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various fruits and veggies
Digestive
Dr Michelle Derrick

Low FODMAP Diet

The word ‘diet’ has been coined in the 21st century and mainstream media as a way to lose weight and something that you start and stop constantly in the hopes of achieving a better lifestyle. However, I can assure you the low FODMAP diet is not one of the mainstream diets like keto or juice cleanses but used in the healthcare setting to help people with major health problems. So let’s break it down…

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The Thyroid Gland Animated
Endocrine/Hormones
Dr Belinda Coulton

The Thyroid Gland

Thyroid issues? Have you been told by your doctor that you have a dysfunctional thyroid gland? This tiny little organ packs a massive punch when it goes wrong. It’s a very complex gland that carries a lot of responsibility on its shoulders.

We’ve created a brief ‘get to know your thyroid’ blog to help you understand the role of the thyroid gland in everyday life.

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image of high blood pressure heart with meter
Cardiovascular/Circulatory
Dr Mikahla Callahan

High Blood Pressure

High blood pressure (BP) is a common health problem, but is usually not fully understood. Our blood pressure can have such a large impact on our health, and that is why it is so important to get it checked, and to keep it within a healthy range. Our circulatory system

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various citrus fruits to boost your immune system
Health
Dr Belinda Coulton

Tips to Boost Your Immune System

Winter is Here… It’s that time of the year where you start to notice people sniffling, sneezing, coughing and blowing their noses. The colder weather always seems to bring with it an influx of cold and flu outbreaks doesn’t it?! Well the main reason for this is because your immune

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woman crossing her legs to hold in bladder leakage from weak pelvic floor
Lower Back & Pelvis
Dr Mikahla Callahan

Why Is My Pelvic Floor So Important?

You may have heard a lot of people talk about how important it is to do pelvic floor exercises. But do you actually know exactly what your pelvic floor is and why it is so important for both women and men?   Anatomy of the Pelvic Floor Our pelvis is

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man at work struggling with concentration
Health
Dr Jessica Inman

Do Short Breaks Increase Concentration?

Do you find yourself sitting at work, or studying, and an hour later you look at your watch and you have completed barely anything since the last time you looked at it? This is a form of fatigue. It is common for our brain to lack the ability to execute

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