Pay Attention To How You Eat
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Pay Attention To How You Eat

Many of our meals today are eaten on the run as we try to multi-task in the belief that we are getting more out of our day. Many benefits of…

Deep Vein Thrombosis
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One risk factor for Deep Vein Thrombosis

With the increasing number of people being required to take regular long haul flights as part of their business there has been an increased awareness if the dangers of the…

Common Painkillers Have Lethal Side-Effects
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Common Painkillers Have Lethal Side-Effects

I have to admit that I was very surprised when the popular pain-killer Vioxx was banned  several years ago due to it’s increased risk of stroke and heart attacks. I…

aerobic exercise is useless for those with “unfitness” genes
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New study suggest aerobic exercise is useless for those with “unfitness” genes

A controversial new study published in the Journal of Applied Physiology is raising eyebrows amongst the scientific community and triggering a typical sensationalized reaction from the media. The study, lead…

Natural Pain Relief and Arthritis Management
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Natural Pain Relief and Arthritis Management

The most commonly prescribed medical treatment for pain and arthritis are anti-inflammatory drugs called non-steroidal anti inflammatory drugs (NSAIDs). Unfortunately 1 in 3 people who take these drugs get stomach…

Mums Working Part-Time is Best For Children's Health
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Mums Working Part-Time is Best For Children’s Health

Children whose mothers work part-time are less likely to be overweight than children whose mums are in full-time work or not in the workforce, according to new Australian research… The…

Mothers should stop putting their family first
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Mothers should stop putting their family first

Is the idea that a mother has to sacrifice herself for the sake of her family actually the definition of what really being a mother is all about? Or is…

Research shows that calcium supplements increase the risk of heart disease
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Research shows that calcium supplements increase the risk of heart disease

Although I agree that there is a need for supplementation in today’s fast-paced world I absolutely disagree that people should take vitamin and mineral supplements. Why?… Because they are not…

More research proving that vitamin supplements don't work
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More research proving that vitamin supplements don’t work

New research has added to the mounting evidence questioning the effectiveness of vitamin supplements. Researchers followed 182 099 regular users of vitamin supplements over an 11 year period. Over that time…

Managing stress can be child’s play
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Managing stress can be child’s play

I love simple and practical solutions. In the health arena, there is a great and deliberate tendency by many to over complicate health issues. Yes it confuses the consumers encouraging them…

Less working hours do not improve work life balance
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Less working hours do not improve work life balance

Corporate wellbeing expert, Dr Paul Lanthois suggests that its time to stop blaming long working hours for our poor work life balance… Dr. Lanthois says that recent Work Life survey…

Keeping in Shape While on the Road
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Keeping in Shape While on the Road

Like many people my work often involves travel and working away from home. It is hard enough to stay in shape when you are at home let alone when your…

Just let go and trust your instincts
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Just let go and trust your instincts

The role of a parent is to teach your children but many times they end up teaching us a few lessons. These lessons have greatly helped us in dealing with…

Is your boss making you sick
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Is your boss making you sick?

With business owners and heads of corporate departments looking at ways of tightening their budgets to cope with the global financial crisis, a new corporate challenge is starting to emerge….

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Is Technology Twittering Away Your Time and Work Life Balance?

I have to admit, I am not the most technologically savvy of people in the world but at the same time I am not scared of using new technology. A…

Is Marriage or Divorce Good For You
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Is Marriage or Divorce Good For You?

We’ve all heard of the fact that married men live longer than unmarried men and that being married has certain health benefits for men. I’ve have always wondered if the…

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Is Having Children Bad For Your Health?

A healthy work life balance is a juggling act. When you are able to work at your desired level, maintain excellent energy and vitality while also maintaining quality personal and…

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Improving Your Coordination and Brain Function

These simple co-ordination exercises can not only improve your co-ordination but they can also improve your brain function and ease of learning… There are indications that major nervous system development…

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Improve your work-life balance by improving your work-wife balance

It’s an all too familiar scenario that I have seen amongst thousands of patients and at times, in my own home as well. One of the biggest sources of stress…

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Ignoring Family and Friends Is As Bad For You as Smoking

It is often a struggle to juggle maintaining close personal and family relationships with the demands of your career but research is showing that this balancing act is good for…

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How your stress management skills affect your earning potential

Have you ever had meetings with clients or colleagues that are just plain rude and aggressive? Have you ever had to endure meetings full of complaining and finger-pointing where any…

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How your sex life can boost your energy

It is the end of an exhausting day. You and your partner lay side by side in bed, your chest is heaving and groans and sighs begin to echo throughout…

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How your diet may be causing a lot of your aches and pains

Most people are aware that nutrition plays a vital role in your health and wellbeing. It also plays a significant role in determining th amount of pain that you experience……

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How you can get through you working day with limited sleep

Just how many of you actually regularly get the eight hours of sleep that they recommend? And who are they? When did they recommend this? All I can say is…