support by wearing the international symbol for those affected by bowel cancer! Find out more about the campaign here.

Time to Test

We want every bowel cancer patient to be tested at diagnosis for Lynch syndrome – a genetic condition that dramatically increases the lifetime risk of bowel cancer to up to 80%, as well as many other cancers. We recently revealed that more than 80% of hospitals in England are failing to do this because they aren’t being given the funding to pay for these tests. We urgently need your help to make sure every hospital is testing in line with clinical guidance. Take action and tell your MP it’s time to test.

It’s not too late – Be a Star, Bake a Cake

Be a Star, Bake a Cake returns for its third year and we are seeing even more amazing supporters signing up to be part of our team to hold a bake sale and raise awareness and donations.

We have lots of celebrity recipes on our website to inspire your bakes. Sharing a sweet treat is the perfect way to raise awareness and vital funds this Bowel Cancer Awareness Month.

Book an awareness talk

What better time than Bowel Cancer Awareness Month is there to book a free talk for your workplace or community?

Our team of trained volunteers, all with personal experience of bowel cancer, give free awareness talks to groups about symptoms, risk factors and screening.

Keep an eye on our blog  

Throughout April we’ll be publishing lots of blogs, announcing some exciting research news and launching our fundraising campaign Step up for 30, now in its second year.

We’ve also polled the nation to see what they know about bowel cancer symptoms, which will be revealed soon.

Lastly, do follow our social media accounts as we’ll be sharing all the latest updates and pictures:

 

Lots of love n light
Miggy X
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Miggy’s diet

Good Morning,

Hope you are all well and set to enjoy the great weather today.
As promised I will continue to share with you some of the things that I have been doing which starts with the following, my diet.I have been asked a lot about what it is that I have changed so read below for more information. It is healthy and so much better than what I was putting in before. It is focused towards plant nutrition and other supplements like chaga mushroom tea’s of which are reported to help colon cancer. Please note this was my diet from March through to August of which I then changed as a result of meeting a lovely chap called Dr Mathews of who is trained in Auryvedic medicines. I will write about exactly what this is in another post. As always my approach is to try anything and everything as who knows what might help. We are all different each and everyone of us so therefore being open minded and not afraid to try something (even if it did not work for someone else) in my opinion has got to be worth a shot.
Mig’s diet
 
Typical daily diet which includes lots of green leafy salads, crucifix vegetables and fruits. I avoid as much as is possible anything processed, starchy carbohydrates and sugars. Also condiments ie tomato sauce & mayonnaise as these sorts of things are normally high in sugar and salts. I limit my meat intake and try to keep to chicken or fish. Again where possible Organic is best as it’s good to keep toxins to a minimum. My main aim is to eat foods that will nourish my body and give it the tools to help heal rather than things that have zero nutritional benefit ie biscuits or crisps although I love them so much…….
 
Breakfast: 
 
Warm water & sliced lemon (gently way to kick start your systems after a nights sleep in particular your liver and kidneys helping to flush out toxins. It also activates your digestive system and stimulates blood flow to your intestines and helps prevent constipation. Have before food or other hot drinks) 
Weetabix (you could have fruits or yoghurt’s but I have these at lunchtime)
Supergreen plant food – full of phytochemicals essential to nourish your cells and help reduce side effects from chronic disease’s.
CBD cannabis oil – non psychoactive and essential for helping nourish your endocannibinoid system (the master controller of all systems ie immune system, respiratory system etc…..
Chinese herbal remedies – as advised by acupuncturist. Helps to lower blood pressure, increase energy and improve overall health.
 
Lunchtime:
 
Salad bowl – rocket leaves spinach, kale (avoid iceberg lettuce as little nutritional value) tomatoespeppers, walnuts etc…I do add a dressing as otherwise it can be dry and boring.
Greek yogurt smoothie with berries – has zero fat and good pro-biotic content which is vital for maintaining good stomach health (over 70% of your immune system is found in this area alone) Blackberries, blueberries, raspberries etc….
 
