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The Magic of Bone Broth

By head2toejess | July 20, 2014 | Comments Off on The Magic of Bone Broth

Most of us have heard of supplements for joint pain and arthritis that provide glucosamine, chondroitin sulfate, gelatin and MSM.  Bone broth, made from bones and meat of chicken, beef and or fish are packed with these great factors and they are effectively delivered to the areas of the body that need them the most.…

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How to avoid a ‘stitch’

By head2toejess | July 13, 2014 | Comments Off on How to avoid a ‘stitch’

That pesky abdominal pain with exercise, often referred to as a ‘stitch’ is thought to be related to diaphragm distress.  The diaphragm is a muscle that runs horizontally across our trunk, dividing the chest and abdominal cavities.  The stomach hangs from the diaphragm through peritoneal ligaments.  Bouncing movements such as running with a full stomach…

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10 Body Facts And How Osteopathy Can Help

By head2toejess | June 25, 2014 | Comments Off on 10 Body Facts And How Osteopathy Can Help

Did you know…..? Your brain uses 20% of the oxygen that enters your bloodstream and makes up just 2% of your body mass. It is important to have a well-functioning diaphragm to maximise oxygen intake, with minimal effort. When your diaphragm is dysfunctional then your body starts to rely on its accessory breathing muscles (in…

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6 Quick Stress Busters

By head2toejess | June 9, 2014 | Comments Off on 6 Quick Stress Busters

Stress is something that can and probably will have an effect on everyone’s life at least once. We all cope with stressful situations differently, and some people seem to have the ability to cope with more stress than others. If you feel that you are feeling stressed, here are some strategies that you can do…

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How to improve your sleep

By head2toejess | May 16, 2014 | Comments Off on How to improve your sleep

Sleep deprivation is now considered a known carcinogen alongside exposure to cigarettes and asbestos.  We all know that lack of sleep can impair many of our functions including concentration and memory.  It has a cumulative effect on the body, especially with the addition of stress and poor diet. This combination can be absolutely detrimental for…

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How is your posture?

By head2toejess | April 22, 2014 | Comments Off on How is your posture?

Poor posture is a contributing factor in many cases of shoulder pain, rotator cuff issues, tennis elbow, neck pain, headaches, upper back pain, asthma and many more.  Did you know making small changes in your posture could have significant benefits on your overall health, improve your mood, oxygen levels in your tissues, your energy and…

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Do you have tight or stiff muscles?

By head2toejess | April 12, 2014 | Comments Off on Do you have tight or stiff muscles?

Did you know tight muscles = weak muscles…All of us have experienced muscle tightness from time to time. Did you realise that one of the consequences of muscle tightness is weakness? This process is a significant part of many of the symptoms we experience due to increased weakness leading to added stress and strain on…

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A good reason we get the Flu

By head2toejess | April 6, 2014 | Comments Off on A good reason we get the Flu

Many of us will be struck down by the flu or a cold this season.  Upper respiratory system infections are the leading reason for people missing work and school and are the leading diagnosis in the office setting.  What if cold and flu is a sign from our body that something is not working?  For…

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A quick & easy relaxation technique

By head2toejess | April 6, 2014 | Comments Off on A quick & easy relaxation technique

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 head2toejess | February 25, 2014 | Comments Off on Could you have low iron???

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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