Preventative medicine

The Effect of Stress on Your Body

Let’s look at the effects of stress on the body Each of us have a different threshold for feeling “stressed” yet most would agree it is not a comfortable feeling. While we may think we “know” when we are stressed, this is not always the case.                 An …

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Weight loss … keep it simple

Do you struggle with losing weight? How many of us (myself included) have struggled with losing weight and keeping it off? If you believe the media, it’s very difficult to do. Rule #1 – Don’t believe the media!   I get very inspired by our clients. It’s not uncommon to see at least one person …

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Stress and the heart

Does stress affect your heart It is often assumed that stress affects the heart and other arteries. Recent studies add further credence to this. Fortunately there are things you can do to prevent stress from affecting your arteries. I’ve shared what I do – but I am aware that what works for each of us …

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Keep your marbles & reduce your dementia risk

Some of you have been asking me about dementia so I have invited Nicola Gates, an expert in dementia prevention, to write an article about reducing the risk of dementia. If you wish to explore interventions for yourself, or more likely your older family members, you will find her contact details below. Keep your marbles …

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Cancer survival rates are improving

Overall, cancer survival rates are increasing. A report from the Australian Institute of Health and Welfare found that the cancers with the largest survival gains during the last 30 years are: Prostate cancer – which can be found by blood test and examination Kidney cancer – which can be found by imaging such as the …

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Massive Health Improvement

I saw a 41-year-old man the other day and gave him a trophy for massively improving his health. He has given me permission to tell his story. When we met When I first saw him 5 years ago he was overworked, overweight, with very abnormal liver function tests, a poor cholesterol profile and a terrible …

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