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Healthy bowel, happy life!

Healthy bowel, happy life!

Bowel cancer is the third most common cancer diagnosed in Australia. It is largely preventable with early detection resulting in successful treatment. Nutrition plays a vital role in reducing your risk of developing bowel cancer. Eating a plant-based diet, that includes vegetables, fruit, wholegrains and legumes is beneficial for maintaining a healthy bowel. The benefits […]

Happy gut bugs, happy life.

Happy gut bugs, happy life.

We all have to eat and we all generally love our food! The old saying that ‘we are what we eat’ rings true when it comes to troublesome health conditions that can start with poor digestion and food allergies. Sometimes we are not even aware of the influence that gut health has on our overall […]

Exercise: Why is it important?

Exercise: Why is it important?

Why exercise? We automatically associate exercise with going to the gym, going for a run and this crazy difficult workout routine that is going to destroy you. Our society is bombarded with videos and images of the new amazing and revolutionary exercise program that will have you looking like an athlete in 12 weeks but, we […]

BOXING is a fun new way to manage Parkinson’s Disease

BOXING is a fun new way to manage Parkinson’s Disease

How does Parkinson’s disease affect you? Parkinson’s disease is a neurodegenerative disorder which affects the dopamine pathway in the brain. Parkinson’s disease patients may experience symptoms such as impaired balance, an abnormal speed in limb movement, altered gait, limb tremor, fatigue and cognitive decline. Prescribed exercise can help manage Parkinson’s disease by improving mobility, balance […]

Posture: Connecting The Dots

Posture: Connecting The Dots

What does posture mean to you? Does it bring back memories of sitting in the classroom and being told to sit up straight? Are you exhausted just thinking about it? Let’s keep it simple. Posture is not just a structural concept of standing uncomfortably in one position; it’s actually about promoting better function. Posture is […]

Acupuncture for IVF

Acupuncture for IVF

Acupuncture is the most commonly used complementary therapy used in combination with IVF. Used predominantly to increase success rates, it is also useful in helping support couples as they go through this challenging process. While acupuncture works to aid implantation rates and subsequent healthy pregnancy in assisted conception (IVF), IUI and Clomid cycles can be […]