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ARE YOU GETTING ENOUGH SLEEP?

Whether it's difficulty getting to sleep or staying asleep, sleeping issues are frustrating and increasingly common. Aside from the obvious fatigue and grumpiness, the repercussions of not getting enough sleep are diverse and can have detrimental effects on seemingly unrelated aspects of our lives, including: Reduced immune function Hormone imbalances Weight gain Anxiety Depression Poor [...]

SILLY SEASON SURVIVAL TIPS

The Christmas parties have well and truly begun and the frivolities are showing no signs of slowing down anytime soon. And there’s no denying that food is a massive part of Christmas! Avoid the deprivation and enjoy everything in moderation; life’s about balance, baby! Here are our top tips for surviving the festive season: Rise [...]

WHAT DOES YOUR PERIOD HAVE IN COMMON WITH YOUR BLOOD PRESSURE?

NB: This one is for the ladies. And the lads, whether they have a lady lover or are perhaps just a little curious about the inner workings of female physiology... You have probably had at least one of your vital signs measured at some point in your life. Vital signs are clinical measurements of essential [...]

NATURAL SKINCARE SOLUTIONS

Of course true beauty comes from within - from the thoughts you think and the food you eat. But what if I told you that your skin is your largest organ, and one of your bodies' main channels of toxin elimination? Our skin is highly permeable; as nicotine patches are absorbed directly into our bloodstreams, [...]

WINTER WELLNESS

Winter is officially here and almost everyone I know has already been effected by some sort of cough, cold, or man/lady flu. Our immune systems are seriously sophisticated and work very hard on the daily to keep us well. When our immune system becomes compromised, our usual defence forces let down their guards, leaving us [...]