The magnificent Dr Leila Sadien

Dr Leila Sadien

Shaman, intuitive healer and holistic health coach, Dr Leila Sadien has been one of the most impactful people in my life for the past few years now. From seeing her for my acne scarring to her treating me for my fibromyalgia and PCOS weight gain, Dr Leila has been a constant beacon of holistic healthcare in my life – and her practise, Renascent Health, is where all the magic happens. In this interview, we chat about holistic healing, the TimeWaver and, she shares some of her top tips for healthy bodies. For more, be sure to listen to my latest podcast interview with her where we chat about energy and the importance of looking after the body.

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Litchi & Titchi – Essential Oils

Litchi & Titch, one of my favourite skincare brands also has an incredible range of ’s 6 essential oils which have been blended to create a ‘new elixir’, which is gorgeous in aroma and specific to its therapeutic benefits. Since getting COVID (twice!), I have used essential oils around the house to curb my anxiety, and stress and to help open up my chest during my shower – simply put, essential oils have become an important part of my daily life.

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Acupuncture and PCOS

facial acupuncture

Since finding out that I have PCOS (nearly a year ago), I feel like I tried everything under the sun to help control my symptoms and help me get my period back. After about 5 months of no period, I finally took another step in this journey – giving acupuncture a try. I’ve done acupuncture years ago but it hurt quite bad (that shouldn’t have happened) so my delay in trying this for my acupuncture was understandable.

After searching for a doctor, quite a few people recommended Dr. Prinisha Jugroop from Blissful Acupuncture. I immediately made an appointment to see her and after just 2 sessions, my period returned! I’ve now been seeing her for the past 5 months and she has helped me treat issues like pain, anxiety, inflammation, help me to increse my fertility and get my period back more regularly. I chatted to her about some of the common questions I got regarding these treatments which you can read more about below:

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The PCOS Journey – Part 1

No, I’m not pregnant” the amount of times I’ve had to answer this question recently is utterly ridiculous (BTW, if you have to ask someone if they’re pregnant then maybe consider that it’s actually not your business to know in the first place). If you follow me on Instagram, then you might have come across my post all about my PCOS and current fertility struggles. This blog post is mainly based on that very first post that kickstarted the whole conversation except now, I am going to delve a little deeper and share a little bit more about my journey, what I’ve been doing and the resources that I have been finding helpful.

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