Dinner:
 
Green vegetables – over half a plate, normally spinach, broccoli, kale and carrots.
Meats – mostly try to avoid especially red meat. Lean organic chicken or fish 
 
Snacks:
  • Grapes
  • Oranges
  • Seeds
  • Nuts 

Drinks: 

I avoid where possible anything cold as your body spends a lot of energy increasing it’s temperature. This can slow the digestion process and cause indigestion. That said on a very hot day a cold drink can reduce your core temperature so it’s about choosing what your body requires weather depending.

  • Normal Tea
  • Korean Ginseng Tea
  • Chaga Mushroom Tea
  • Mushroom complex Tea

Supplements:

  • Cannabis oil
  • Super green food
  • Chinese herbal tablets 
  • Turmeric
  • Ginger root
  • Garlic
Have a happy, healthy day.
Miggy X
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Hello from Miggy

Good Evening All,

Hope you are all keeping well and healthy.
It’s been a while since I last posted and to be honest it’s been too long. That said I have kept myself busy and continued to increase my knowledge and understanding as best I can so over the next few weeks there will be lots of new updates talking about health, well being, diet and of course my favourite body nourishment…….cannabis oil.
But firstly I will kick off with an update on my medical situation Since I last posted I have had 2 further scans, July and October. Mostly they were positive in that the July scan showed that only 2 of my lung nodules had grown marginally but everything else had stayed the same including my liver. The October scan results were just as good if not better – my lung nodules have all remained the same, no growth with my liver nodule showing marginal growth. So why I am happy when there has been marginal growth? Because there has been no further spread outside the existing 2 area’s, the first positive. The 2nd positive is that mostly I have had in real terms no growth only marginal and only on 3 of which is great considering I have over 20 in total. The 3rd positive is that I still feel well and so much so that the Oncologist I saw last week said that surgery to remove the liver nodule was a possibility. This was not the case before as
I was told that no surgeon would consider operating due to the number of nodules on my lung but as they now seem to be stable this opinion has changed. So great news and this helps keep me focused and I will continue doing all the things that have brought me to this point so far.
There is however one thing that I have changed and that is my diet. This was as a result of seeing an Auryvedic doctor of which came about due to friend recommending him. Really amazing stuff so I will write a separate post about this shortly so watch this space……..
As always lots of love & light,
Miggy X
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Loving Chinese medicine!

Afternoon lovely people,
As previously mentioned, I have been seeing a fantastic Chinese doctor who has been kindly treating me with both accupuncture and herbal remedies.

The aim of my treatments with her is to improve my energy and vitality, making my whole body stronger, so that, when I start Western medical treatments, I will cope much better.

Does it work?

Well, for me so far it’s a BIG YES…….it does! I see her once a week and I find the accupuncture so relaxing.

Yesterday she said: ‘did you have a sleep?’  To which I replied: ‘yes’   – and she said: ‘I thought so, as you were snoring’. (It can’t be true, can it George?!)

Over all I feel much better, with lowered blood pressure, improved energy and an improved zest for life.

So, it’s definitely worth a try, as it’s good for all sorts of issues and most importantly you get to spend time with a caring lady, who speaks so much sense, it almost feels like counselling…. Love her 😉

Have a great rest of your day!
Miggy

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Cancer fighting: Keep up to date on clinical trials!

Given my recent diagnosis, I decided to do some research to find out if there
was a government site that provided information on clinical trials and there is.
You can find details on other sites such as The Royal Marsden, Cancer Research UK and NICE.

However, if you sign up to this site, once you have completed the registration process, you will automatically be kept up to date with trial options with regard to your specific condition.

This will enable you to have an understanding of what’s available and give you some questions to discuss with your oncologist at your next visit.

Really hope it helps! See link for further details – https://www.ukctg.nihr.ac.uk/

Cheers
Miggy

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More great news about cannabis the cancer killer!

