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You’re Sick and Tried Of Feeling Sick and Tired

Sick of your symptoms progressively getting worse, instead of better with time

Tired of stumbling around in the dark randomly trying one so-called solution after another

Sick of no longer feeling in control of your own body

Tired of feeling convinced that the results you want just aren’t possible


You intend to thrive, not just survive

You Know That…


They can hurl every medication known to man at your symptoms but if they’re not addressing the root cause, nothing is going to change (except perhaps the side effects)


Your genes may have brought you to the edge, but it’ll be your lifestyle that will push over


What you’re dealing with isn’t psychosomatic, it’s real and those normal tests results mean diddly-squat. You know somethings not right

That’s where I come in…

“I do the detective work necessary to finally resolve your health issues, clarify the confusion and dissipate the despondancy”

I’m Leah de Souza-Thomas BSc MSc MPH

…and I am uniquely qualified to help you achieve your health goals.


Firstly, I’m actually a ‘disease detective’, otherwise known as an epidemiologist (think Dustin Hoffman in the film Outbreak). There is nothing I relish more than figuring out what’s preventing people from staying healthy and putting the prevention and control strategies in place to bring their bodies back into balance.


I’m a big believer in the power of going upstream, and being proactive rather than reactive. It’s the reason why I went to work in Public Health. And it’s an approach that can be applied at the individual level through functional or lifestyle medicine.


A diagnosis of disease often happens after a period of declining bodily function some of which may not necessarily be picked up in routine health tests. But with an understanding of the science and your lifestyle it is possible to decipher what’s causing for your particular issue.


Secondly, I have first hand experience of this.


Over the years, I had a front row seat to watch the unveiling of the spectacle that was my health. Here’s a brief list of some of the highlights:

  • Eczema as a toddler and well into childhood – I eventually grow out of this but was left with scars

  • Allergies, asthma and hayfever – the atopic trifecta – throughout childhood and well into adulthood

  • Higher than normal blood pressure in early adulthood

  • Coughs, colds and  flu became never events (this one I liked!)

  • Developed a severe intolerance to the sun (even in England!)


Some of my issues clearly defied logic. Seriously, what black or brown person should ever have problems with the sun! But there I was, literally burnt after only a few minutes of sun exposure.


Every doctor I ever went to see said the same things. “It just your genetics, Leah” and “there’s nothing we can do about that”. But I could see something they clearly couldn’t (or didn’t want to – I’m never quite sure). I could see the progression – my immune system was out of control; I knew I needed to deal with it because it kept upping the ante.


That’s when I started digging into the science more and it wasn’t until I started using a functional medicine approach to resolve these issues that I started to see improvements.


And I want the same for you

So if you’re sitting there wondering “what can this functional medicine approach help with..” take a look:

The Lifestyle Assessment

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