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Healing Hay Fever – Case Study by Dr Vinita Pandey, practising homoeopath at Health Zone Clinic

hay-fever-treatment-and-remedy-health-zone-clinic-wimbledonSneezing bouts, runny or blocked nose, itching eyes, nose and throat, lachrymation and malaise. Many people suffer from these symptoms with the arrival of spring. These symptoms may lead to loss of sleep and reduced ability to concentrate.  Rather than enjoying the warm sun and the blooming flowers, many take refuge indoors for avoiding any potential triggers in the environment.  As science is progressing, mankind is suffering increasingly from exposure to substance as innocuous as pollen!

Health Zone Clinic has an in-house allergy specialist, Dr Vinita Pandey (PhD, LCHE, RSHom) who specializes in treating various types of allergies such as asthma, eczema, hay fever, urticaria, food allergies and food intolerance. She performed a clinical observational study of eight patients in the treatment of hay fever symptoms over a two-year period (2012 and 2013) using Measure Yourself Medical Outcome. Profile (MYMOP) self-evaluation questionnaires at baseline and again after two weeks and four weeks of homeopathic treatment.

Health Zone awarded winner in health shop excellence and customer service by Better Retailing Magazine

BRM-awards-winners2013PRESS RELEASE
Grand Slam Victory for Wimbledon’s Health Zone. Winner of Better Retailing Magazine Award!   

Health Zone, Wimbledon’s independent health store, has been named winner in a nationwide hunt for health shop excellence and customer service.

Secret Shoppers were sent to similar stores across the UK and Ireland by business journal Better Retailing Magazine to find health shops that were not only appealing in their look and feel but also gave the correct advice for certain conditions.

Health Zone scored a tremendous 49/50 with the Secret Shopper reporting that she would have allotted full marks but thought it may be perceived as “going over the top”.

Not surprisingly, owner Mishal Qadri is delighted with the marks he got. “We are very chuffed,” he said.

“When I bought this place it was a British Gas showroom. I had to gut it and remodel it, inside and out. It was a labour of love.”  

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In the zone by Rachel Symonds at Health Food Business

healthzone1With a thriving health food store and clinic, Health Zone, in Wimbledon, is a great example of how retailers can buck the downward trend. Rachel Symonds visited to find out more.

When Mishal Qadri decided to open a health food store in Wimbledon, it was before the arrival of the Whole Foods of this world to the UK. Businesses such as Whole Foods have undoubtedly challenged the perception of what a health food store should be, but before its arrival, Health Zone was doing just that. Continue reading ‘In the zone by Rachel Symonds at Health Food Business’ »