A quick & easy relaxation technique

By Elemento | April 6, 2014 | 0 Comments

This technique can help to relax your muscles and slow your mind…in just 5 minutes.  It is great to do before bed or as a relaxation technique at any time of the day and can be done sitting or laying down.  This technique also helps to increase awareness of your body and areas that may…

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Could you have low iron???

By Elemento | February 25, 2014 | 0 Comments

As far as nutrient deficiencies go, low Iron is a common and debilitating concern for many people. Often people notice that they are low in iron due to feeling generally fatigued. Not being able to exercise as long or becoming breathless more quickly could also be symptoms of iron deficiency, rather than a case of…

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Using your breath to improve health and wellbeing

By Elemento | February 6, 2014 | 0 Comments

We all know food is fuel for your body, however have you ever thought of oxygen as a fuel?  Oxygen is essential to the production of energy in your body.  When you pump clean oxygen into the body, every cell becomes more alive.  Providing adequate fuel to our four main motors, the heart, lungs, liver…

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10 simple ways to improve your health with water

By Elemento | January 19, 2014 | 0 Comments

This is the first in a series of articles with practical advice to improve the 6 foundations of your health – clean water, fresh air, sunshine, movement, sleep and fresh food.  This article provides fast and simple ways to use water to build these foundations. Water has many crucial functions* in the body including: moistening the tissues…

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How Anxiety Causes and Affects Pain – Guest article

By Elemento | September 17, 2013 | 0 Comments

Anxiety can be a real pain, both literally and figuratively speaking. Studies have suggested that anxiety is capable not only of disrupting your everyday life with excessive worry and mental strain, but also of causing you physical pain, as well as increasing your sensitivity to pain in general. This article will discuss the physical symptoms…

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Natural alternatives to anti-inflammatory medication

By Elemento | December 23, 2011 | 0 Comments

Inflammation, swelling and pain commonly occurs in joints such as knees, ankles and the spine and in and around torn or strained muscles, ligaments and tendons.  Inflammation, swelling and pain can occur when the body’s natural defences become activated by some sort of stimuli such as an infection, a soft tissue injury or joint or…

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Magnesium: are you getting enough??

By Elemento | June 15, 2011 | 0 Comments

Magnesium is an essential mineral in human health. It is involved in a wide range of biological functions that are vital for the effective workings of the human body. Magnesium has many uses in the body, including: building strong bones by regulating the flow of calcium throughout the body producing essential amino acids, the building…

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Do I apply ICE or HEAT???

By Elemento | May 26, 2011 | 0 Comments

The use of cold and heat is a natural form of pain relief and an effective way to reduce inflammation and promote circulation, tissue health and healing. It is recommended as an alternative or adjunct to anti-inflammatory tablets and gels such as Voltaren and Nurofen, which have been found in some cases of long term…

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Be more comfortable at your desk

By Elemento | April 29, 2011 | 0 Comments

There are many easy ways to be more comfortable at your desk and to minimise stress and strain on your body, that can then lead to pain and discomfort.  One of the most common ailments we see in the clinic is headaches, neck pain, shoulder pain/tendonitis, and mid back pain.  Most people’s symptoms are often improved…

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Osteopathy at Head 2 Toe Health

By Elemento | October 25, 2010 | 0 Comments

Osteopathy can benefit all age groups. Our Osteopathic management can be effective as the primary form of health care, or in addition to the care provided by a General Practitioner or other health professional. A referral is not necessary to see an Osteopath at Head 2 Toe Health. Our treatment has been proven to be…

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