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Antidepressants and anxiety pill use in a stress filled routine – what is the answer?

One of the most troubling outcomes of stress materialises in the number of adults under the influence of antidepressants and mind-altering anti-psychotic medications. As many as 500,000 people take antidepressants or anti-anxiety pills in Ireland. A young generation of children bears witness to adults and parents needing dangerous pharmaceutical drugs to cope with daily pressures. […]

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Opioids now a public health emergency – shining a light on the dangers of opioid use

The opioid crisis continues to escalate as a global problem impacting countries all across the globe. Research indicates that a new opioid-addicted infant comes into this world every 25 minutes.  In fact the European Drug Report 2017, using 2015 Irish data shows that: Ireland continues to have one of the highest drug mortality rates, with […]

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Free 6 minute Guided Meditation to help you focus your day by Dr. Benjamin Martin

This is my gift to you… Take 6 minutes out and get focussed for the day ahead. If you have never meditated this is a quick and easy guided meditation to begin your practice. If you meditate regularly we hope you find this audio beneficial to your existing practice. If you enjoy this meditation I […]

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ValenSpine, Love Your Spine Promotion in aid of Marymount Hospice

Our Valenspine promotion runs Valentine’s Week. Is constant pain keeping your loved ones from leading a normal, happy life or from accomplishing simple everyday tasks? A €20 donation to Marymount will get them a free initial consultation with scans in our office. Between 12th and 15th February 2018 we invite you to have your spine […]

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MyGratitude journal

Gratitude; how to start a gratitude journal – a simple habit worth forming

The power of gratitude. There are many habits we can incorporate into our daily lives that are personally fulfilling. One in particular I’d like to share with you is keeping a gratitude journal. I posted this video on gratitude to social media recently. Consider keeping a journal to write down what you are grateful for […]

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Low Energy an Issue? Unlock a more energetic future with Chiropractic

Long or reoccurring periods of low energy impact everything from employment to relationships. Parents need energy to raise their children. Children need energy to focus in school. Daily tasks require consistent output and maximised use of the body’s ability to generate positive energy. Millions of euro change hands every single day from a low energy […]

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Normalising Pill Popping; Why these dangerous news headlines make me so angry

Careless headlines like these normalise prescription drug taking. Saying that children should be put on statins to reduce their chance of stroke later in life is dangerous and irresponsible to the highest degree. Many people who develop heart disease and stroke have normal cholesterol levels. When I present health talks to groups and organisations one of […]

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Warning; 5 reasons to avoid sleeping pills - and answers to what you can do instead

Warning; 5 reasons to avoid sleeping pills – and answers to what you can do instead

Sleeping pills (drugs) become the treatment of choice for most who need help falling asleep or staying asleep every night. The problem with relying on drugs begins with enduring dangerous side effects and ends with the fact that drugs do not target or fix the cause of the sleep issue. Why should you avoid Sleeping […]

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Do what you love – love what you do. Surround yourself with the people you love

I never deny the fact that I get to do what I love for a living. Everyday I get to meet amazing people who have trusted me to help them on their path to healing or help them on their continuing journey of good health. Could we be open more hours, yes we could. But […]

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Improved performance and recovery time begins with maximisation of the spine and nervous system

The impact of human performance makes sports and recreational activities attractive to people as both spectators and active participants. A deeply satisfying element exists within watching and experiencing human beings successfully think, move, and react to adversity and challenge. A well-functioning body serves as the greatest piece of equipment in any playing arena.  Today’s greatest […]

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