health

How core exercises can improve lower back pain?

How can core exercises be beneficial in lower back pain? A chiropractor answers your questions!  There are many causes of lower back pain including overuse, muscle strain, and/or injuries to the muscles, ligaments, and discs that support the spine. If you suffer from lower back pain, you may have heard that core exercises can bring … Read more

Key Facts About the Flu (Influenza)

Every winter many of us feel the hit and effects of the flu but not all actually know what flu influenza is. The Flu is a contagious respiratory illness caused by influenza viruses that infects the nose, throat and sometimes in the lungs. The virus is inhaled or transmitted usually via your fingers, to the … Read more

My Child Is Complaining of Headaches. What Should I Do?

Your child has been complaining of headaches and it’s been going on for a while. Headaches can be a a symptom of pain in the area of the head or neck and are common in children and adolescents. There are many reasons as to why your kid is suffering from headaches. Some reasons include; colds, … Read more

The Power of the Omega 3. Helping Your Kids Stay on Top of Their Brain Game.

Omega 3s Fatty Acids are a crucial part of a healthy diet. These essential fats are especially important for children and can play a key role in the growth and development of their brains and body and are also linked to numerous health benefits. Some Might Ask, What Are Omega 3s? Omega 3s are fatty … Read more

Prolonged Sitting: What are the effects of sitting all day?

Many of us are becoming victims to the negative effects of prolonged sitting due to extensive working hours, meeting specific deadlines and increased computer use. The human body was designed to be vigorously active for hunting, gathering and native purposes. However, with the evolution of time and the movement from caves to offices, a large majority … Read more

12 Reasons Why We Need Water

There are an abundant amount of reasons why we need water. One of the main being it’s the core of our life resource as it makes up about 50-80% of our lean body mass. As well as helping to maintain the balance of essential minerals, our bodies needs adequate water to help with its everyday … Read more

Maintaining Your New Year Resolution. Where’s Your Motivation Gone?

Maintaining Your New Year resolution… Eep! At the start of the year we feel motivated to create a list of New Year resolutions with a kick starting “new year, new me” attitude. From cutting out our favourite sugary treats to joining a gym, we’ve all made promises to ourselves we just didn’t have enough motivation … Read more

Doing the Bare Minimum: How much exercise should I be doing?

As we spring into the warmer months when we’re starting to un-rug from under a warm blanket, doing exercise and keeping in shape may be starting to itch at the back of our mind. And let’s be honest, even though it’s getting warmer it’s still only a small group of us who really enjoy going … Read more

Beating Fatigue: Wake Up with a Buzz of Energy X!

With our busy schedules, fatigue becomes a prominent part at some point of our lives. A lack of energy can affect our lifestyle and everyday activities. It may even stop us from seizing the day! Feeling constantly tired, lethargic or lacking energy are often signs of an underlying problem such as insomnia, poor nutrition, stress … Read more

Omega 3, Are You Getting Enough In Your Diet Today?

Where can we find omega 3? Due to its great benefits omega 3 is now being added to a lot of products. However, it is found naturally in oily fish (such as salmon and tuna) and certain types of vegetables, oils, nuts and seeds. Why are omega 3 fats important? Omega 3 fats are extremely … Read more

Sitting for too long? Could it be affecting your health?

Sitting for extended periods of time has a serious impact on your overall health, and even has the potential to shorten life spans. Being seated places undue pressure on the spine in comparison to standing. Recent reports and studies demonstrate that people who sit for extended periods of time or have a sedentary lifestyle (lifestyle … Read more

Vitamin D The ‘Sunshine Vitamin’, Are You Getting Enough?

With summer in our near sights, it is understandable that we are longing to escape the last of the cold and soak in some sun. The sun offers us a range of health care benefits, as long as exposure is controlled. This is due to it providing you with a key vitamin. This has been labelled … Read more

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