Tag Archives: relaxation

  • What is Back Pain?

    Back pain is a huge problem all over the world affecting both men and women alike, and strikes every type of worker, from truck drivers and labourers, to executives and homemakers. Although back pain is common, when you are the one who has it, it may seem that no-one else can truly understand your suffering. […]

  • Is Lack of Sleep Making You Fat?

    Is Lack of Sleep Making You Fat? (ideas from the desk of Pete Williams, a functional medicine practitioner) For health, the importance of sleep cannot be overstated, Jeff Bland quoted sleep as “by far the most important anti-oxidant” and that’s not all, as new research shows sleep restriction profoundly affects metabolic pathways quickly leading to […]

  • NUTRITION and stress

    Good nutrition is an important stress fighting tool and when we are poorly nourished, the effects of stress become even more pronounced.  Nutrients such as Vitamin C, Magnesium and Zinc can often become depleted during times of stress and suppress the immune system.   Key dietary and lifestyle recommendations are as follows:   ·        Ensure […]