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MEDICAL CANNABIS

There has been a lot of talk about the use of Medicinal Cannabis recently. Here is some more information from the Australian Pharmacist 2018. Cannabis is a plant used in Australia for recreational and medicinal use, with a reported one-third of all Australians aged 22 or older (33.5%, about 5.8 million) having tried cannabis and..

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Why Do We Over React?

Have you ever flown off the handle by a seemingly non- event? Have you ever been accused of overreacting? There is a clear neurobiological reason for this. Below is an explanation from Caulfield Natural Health Clinic’s Counsellor, Inbal Sofer So, this is how our brain works… Our brains are like a filing cabinet with many..

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10 Healing Effects of Lemons

It’s Lemon season. Our Naturopath, Genya Fleischer has written about their medicinal properties. Lemons contain vitamin C, citric acid, flavonoids,  calcium, copper, iron, magnesium, phosphorus, potassium, vitamin B6, vitamin A, vitamin E, fibre, folate, niacin, thiamin, riboflavin, pantothenic acid,  zinc, and protein. It is a fruit that contains flavonoids, which are antioxidant and have cancer-fighting..

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Exercise and Breast Support

Did you know that bras are made to be worn for up to 26 washes (assuming they are washed correctly in a wash bag), and should be replaced every 6 months? Does this sound like you? We recently attended SMA’s ‘women in sport’ conference. Here are some interesting points from the ‘exercise and breast support’..

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THE HEALTH BENEFIT OF SWEET POTATOES

The sweet potato is a root vegetable belonging to the Convolvulaceae family. Its colours are usually yellow, orange, red, brown, purple or beige. Sweet potato is a functional food abundant in a number of phytochemicals possessing disease preventing properties. The anthocyanin fraction of the skin extract increases absorption of Vitamin A, promotes anti-carcinogenic, anti-inflammatory and..

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Physiotherapy and Mastitis

Mastitis is a condition that usually occurs in breastfeeding mothers. It is defined as inflammation of the breast, and characterized by symptoms that include redness, breast pain, swelling and flu like symptoms. Mastitis can occur with or without infection. It is impossible to determine from the signs and symptoms alone whether an infection is present...

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We Were Designed to Be Athletes

The human body was perfectly designed to perform dynamic movements. The structural framework of the human body was created for survival in the environment in which we live and interact. Survival requires strength and endurance, which our musculature provides. Perceptual organs from the bottom of our feet to the top of the neck provide awareness..

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