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November 12, 2017 | Men's Health
What concerns men - ask and SEX is the usual answer! So what about Sex ? Not enough they say-ok … Why is this a problem and how to help with this problem ...
Ashwagandha  – What This Herb Can Do for You!

Ashwagandha – What This Herb Can Do for You!

November 11, 2017 | Sleep Disorders, Women's Health
Withania somnifera is a widely used herb today because of its unique properties. It helps to increase energy in people that feel fatigued and depleted— but it does this in a very gentle way. Withania is a tonic herb and helps us respond and adapt to stress—resulting in decreased anxiety....
Polymyalgia Rheumatica

Polymyalgia Rheumatica

November 10, 2017 | Muscles
Polymyalgia rheumatica is a common condition that causes muscle pain and stiffness, especially in the shoulders. The onset is usually sudden, and it typically affects people over the age of 50. Polymyalgia rheumatica is sometimes related to another inflammatory disorder called giant cell arteritis –causing jaw pain, scalp tenderness, headaches...
What your nails say about your health

What your nails say about your health

November 9, 2017 | Men's Health, Women's Health
  Our nails tell us a great deal about what is happening inside the body. Naturopaths and doctors will use these signs to determine disease and weaknesses. So now it’s time to take off that nail polish and look at what your nails are trying to tell you. Pale nails...
Phytoestrogens

Phytoestrogens

November 8, 2017 | Women's Health
Phytoestrogens are chemicals from plants which have oestrogenic activity.  The major groups of phytoestrogens present in our diet are isoflavones, prenylflavonoids, coumestans and lignans. The main isoflavones are genistein, daidzein, glycitein, formononetin and biochanin A, which are mainly found in soy, soy‐based food and legumes. The beneficial health effects from...
Cardiovascular Disease

Cardiovascular Disease

November 7, 2017 | Heart
  Cardiovascular disease is the number one cause of death in the world. In Australia, CVD affects 1 in 6 people and kills one person every 12 minutes! [1] The majority of cardiovascular diseases are considered preventable and may occur due to lifestyle factors and diet choices – and there...
Nutrients with Cautions and Interactions

Nutrients with Cautions and Interactions

November 6, 2017 | General
Many people believe that just because vitamins are natural there will be no side-effects. Even though the potential for harm is very rare, in some instances there are specific warnings. If you have a medical condition and are taking medications in conjunction with vitamin supplements...
Osteoporosis

Osteoporosis

November 5, 2017 | Men's Health, Women's Health, Menopause
Osteoporosis is when the bones become porous and lack density and strength. They are more prone to serious fractures, even from a minor fall or bump. Over one million Australians suffer from this ‘silent disease’, as there are sometimes no obvious signs and symptoms. Osteoporosis typically affects women 50 years...
Being Vegetarian

Being Vegetarian

November 4, 2017 | Diets, nutrition
Vegetarianism has become a lifestyle choice to many. Like any healthy diet, a vegetarian diet requires you to include a variety of foods, reading labels, careful planning and preparation.
Teenage Acne

Teenage Acne

November 3, 2017 | Skin Conditions, Teenages
The skin is the largest organ of the human body. It is also a reflection of internal health. Good skin can show proper care, hydration and a healthy diet. Skin that is covered by whiteheads, blackheads and other pimples indicates oxidative damage, poor nutrition and hormonal...
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