Hi All,

Lots being going on over the past couple of weeks what with both my boys having their birthdays and the Easter holidays – all of which has been great fun. I have, however, kept my nose to the ground and have a couple things to update you on about my favourite subject CANNABIS……….

‘Northern Ireland boy Billy first in UK to be prescribed medicinal cannabis ‘

This is truly a great story and I am so pleased for him and his family, as it has helped him enormously, in controlling his life threatening form of epilepsy.

It will also help lead the way in that it has now set a precedent and should enable others to benefit.
This will continue to add to the ever growing pressure that we must put on the government and other world leaders to carry out extensive studies in order to fully understand its true capabilities.

And then there was this…
‘US government has added a page on the use of cannabis and
cannabinoids to their official cancer advice website ‘

The National Cancer Institute, part of the US Department of Health,
now advises that ‘cannabinoids may be useful in treating the side
effects of cancer and cancer treatment’ by smoking, eating it in baked
products, drinking herbal teas or even spraying it under the tongue.

The official government site has a long list of medicinal uses of
cannabis, including: anti-inflammatory activity, pain relief,
anti-anxiety, stress relief, anti-tumor, antiviral activity and
relieving muscle spasms caused by multiple sclerosis and many, many
more.

The site goes on to talk about how cannabis has been proven to destroy
cancer cells in lab experiments. Some really positive news for those of us desperate to find a cure!

Check this out also for an understanding of how our endocannabinoid system works.

Miggy X

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Reiki – Making the world a better place

Morning All,
Well, as you know I have been receiving and learning Reiki, which is another part of my holistic approach to physical wellness. But it’s more than that for me, as I have always had a spiritual interest too.

I say that I am not religious but spiritual, which means, quite simply, that I believe in a
higher self and power and that we are all intrinsically connected and
share energy. Heavy stuff, huh?
Not really, mostly relaxing, and I continue to meet so many genuine
lovely people who want to help and give, even when they themselves have little.

I have now completed my 2nd lesson and look forward to my 3rd. It’s literally a hands on type of learning, which is I think the best way. Straight in the deep end, no messing about.
My teacher, Kathy, is kind, patient and I have never met someone who is so selfless and genuinely just wants to help people in pain or who are suffering. During
my lesson I am learning how to give healing and have also performed my first physic surgery.

Just amazing stuff, really is.

If you asked me a year ago if I would be doing this kind of thing, I
would have probably answered ‘ NO’.

But there’s the thing – it all just happened and feels so natural, like I am finally where I am truly meant to be and thoroughly enjoying myself.

Have a happy day.

Love Migs X

 

Note from Alex: I really do believe that it’s this kind of sentiment which makes the world a much better place – and reason why so many of us are giving up our time and working so hard to fight for our family member and friend.

Thanks so much for everything you’re doing everyone – donations, charity events, fundraising – it is truly an amazing testament to the goodness of mankind!!

Big love xx

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The Eastern approach

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Chinese medicine and acupuncture

I met with a lady last Friday who has practised Chinese medicine for over 40 years.

I had a consultation with her, where we discussed my medical history to date. She used my pulse to identify weak organs and checked my tongue for blood heath/vitality to start with.

She then explained that the Chinese believe in a holistic approach and that you need to treat the body as a whole – making it strong first, then targeting the specific area where the problems are.

The treatment she offers involves acupuncture and, if required, a combination of Chinese herbal remedies.

The aim is to re-align the energy flow in the body via acupuncture and strengthen your organs with the help of specific herbs.

I researched what I was given and it all seems to have a proven history of working really well. Let’s face it, it’s something which has been used by the Chinese for centuries, so there must be something good there.

In particular, one form of treatment is in phase 2 trials in America as it has been found to work well.

I am due for further acupuncture on Monday/Friday so will update you on how I get on. What I can say though is that I’ve been feeling much more energised since Friday, so I am very much looking forward to seeing her again!

Have a great week everyone!

Lots of Love Miggy xx

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