Getting Fit

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  There is a point where we all start to worry about lost fitness, it might be because we get a shock from a naked fat person in the bathroom before we realize we are actually looking at the mirror. Climbing stairs or reaching the top shelf might be getting harder or you might just lack physical energy. Whatever the motivation, you need to ensure you will not injure you...
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Delicious ways to get more Kale into your diet!

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Kale is a delicious superfood, full of antioxidants and nutrients - making it a great addition to your diet. It is part of the cabbage family (Brassica oleracea), which includes broccoli, collard greens and brussels sprouts. As with all leafy green vegetables, kale is nutrient dense - packed with antioxidants including vitamin C, beta carotene and various flavonoids and ...
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Osteopathy is all you need (to stay healthy and functioning in your prime)

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I have made a personal discovery that has revolutionised my wellbeing...and my life. Let me preface this article by saying that I have been devoted to the practice of holistic health management for the majority of my life, I became a pescovegetarian at 18 years, an acupuncturist at 21, medical herbalist and holistic medical practitioner at 25 and a perpetual student and prac...
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Headaches- How an Osteopath can help

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There are many different types and causes of headaches. The National Health Service in the UK has reported that the highest incidences of headaches are tension type and neck related. As an Osteopath, the history taking is very important in making an accurate diagnosis. Headaches can be: Tension: Muscular contraction Vascular: Migraine and cluster headaches Cervic...
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How Osteopathy can help period pain (Dysmenorrhoea)

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Dysmenorrhoea can be described as severe period pelvic pain that interferes with normal daily activities. It causes stress and pain as well as nausea, vomiting, dizziness, diarrhea and headaches. Primary dysmenorrhoea occurs in young women with no pelvic abnormality. A study of 1000 girls aged 16 to 18 years in Canberra found that 21% of the girls had severe pain with period...
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Posture, Body Mechanics and Health, An Osteopathic Perspective – by Yasmin Fitton

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Poor body mechanics can often be the cause of back problems. When we do not move correctly, the spine is subjected to excessive stresses that over time can lead to degeneration of the spinal discs and joints. Before this happens, spinal joints become stiff (dysfunctional) and tender due to the strain they are subject to. Posture It is easy to get into bad habits in terms ...
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The Importance of Hydration

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The power of water Our bodies are composed up to 80% water, which is one of the reasons it is a vital component of health. Drinking water is crucial to health, and many health professionals estimate the average person needs about 2 litres a day to remain sufficiently hydrated. But sometimes it can be hard to drink the correct amount and this can lead to dehydrated.  Signs...
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Osteopathy- an Alternative Therapy

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Sickness is one of the fundamental flaws of the human body. Throughout history there have been many theories and ideas about the best ways to prevent illness and to heal the body. Osteopathy is one method that has been in use for over one hundred years and is growing in popularity. Osteopathy considers the whole body when treating illness and injury and particularly focuses ...
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What is Naturopathy?

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Naturopathy is a type of alternative medicine that combines nature and science to create natural remedies and holistic therapies to invoke the body’s own ability to heal itself. Naturopathy emphasises prevention, treatment, and optimal health. This differs from modern medicine that seeks only to reduce or eliminate disease. A naturopath physician follows six principles that enc...
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