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Poor posture increases the risk of coronary heart disease by 64%

Heart disease – the silent killer People tend to equate poor posture to a visually cosmetic problem. Slumped shoulders, hunched backs, and tilted posture end up being viewed as an unflattering external issue. A much more dangerous internal concern lies beneath the surface. Poor posture negatively influences the health of the entire body and causes […]

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Supplements; the do’s and don’ts of adding supplements to your diet

With regards to supplements, it’s important to keep in mind that one man’s healing supplement is another man’s poison. Always make sure you take the proper tests before adding supplements to your diet. Reasons to take Supplements Due to modern farming techniques we are losing important nutrients in the soil. In the past 50 years soil […]

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Joint Health – How the right kind of exercise benefits your joints

We have all read and been told that exercise is healthy. While I completely agree with this advice I would also like to discuss the importance of joint health in relation to exercise. Finding a sport or exercise regime that you enjoy is the trick. Fitness shouldn’t be a burden or a chore. Finding that thing that you love, […]

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Pain Relief; Chiropractic Proven to be 5 Times Better than NSAID Pain Relievers

Pain Relief; Chiropractic Proven to be 5 Times Better than NSAID Pain Relievers

Time to rethink pain relief in the form of NSAIDs like aspirin, ibuprofen and celebrex. One of the top medical journals in the world showed Chiropractic to be five times better at reducing back and neck pain than the strong pain relievers Celebrex and Vioxx. The Journal of the Spine study* took place in 2003 […]

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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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