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10 reasons to bring your fertility, pregnancy, birth, babies and children to see Holistic Physician Rowena J Ronson

10 reasons to bring your fertility, pregnancy, birth, babies and children to see Holistic Physician Rowena J Ronson:

The Young Ones

For fertility:

If you are finding that it is taking you longer to conceive than you would like, homeopathy, good nutrition and looking at one’s lifestyle can be useful to help remove the blockages that might be holding you back from falling pregnant. Holistic treatment is also useful for your partner to assist his fertility, and is also beneficial when there is a history of miscarriage.

For pregnancy and childbirth:
If you are looking to be in optimum health while pregnant; or are suffering from symptoms of pregnancy – nausea, vomiting, mood swings; or you are not wanting to take conventional medication if you are unwell, then having holistic treatment will benefit you (and your baby) and it is safe, natural and effective. Homeopathic remedies are also known to help babies move from breach, and assist with bringing on labour when your progress might be affected by anxiety or other emotions you are experiencing pre-birth. Some women also use homeopathy throughout their birthing process and others even have their homeopath present at the birth 🙂

For mother and baby in those very important first years post birth:
Homeopathic treatment is nourishing in all ways for a mother post-birth. Homeopathy is also a safe system of medicine to help with any health issues that might arise for your baby, straight after birth and the first few weeks and months. Rashes, colic, fevers – babies respond well to homeopathic remedies. I work with mothers closely in those first few years, to support them with their own health and their new addition to their family.

For a safe and natural way to build your child’s immunity:
Homeopathy is a very effective system of medicine to build your child’s immunity and treat acute infections. Each member of your family has their own unique picture of who they are in this world, how they feel, what they think, and how they express themselves when they are unwell. When we have homeopathic constitutional treatment, our immunity grows and is supported and we are prone to less infections. And acute infections can also be treated with acute homeopathic prescribing.

For a holistic way of treating molluscum and other viruses, rather than just waiting them out:
Homeopathy is very affective for treating molluscum and many young children have been recommended to me for treatment as it is effective, natural and there is no alternative given by GPs unfortunately, other than to wait it out.

For behavioural issues and difficult family dynamics:
It is not easy to be a member of a family!! I work with the difficulties that arise from the everyday to the more complex family dynamics with individuals and with the family as a whole.

For when you have exhausted antibiotics and are looking for other options:
Parents and doctors alike are generally not happy in giving children one course after another of antibiotics. Homeopathy offers an alternative to treat both the infections and also build immunity so that infections do not keep occurring.

For ear infections, sore throats, tummy upsets, headaches, eczema:
For all childhood infections, homeopathy offers a safe, natural and holistic alternative.

For Hayfever: With good homeopathic constitutional support over a period of months, ideally begun in the autumn or winter, your children should be less susceptible to hayfever. The allergy can also be treated more acutely during the season.

For hormonal issues for your teenager: periods (pain, frequency, heaviness, PMS), acne, mood swings:
I treat teenagers with all the typical issues that come from being a young person, including their hormones!! Many come for counselling and guidance through these challenging years as well.

For teenagers and young adults with issues with drugs and alcohol: if you suspect or even know your teenager is having issues with drugs and/or alcohol, I provide a confidential, non-judgemental and understanding approach combining counselling, family therapy and natural remedies, including for detox and withdrawal where appropriate.

For more information or to book a first consultation, please contact Rowena direct on 07795 366386 or by email at rowena@evolve2solve.co.uk. She sees patients in St Albans and at Chase Lodge Hospital in Mill Hill.

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Holistic Health at Chase Lodge Hospital in Mill Hill, London

How going to a holistic physician can benefit you in all ways

A blog about Rowena Ronson, our Holistic Physician and Homeopath

We are not a collection of separate bodily systems, disconnected, isolated and unaffected by our emotions and our thoughts. We know from life experience that when we feel stressed, we might get a headache or an upset tummy. We might feel our heart racing or notice other physiological disturbances when we are feeling anxious or bereft. We might notice that we are more susceptible to viruses when we have been pushing ourselves too much and not had the time or resources to look after ourselves. Or we may observe that after an emotional upset, we manifest a physical response as a consequence of our internal imbalance.

