These are real stories from real people who, with the help of Healthy Vitality, have enjoyed real positive change to their health and wellbeing. They may be just like you, searching for solutions to improve their health. All names and identifying features have been changed to protect the individual identity.
Lynne is a busy 42 year old school teacher and mother of two young children. Bothered by headaches for years she was referred to see the Nutritional Medicine Practitioner. Lynne’s headaches involved her taking significant amount of analgesia and many days off work. After analysing blood tests, discussing symptoms and recording patterns – there were changes to be made . After four months, Lynne’s headaches have all but gone. “I can’t believe it was just the food” she said. Simple and effective solutions at Healthy Vitality.
Irritable Bowel Syndrome: Diarrhoea, Bloating and Constipation
Joanne is a 26-year-old real estate agent who had ongoing symptoms of diarrhoea, bloating and constipation. Her symptoms were highly unpleasant and proved to be barriers to her fully enjoying her social and professional life. She had noticeable eczema and was constantly fatigued.
After looking at family history, discussing blood test results and evaluating her lifestyle Healthy Vitality developed a comprehensive wellbeing plan. Joanne now has no IBS symptoms, her eczema has almost gone, she has more energy to exercise and confidence to socialise, travel and live life.
Indigestion, Constipation, High Cholesterol and High Blood Pressure
Daniel is a 68-year-old retired engineer who experienced chronic indigestion, constipation, high cholesterol, high blood pressure; and had two heart attacks in the past. He enjoyed eating out with his wife and though not overweight knew his health could be improved.
Healthy Vitality developed a targeted eating plan to assist Daniel and six months later he lost 6kg, no longer takes indigestion medication and his constipation is resolved. He feels he is on the path to better health by altering his eating pattern.
Diabetes and Depression
Tom is a 31 year old plumber who was keen to prevent hereditary diabetes. He came to see the Nutritional Medicine practitioner to discuss his predicament and see what could be done to avoid diabetes. Tom ate well, exercised five days a week but still didn’t feel right. He was also battling depression.
After evaluating results from blood tests and a detailed family history, Tom agreed to implement key changes to his diet. Within three weeks his mood lifted, he felt better; quality of sleep improved and Tom is now well on his way to a healthier, diabetes-free future.
Hypothyroid and Diabetes
Sophia is a 52-year-old teacher’s aide with hypothyroidism, high cholesterol and type 2 diabetes. Sophia is on medication for both her thyroid and her diabetes; however, due to significant weight gain over time, Sophia was keen to lower her consistently high blood glucose levels.
Healthy Vitality developed a meal plan that complemented Sophia’s busy schedule and was easy for her to adhere to. Six months later her blood test and diabetes measurements were significantly improved. Sophia lost 16kg and found it significantly easier to move around and experienced less diarrhoea and bloating.
High Blood Pressure
Barry is a 71-year-old retired carpenter who enjoyed beer and playing golf with mates three times a week. His Doctor referred him to Healthy Vitality as he was suffering with high blood pressure and was reluctant to increase the dosage of blood pressure medication.
After following the direction of Healthy Vitality practitioners, Barry was amazed by how he no longer felt bloated; lost 5kg and his blood pressure significantly improved to the extent that his medication had to be reduced. Better still, he was able to complete 18 holes of golf with less knee pain.