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Is this you…

September 15th, 2019

Like a trusty guard dog, your smart phone probably rests right next to you (or even under your pillow) every night when you go to sleep. You’re able to answer calls, texts and emails at a moment’s notice – even during the wee hours of the night.  And isn’t that the best part about technology? […]

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Is it time to talk about sleep?

September 8th, 2019
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While it may not seem the most obvious time of year to start talking about sleep, we can often forget when the sun is out our natural instinct is to go out and play sport or socialise.  In addition summer is often a time when things naturally slow down in the business world so we […]

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How to combat sitting all day

September 1st, 2019

Sitting all day is a current health concern.   While I know that sitting all day has been described as “the new smoking” until now this made me uncomfortable – as its not the same.  You can get help to quit smoking.  If you work in an office you are expected to sit and standing desks […]

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Can exercise help reduce blood pressure?

August 11th, 2019

High blood pressure is known as the silent killer becuase of its the link to heart attacks and strokes. The causes of high blood pressure are: Mental stress: Stress can have a severe impact on blood pressure, especially when it is chronic. It can occur as a result of both socioeconomic and psychosocial factors. Some […]

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How to treat heartburn naturally – part 2

July 12th, 2019

In my last blog post, I shared some tips on natural way to trear hearburn, below are more tips: 1. Raw Apple Cider Vinegar Because acid reflux actually occurs due to having very small amounts of acid in your stomach,  raw apple cider vinegar may actually help keep it from occurring. Simply dissolve a tablespoon […]

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How to treat heartburn naturally – part 1

July 7th, 2019
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I am very lucky that despite having many digestive issues, I haven’t had heartburn.  However, I am aware as we go into the holiday sesaon, when people go on holiday their diets change so your chances of getting heartburn increases. Heartburn, which is a symptom of acid reflux or gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD), occurs when […]

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Self help to prevent a stiff neck

June 16th, 2019
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Previously I shared my produced for how to treat a stiff neck.  In this blog post I want to share my tips for on prevention of stiff necks for those that are prone to them. Firstly, make sure you practice proper posture regardless of what you’re doing, such as positioning computer monitor at eye level […]

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Self help for a stiff neck

June 9th, 2019
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Neck cramps, also known as a stiff neck, generally occur when the neck muscles weaken over time due to overuse or poor posture. An example of over use of your neck muscles, is when we are doing abdominal exercises and start to feel it in you neck – if this happens remember you are exercising […]

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Natural remedies for the winter blues – Part 2

February 10th, 2019

In part 1, I shared details of supplements that may help alleviat ethe winter blues.  In this blog post I want to share other lifestyle tips. 1. Exercise If you suffer from winter blues it is likely that your GP would perscribe a selective serotonin reuptake inhibitor (SSRI).  This is the standard drug to treat […]

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Natural remedies for the winter blues – Part 1

February 3rd, 2019

By January I am seriously missing the sun.  While I know we have had the shortest day, the grey weather and the snow jsut reminds me we are in deep winter.  So with the Brexit impass being deeply demoralising and frustraing, I wanted to share some tips to combat the blues. 1. Vitamin D Most […]

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