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August

Heavy Metals – A hidden link to hormonal havoc

 

If you want to improve your hormones, you need to detox.

The accumulation of heavy metals such as mercury cause hormonal problems in both men and women, of all ages.  Mercury can interfere with the production or action of hormones and fertility. This means it can influence your health through every life stage; from puberty, fertility and menopause.

Heavy Metals, a link to Hormone Imbalance

Mercury is a nasty heavy metal that a lot of people are exposed to through dental fillings and diet.  Foods such as anchovies, albacore tuna, salmon, shrimp and

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17

August

Spring is here!

 

Spring Is Here! Is It Time to Detox?

Are you ready to say goodbye to feeling tired, bloated and overweight?  A Spring Detox is a great way to kick your health into action and get things back on track.

So What Is Detoxification?

Detoxification is a process that your body undertakes every day to help eliminate toxins and restore a healthy balance. Even if you eat well, exercise, and try to manage your stress, your systems of detoxification are challenged to keep up.  

As an Integrative Health Practitioner for over 20 years, I believe

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16

July

Insomnia – Tips to improve sleep

Tips to Improve Sleep

You toss, you turn; nothing feels right. Nothing feels relaxed.

The sheets are too wrinkled, the blankets too rumpled, the pillows too soft, and you just know you’re never going to get to sleep tonight.

Insomnia is a problem that haunts approximately 50% of the population. It rears its ugly head during times where we need our sleep the most – as we struggle through challenges at work, family crises and other emotionally stressful and draining events.  In severe cases, it’s a constant ‘companion’ to wider and more underlying

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09

July

WHAT IS INTEGRATIVE OR FUNCTIONAL MEDICINE?

 
 
Integrative or Functional Medicine is
the future of medicine, here now.
It looks at the following:
 

 

 

 
Is functional medicine for you?
Answer the quiz with either yes or no and find out…

 

1.  I’ve had multiple medical tests and I still haven’t found a solution to my health problems.  Yes? Great news, here’s how we can help:  We are able to request specialised tests to look at how your body functions.  This can include tests for gut health, hormonal health and cellular function.

2.  I am looking for a healthcare team who will listen to

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10

May

The man with the button phobia

 

A client who was terrified of buttons, would date girls based on if they wore buttons or not. Yes, that was right. It was seriously affecting his life and he had no idea why. Under hypnosis, his subconscious quickly made the link to where he had learnt that buttons were dangerous. It came to light that as a child he had been dumped with Grandma during a very messy break up his parents were having at the time. Grandma not being the warm, soft type that he needed, sat him

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23

March

EAT YOUR TREATMENT

    

By Dr Leela Klein

With the changing of the seasons, especially the transition from warm to cold weather, many people become more susceptible to colds and flu. The great news is that Chinese medicine is equipped to deal with colds and flus at any stage. “Let food be thy medicine, and medicine be thy food.” Those are the famous words from the ancient Greek physician Hippocrates.

Nutritional therapy, one of the pillars of Chinese medicine, contains a vast amount of foods for building up your immune system, preventing, as

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16

March

Are you free for a chat?

By Dr Shami

Are you free for a chat?  

“So sorry, been really busy, must catch up soon, how about in 5 weeks’ time, on a Friday between 1 and 3pm? Can’t stay long, must leave on time as I have to rush somewhere else.” Sound familiar? And your response? “Great, perfect, it’s in the diary… I’m really busy too, so that works out well for me as well.”

Where are we running away from and hurrying towards? What are we chasing exactly?

In 2016, Lifeline carried out a loneliness survey

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25

February

Disconnect to Reconnect

By Dr Shami

Do you ever feel frustrated when your loved one comes home and instead of making eye contact with you, is glued to his/ her phone instead? Having a conversation with an old friend and she is constantly checking her phone for messages, leaving you thinking “why do I even bother”? Do you sometimes feel unheard?

Why are we slowly disconnecting ourselves from those we truly care about? Is it time to reconnect by disconnecting from our devices?

Before moving onto reasons why, here are some shocking facts:

The Cyber

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22

January

10 Reasons Why Learning to Slow Down Can Change Your Life

 

By Dr Shami 

 

Could you be suffering from Chronic Stress?

 

Cast your mind back to a moment in which you felt under pressure. Racing against the clock to hand an assignment in on time? An exam you felt underprepared for? Unsure how you were going to pay the next bill? Do you remember how you felt in those moments – the discomfort? Did it feel like stress?

 

Stress is often described as the feeling of being overwhelmed. Too much to do and too little time to do it in, making you feel lost

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