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Category: Catherine Fraser


SLEEP SMART – SLEEP POSTURE MATTERS!

Have you ever woken up from a great night’s sleep, and your body has felt stiff and awful? It could have something to do with your posture while you sleep! Unlike during the day, we don’t have active control of…

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THYROID HEALTH – HOW DOES IT GO WRONG?

Last week we talked about optimal levels of the various thyroid hormones; but how does it go wrong, and what are the consequences? The Thyroid – who, what, where? A small gland at the front of the neck Produces and…

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THE GUT AND MENTAL HEALTH – IS THE GUT A SECOND BRAIN?

Did you know that some researchers consider the gut to be our second brain? While it can’t help you compose a Grammy award winning song, or do your tax return, our gut has a large role in nearly every aspect…

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PREBIOTICS, PROBIOTICS AND IMMUNE HEALTH

Most of us have heard of antibiotics, and their role in the medical world in treating the ‘bad bacteria’ which may cause infections and serious health complications. But if ‘bad bacteria’ exist, do ‘good bacteria’ exist? The answer is YES!…

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MEN’S MENOPAUSE

Andropause is a syndrome associated with “a decrease in sexual satisfaction or a decline in a feeling of general well-being associated with low levels of testosterone in older men.”1 Symptoms to look out for are similar to Menopause; including loss…

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CAN ALLERGENS AND IRRITANTS IMPACT THE HEALTH OF THE BODY?

Last week our Healthy Living Blog post by Sarah, “Allergy or Intolerance” introduced the difference between an allergy and an intolerance, and linked both to gut health. An allergy refers to the body’s reaction to the proteins within the eaten…

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AUSTRALIA’S HEALTH STATUS

The Australian Institute of Health and Welfare (AIHW) has released a new report1 “Australia’s Health 2020” summarises the current health status of various populations, the impact on our health care system, and helps to focus our efforts on improving each…

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