Thankyou to the wonderful work of Dr. Ron Mariotti N.D.  Using a Castor Oil Pack can aid in elimination and detoxification. It supports blood flow, softens adhesions and scar tissue and reduces inflammation. Using these packs can therefore be helpful for conditions including abdominal scarring and surgery, pelvic congestion, PCOS, endometriosis, constipation, abdominal and pelvic…

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As Osteopaths we follow the principals that The body is a unit, of body, mind and spirit, and that the body is capable of self-regulation, self-healing and health maintenance. In reflecting on these principals, we must consider the significant impact stress can make to weakening the immune system and our body’s capacity for self-healing. Stress, worry…

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Most of us know about magnesium supplements and may be taking them without really knowing why, how it can help or how to get the most out of your magnesium. Magnesium is primarily depleted by exercise (especially high intensity), stress, sugar and alcohol consumption. You may benefit from more magnesium if you fall into the…

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Inflammation is a key underlying component of pain and a promoter of all chronic disease. Inflammation can be acute (a few days/weeks) or chronic (months). Inflammation is a natural process the body initiates when an area or system is under stress (from injury, infection, mental stress, over exercise, poor diet, lack of sleep etc.), however…

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Every day we are exposed to a cocktail of chemicals in our cleaning products, sprays, furniture, varnishes and many more. We are now seeing these chemical residues accumulating in our tissues, including breast tumors. Add to this the fire retardants sprayed to all our new furniture and carpets, fumes from plastic products and kids toys,…

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It has been estimated that on average, a woman exposes herself to 200 synthetic chemicals before she leaves the house every morning and 515 by bedtime. An average of 200 chemicals have been detected in the umbilical cord of newborn babies…meaning they have been exposed to this toxic soup even before birth. These can be…

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Fluctuations in the levels of sugar in our blood can be detrimental to our health, contributing to symptoms such as fatigue, sugar cravings, weight gain, brain fog, hormone balance, immunity, high blood pressure, candida overgrowth and mood swings. When continued long term it can lead to chronic health conditions such as heart disease, cancer, candida,…

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We are all affected by stress to different degrees at different stages of our life. Everyone defines stress differently and have a different threshold for that stress. We all display stress differently. Any stress that we experience, both real or imagined, has an effect on our body tissues via our Nervous System. Stress increases the drive…

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At the start of each new year, many people choose to start an exercise program. Below is some useful information to support you to create a program that matches your interests, fitness level and experience, family situation, budget and health. Sometimes I see people complicate things so much that they end up confused with all…

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