I’ve learnt a lot about my own optimal health, thanks to Sandra’s warmth, enthusiasm, and her ability to relate to my own situation and explain some of the complex and interconnected ways that metabolisms work.
— DF Brighton

I Am Ready to Help You.


Sandra Ishkanes

I am a functional medicine specialist and a nutritional therapist. I empower people to understand how their bodies work and create unique healing experiences for anyone looking to improve their health and their life..


DipION, Nutritional Therapy & Clinical Training
Institute for Optimum Nutrition, London

MSc Social Anthropology
School of Oriental and African Studies, University of London

BSc Molecular Biology
King’s College, University of London

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My Clinic —
Dolphin House Clinic
15 New Road, Brighton


I believe in science and in treating the whole body, not just symptoms. I am passionate about bringing the best aspects of modern and traditional healthcare to benefit my clients.

Special interests:

  • Nutritional disorders: obesity, pre-diabetes, diabetes.

  • Skin conditions: psoriasis, dermatitis, atopy, acne, eczema.

  • Gut disturbances: bloating, constipation/diarrhoea, colitis, food allergies, malabsorption, leaky gut, SIBO.

  • Endocrine system: adrenal support, thyroid functional approach (Hypothyroidism, autoimmune thyroiditis etc.), liver detoxification.

  • Female issues: peri/menopause, PMS, PCOS, fertility support.

  • Mental health: sleep difficulties, SAD, anxiety, motivation, energy, concentration and memory loss, mood disorders.

  • Immune system and support of defence mechanisms: chronic infections, autoimmune diseases.

  • Musculoskeletal system: joint support, Rheumatoid Arthritis, fibromyalgia.

  • Lipid metabolism: CVS risk, fatty acid status, metabolic syndrome.

  • Environmental factors: heavy metal poisoning.