Health Issues

  • How does Magnesium Deficiency effect you?

    Would you like? More energy? Less muscle pain? Better moods? Fewer headaches? Improved GI function? Then you need Ultra Muscleze! A High Strength Support for Muscles, Cardiovascular and Nerve Health Ultra Muscleze is a magnesium resuscitation beverage that includes Malic Acid, Glutamine, Taurine and L-Carnitine to help unleash energy and achieve new levels of health […]

  • Are you an ‘apple’ or ‘pear’?

    Often people are concerned about the shape of their body and the way this makes them look and feel. However your body shape could be an indicator to a potential health problem. An ‘apple’ shaped body tends to have fat above the waist, whereas a ‘pear’ shaped body carries fat below the waist. Men with […]

  • How To Prevent Joint And Muscle Pains

    So many people complain of joint pain and of course as physiotherapists we are treating joint and muscle problems all the time.  However, have you ever thought what may be causing these problems?  As physiotherapists we look at your posture, how you sit at your workstation, how you lifted that heavy object, your sport etc, […]

  • Are You Suffering From Depression?

    ‘Depression’ is often used to describe when someone is feeling ‘low’, ‘miserable’, ‘in a mood’, or having ‘got out of bed on the wrong side’. However, doctors use the word in two different ways. They can use it to describe the symptom of a ‘low mood’, or to refer to a specific illness, ie a […]

  • The Importance of Cleansing the Bowel

    According to Mayo Clinic research, all shades of brown and even green are considered normal stool colours and the foods you eat can affect the colour of your stool. For example, beetroot, tomato juice, blueberries, and green leafy vegetables can affect your stool colour. However, a distinct change in stool colour can be a warning […]

  • Signs and symptoms of stress

    Chronic fatigue and exhaustion Disturbed sleep or insomnia Alcohol intolerance Depression Headaches Irritability Muscle weakness Poor concentration Mood swings Frequent infections Poor digestion Poor memory PMS

  • Antidepressants….Good or Bad?

    Someone you love seems different all of a sudden. They’re sad all the time. They may even be clinically depressed. What do you do to help this person? Probably your first reaction is to run to the doctor. Depression is among the most common problems in medicine and soon will be the second leading cause […]

  • The Healthy Heart Check

    Heart disease is the number one killer in this country. 1 in 3 women and 1 in 2 men die from heart disease. So, contrary to popular belief, women die of heart attack almost as much as men – and more often than they die of breast cancer. Cardiovascular disease affects 2/3rds of the affluent […]

  • Could Broccoli Sprouts Stop Breast cancer in its Tracks?

    Here is an excerpt from Dr Jonathan Wright’s ‘Nutrition and Healing’ newsletter. ‘At the end of last year, the US Preventative Services Task Force called for women to hold off on mammograms until the age of 50, and then only to get them once a year after that. Here at ‘Nutrition & Healing’, we thought […]

  • Prickly Heat/Sweat Rash

    Prickly heat, as its name suggests, is a very itchy red skin rash, causing a prickling or burning feeling and occurs in people who are particularly sensitive to the sun.  It is a common condition and may occur when you sweat a lot in hot or humid weather. Dead skin cells and bacteria block the […]

  • Bites and Stings

    Bites and stings are very common in the Summer and can be from a variety of insects including midges, mosquitoes, horseflies, fleas, lice and ants.  Some people react more to bites and stings than others and in some instances the area can swell up considerably. The site of the bite usually appears red and can […]

  • Dehydration

    When summer comes and the temperatures go up it is more important than ever to drink WATER…..not juice or squash, not tea or coffee but WATER. The human body is 70% water.  It makes up 75% volume of our muscles and heart, 83% of our brain and kidneys, 86% of our lungs and 95% of […]