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Travel Bugs

June 8, 2017 | Immune
Nobody wants to get sick whilst they are travelling but unfortunately the risk of this happening is high, often ruining a good holiday or interfering with work schedules. Obviously traveling on a plane, a crowded bus or train or enjoying a cruise with a thousand others...
Vaping – How Safe is it For You and Others

Vaping – How Safe is it For You and Others

June 7, 2017 | General
With the dangers of smoking now very well known, vaping has become the next big thing. The vaping industry has seen exponential growth over the past few years in Australia and overseas, particularly among smokers. If you’re still wondering what vaping is… here’s what it’s all about....
Joint pain in winter

Joint pain in winter

June 6, 2017 | Joint disorders
Often people seem to experience a worsening of symptoms of arthritis; joint pain, stiffness and discomfort, over when the weather turns cold and damp. Although studies and experiments have been performed there has been no conclusive cause for joint symptoms to be more prevalent when the weather is cooler There...
Branch Chain Amino Acids - Good for lots of things

Branch Chain Amino Acids - Good for lots of things

June 5, 2017 | Men's Health, nutrition
  Bodybuilders and marathoners have been using branch-chain amino acid supplements for decades. Here's what you need to know:   Like all amino acids, the body uses BCAAs to build proteins for muscles, cartilage, enzymes, hormones, and more. But BCAAs are particularly important for blood sugar regulation, energy production, and muscle health – up to a third of muscle protein is made of branch-chain amino acids...
Hashimoto’s Disease

Hashimoto’s Disease

June 4, 2017 | thyroid
Hashimoto’s disease is an autoimmune disease where the immune system produces antibodies that attack the thyroid gland resulting in inflammation and destruction of thyroid tissue. These antibodies bind to the thyroid and prevent the manufacture of thyroid hormones. Hashimoto’s disease is the leading cause of underactive thyroid (hypothyroidism). What is...
Chronotypes - all about sleep

Chronotypes - all about sleep

June 3, 2017 | Sleep Disorders
Do you envy people who are able to wake and be fully active early in the morning, while you slug through mornings, wishing that you were still asleep, only to begin to pick up pace well into the afternoon? This phenomenon could be easily explained by your Chronotype.  What are...
Crohn’s Disease

Crohn’s Disease

June 2, 2017 | Diarrhoea
  Crohn’s disease is a chronic inflammatory disease that can affect any part of the lining of the digestive tract from the mouth to the anus. It commonly appears in the intestines and the colon causing severe pain, diarrhoea and rectal bleeding. Crohn’s disease and ulcerative colitis are two types...
Bursitis

Bursitis

June 1, 2017 | Joint disorders
The bursae are small, fluid filled sacs located usually between skin and a tendon or bone and a tendon and are located in multiple areas of the body. Their role being to facilitate the movement of tendons...
How to Help Eyestrain

How to Help Eyestrain

May 31, 2017 | Eyes
Eyestrain, also known as asthenopia, is an eye condition which usually occurs after many hours of close work on the computer, reading or other close activities that involve tedious visual tasks. Symptoms occur because the eye is fatigued or strained. Some of these symptoms include red eyes, blurred vision, pain...
Helicobacter pylori—friend or foe?

Helicobacter pylori—friend or foe?

May 29, 2017 | Digestion
Helicobacter pylori, otherwise known as H. pylori, is a spiral shaped bacterium that may be found in the digestive tract. It tends to attack the stomach lining, where it’s responsible for the majority of ulcers in the stomach and small intestine. Some research, however, has uncovered a beneficial role of H. pylori colonisation in the regression of childhood asthma and other allergic disorders. It can also be contributed to a lower incidence of GERD, Barrett’s oesophagus and oesophageal cancer.
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