Dee Brereton-Patel

Dee is a member of the Institute of Functional Medicine, a senior lecturer for Nutritional Therapy students, and mentor to qualified Nutritional Therapists. When not working with her clients to deliver outstanding clinical outcomes, Dee loves cooking, paddle boarding, and hanging out with her husband and two children.

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The One Test We Recommend for Everyone?

Vitamin D: The One Test We Recommend For Everyone

Can a simple, inexpensive test save your health? Having optimal vitamin D levels is a key factor in gaining and maintaining outstanding health. Optimal vitamin D is also absolutely crucial in preventative medicine and avoiding a wide variety of degenerative diseases. I advise ALL of the clients in my Functional Medicine and Nutritional Therapy practice, to …

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COVID-19: How to Strengthen Your Immune System

COVID-19: Natural Immune System Strategies

Concerned about coronavirus? Your immune system is key. With current concerns regarding the COVID-19 coronavirus, the Coho Health team have put together this resource, highlighting nutritional, supplement and lifestyle interventions that can help keep yourself and your family safe. ***Please note that as COVID-19 is a novel virus, the science and reports from the field …

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Hypothyroidism: The Silent Epidemic?

Hypothyroidism

Optimised Coho Health is the new name for Optimised Functional Medicine Could your thyroid be ruining your health? Hypothyroidism (low thyroid function) affects millions of people around the world and is one of the most commonly treated hormone conditions. The most common signs and symptoms of low thyroid function, that we see in our clinic are; weight …

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Small Intestinal Bacterial Overgrowth (SIBO)

Small Intestinal Bacterial Overgrowth (SIBO)

Optimised Coho Health is the new name for Optimised Functional Medicine Is SIBO the root cause of your digestive system issues? Many clients who attend our Functional Medicine clinics have come to us because the NHS here in the UK hasn’t been able to help, and they’re experiencing: abdominal bloating (1) diarrhoea (2) weakness (3) abdominal pain (4) …

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What Is Functional Medicine?

What is Functional Medicine?

Optimised Coho Health is the new name for Optimised Functional Medicine Functional Medicine is the future of chronic disease healthcare If you’re looking for help with a chronic health concern, and you’re interested in approaches that can help, one of the questions might be asking is:  ‘what is Functional Medicine?‘. Chronic disease is different to an …

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Why Your Detox May Do More Harm Than Good

Optimised Coho Health is the new name for Optimised Functional Medicine Detoxification can be dangerous as well as beneficial – here’s why Detox’s, and especially New Year detox’s, where people tend to go extra hardcore, fill me with fear. I’ve seen it in our Functional Medicine and Nutritional Therapy clinics too many times. Heavily marketed detox’s …

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6 Ways to Improve Stress, Anxiety & Mood

Optimised Coho Health is the new name for Optimised Functional Medicine Optimise your happiness with these tips Stress, anxiety, and low mood or depression affect millions of people around the world. Here are 6 natural health strategies that can help improve things. 1. Science proves the importance of a routine For many years we’ve been told …

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Functional Medicine: Nutritional Therapist or GP / Doctor?

Functional Medicine Doctor or Functional Medicine Nutritional Therapist?

Do you need a Functional Medicine Doctor or a Functional Medicine Nutritional Therapist? With a range of Functional Medicine practitioners now available – from Functional Medicine Doctors, to Health Coaches, and Functional Medicine Nutritional Therapists – it’s more important than ever to find the right solution for your health concern. Each of these Functional Medicine …

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