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Leaving Cert – 12 Steps to Help Reduce Stress

Leaving Cert can be stressful…there’s no denying. Statistics show the rate of depression and anxiety among teenagers have increased by 70% in the past 25 years. A survey by Pieta House last year revealed 50% of students say that school pressure is their top concern. “There has been a 163% increase in the number of […]

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Headache and its connection to the neck

When you get a headache, do you reach for the nearest pain killer? Have you considered a drug free alternative that works? A study* produced in the mid-1990’s revolutionised headache research. A Russian-born researcher named Dr Nikoli Bogduk determined that all headaches shared a relationship with the neck. Dr. Bogduk noted that every single headache […]

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Sleep – While you were sleeping your body is doing all this…

Sleep is not a luxury. It’s a requirement and foundation of health. It is vitally important for the body to feel restored and rejuvenated. What does the body do while you are sleeping? Hormones fluctuate based on day and night time sleep. Growth hormone, a vitally important hormone in chemical processes, is made at night. At […]

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A tribute to the many amazing women in my life – International Women’s Day 2017

Women’s rights have come a long way in Ireland since the 50’s. I saw this article hanging on a friend’s kitchen cabinet recently. She said she put it there to teach her teenage daughters of the appalling treatment of women  in Ireland not so long ago and as a reminder to never take for granted the freedom they […]

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Eating Clean – Your body on its’ journey to great health deserves good food

So what does eating clean really mean? Writing about a good diet is a tricky topic because we are all genetically designed differently. I for example come from an Asian background and eating a high carbohydrate diet is beneficial and this is what I follow. That way of life may not work for someone of […]

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Fibromyalgia Pain and the Role of Chiropractic Care

Fibromyalgia Pain and the Role of Chiropractic Care

Fibromyalgia Pain and the Role of Chiropractic Care The number of people who suffer fibromyalgia pain in Ireland is not known but more than 10 million people in Europe have been diagnosed with it. Fibromyalgia creates a devastating condition characterised by widespread pain accompanied by sleep, mood, and memory issues. Women suffer the majority of […]

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Painkiller Prescription Epidemic in Australia – Guest Post by Dr Paul Calladine

The Prescription Painkiller Epidemic in Australia by Dr Paul Calladine What’s the problem? According to health experts, Australia is in the midst of an ‘opioid epidemic’ with deaths from drug overdose continuing to rise. Despite social perceptions around illicit drug use and drug overdose, new statistics reveal that legally prescribed painkiller medications are a bigger […]

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Water; How Much should I drink? It all depends on this…

Over the next few blog posts I will be concentrating on the top 5 key components essential for good health. This is what I recommend to all my patients. In order of importance; Water Diet Sleep Exercise Supplement Regime (I suggest eating well first before recommending vitamin advice.) Lets begin with number 1. It’s important to know […]

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The Truth About Chiropractic For Children – What you need to know

Children and the truth about Chiropractic Care. Chiropractors all over the world check and adjust their own childrens’ spines on a regular basis. My own daughter is checked every single week and here’s why; Current science and research prove that providing care for a child’s spine and nervous system on a regular basis proves to […]

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Pregnancy is not a medical condition – how to increase your wellbeing naturally during pregnancy

Many soon-to-be parents, familiar with the medical standard of care, treat pregnancy like a dangerous condition that requires consistent medical intervention. Chiropractic wants to bring peace and encouragement to expectant parents with an assurance that pregnancy and birth occur as normally as eating and sleeping. The same inborn intelligence that creates a baby will also […]

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