When you visit Chase Lodge Hospital’s Holistic Physician, Rowena Ronson, no stone is left unturned in the process. Working on your health holistically involves sharing your past history and your present state of being, on all levels. Rowena will work with you to gain insight into why you are struggling with your current health issues by seeing your life in terms of a timeline of events and circumstances that have created how you express yourself as an individual – mentally, emotionally and physically, in the present.

The relationship is an empowering one, as Rowena will encourage you, with one hundred percent support, to understand and take responsibility for your health, moving yourself forward from “stuckness” and imbalance to a healthier and wiser place within yourself, that is free from the limitations we create by our conditioning and self limiting beliefs about ourselves.

Rowena uses classical homeopathy – a natural and holistic Western system of medicine – in combination with eclectic counseling and life coaching (incorporating Mindfulness, CBT, NLP and TA) and good healthy diet and nutritional advice, when needed, to take you on a journey to reclaim your health potential and recreate the person you want to be, in all ways.

Rowena’s areas of expertise are fertility, pregnancy and birth, children’s health, hormonal imbalances, women’s health, mental and emotional issues, relationship counselling for families and couples, and pathological disturbances for which patients want to work naturally and holistically in combination, or as an alternative to, conventional treatment.

Often people discover Rowena’s approach to health when they have been struggling with repeated prescriptions of, for example, antibiotics or antidepressants, and with issues that are not resolving. It is usually the case that they are looking for a more holistic approach to understand and resolve their imbalances. Many come with young children, as homeopathy is safe, natural and effective in building immunity and preventing illness. Others come when they have reached a crisis in their health on one level or another, and they are looking desperately for change. Mostly, once a family member discovers this holistic approach to maintaining good health in all ways, it becomes their way of viewing their life and they can’t help but tell the other members of their family and friends, as they notice the changes in their well-being.

Chase Lodge Hospital is now offering a three-month introductory package to come and work with Rowena, intensely and holistically, through a well-being revival process. Please email Rowena direct for more information on rowena@evolve2solve.co.uk.


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When is Breast Cancer An Acceptable Side Effect?

When is Breast Cancer An Acceptable Side Effect? 

By Rowena J RonsonImage

I was part of a very frustrating conversation today. A friend of a friend of mine was talking about how she has been put on HRT by her gynaecologist as she was feeling depressed and had ‘gone off her husband’. Her gynaecologist had said that the benefits outweigh the risks, the one risk being breast cancer. She felt that if you are going to get cancer, then you are, and there is nothing you can do about it. I told her that I disagree and that lifestyle and choosing to take medications that are known to be carcinogenic, as the good doctor said, create avoidable risks that can make all the difference.

She asked me if I thought smoking was a risk factor for cancer too. I was taken back by her question, which was clearly her provocative intention. I replied that yes of course, smoking is a risk factor. She said that she disagreed as her grandmother died at 94 and was a smoker. She then asked if I thought eggs were a risk factor too, confusing heart disease with cancer. She was grappling for justification for her decision and I couldn’t, with the knowledge I have, just support her in her delusion. There is cancer in her family and her trusted gynaecologist had given her a biased argument for her to take HRT knowing the risk.

Somewhere along the line her education on the subject has been misguided or perhaps she has chosen exactly what she wanted to hear for the vanity that HRT promises. I decided to step out of the conversation, as I knew she was not open at all to another opinion, despite the fact that I was actually carrying in my arms a big Open University textbook, Understanding Cancers, which I happened to have with me.

Perhaps gynaecologists just know from experience that there are a proportion of women that are prepared to take HRT, despite the risks, and they are providing a service for them – fulfilling a market need – just like I am when I offer a safe and natural alternative. After all, patients have a choice even if there isn’t a one-stop informed specialist that women can go to where they will be offered all options, including referral to a homeopath like me, rather than being prescribed one drug and told despite the risks, it is worth taking.

A patient of mine who died last year from secondary breast cancer also trusted her doctors. She was given three rounds of IVF having been told it was completely safe with her history of breast cancer. While she was pregnant. the cancer spread to her liver, bones and lungs. Miraculously she survived until her son was four years old.

How do you balance benefits and risks of medications and make important decisions about your health? Whose opinion do you trust? Let’s discuss this topic and see where it takes us….