Good Posture: Top 5 Tips To Better Posture

With everything happening in the world, working from home has become more common for jobs that wouldn't normally be at a desk. A good example is your family doctor. Doctors are now seeing more patients through virtual appointments meaning they are spending a lot more time sitting at a desk instead of running up and down the clinic halls. So what can we do on a daily basis to help optimise our new work environments and to maintain our good posture. Here are 5 easy and effective tips to help you posture, reduce muscle pain, and prevent injury. 1. Beware of Text Neck- an increasingly common cause of poor posture is due to texting or surfing on your phone. It happens when we hold our phones in f

Top 10 Tips To Slow Ageing

When we think ageing, more often than not we are thinking externally. What does our skin look like? How do I stop the wrinkles? Should I be tightening my skin? External ageing 100% an important area to consider, but what about the internal ageing? We should be thinking equally about what we are doing internally to prevent accelerated ageing or premature ageing. Today we are going to be looking at the top 10 ways to slow down ageing with 5 being external related and 5 being internal related. Top 5 Ways To Slow Aging Internally 1- Optimize Your Liver Function Free radical formation and an elevated level of toxin compounds in the body is a definite age enhancer. One of our main detoxifying orga

Metabolic Reset: Balancing The Body For Effective Weight Loss

Most people you meet are either wanting to lose weight or have tried without success. They've tried different diet types such as keto diet, carnivore diet, and even calorie restrictions but someone it just doesn't seem to come off as easily as blog posts make it seem. Or they find they may lose weight on a specific diet plan but it rebounds once they stop and even more weight is put back on. So why isn't it working? Why can some people lose weight while others can't? Sometimes, we need to look a little bit deeper and do a full reset of the body. What Affects Weight Loss? - Hormones (especially hormone imbalances) - Stress (cortisol has inhibitory effects) - Diet - Activity Level - Digestive

Botox For Excess Under Arm Sweating: An Effective Treatment?

Underarm sweating is a normal occurrence but excess sweating is a diagnosed medical condition known as hyperhydrosis. Our sweat glands help to regulate our body temperature, but some people sweat more than is required. Hyperhydrosis, commonly known as excess sweating, can lead to a significant reduction in confidence and even interfere with work related interactions. Some may experience excess sweating in one focal area (the face, under arms, hands, feet) while others suffer from multiple locations of sweating. Excess sweating can be embarrassing and isolating with many individuals agreeing that the symptom is upsetting and distracting from daily activities. Botox, a common treatment for cos

Ultrasound Guided Prolotherapy For Low Back Pain

At any one point in time, up to 8% of adult individuals suffer from acute or chronic back pain. That's nearly 1 out of 10 people walking down the street. That's a lot of people suffering on a daily basis. But what makes up the many causes of low back pain? Acute injuries include mild sprains, disc bulges, muscle spasms, or vertebral misalignment. Chronic pain can be from car accidents, arthritis, degenerative disc disease, or nerve impingement/entrapment. Pain patients are always looking for resources and treatments that can help to reduce or ultimately remove their pain. The first step is the proper diagnosis. Many physicians rely on X-ray images to rule in/out bone related injuries and med

Hormone Imbalance And How It Affects Your Day To Day Life

So your hormones are all over the place and you just can't get them controlled? Don't worry, this happens to many women (and men) and there are many things that can be done to help. There are a few big players in the hormone cascade: estrogen, progesterone, testosterone, DHEA, LH, FSH, cortisol, and pregnenolone. Yes, there are a lot of other hormones in the body but we are going to be focusing on the traditional sex hormones. The body naturally goes through ups and downs and many hormones follow this trend. This is referred to as a circadian rhythm. All our hormones will have their own circadian rhythm and each has a different time interval. When our bodies hormones stop following the natur

Vanquish ME Vs Coolsculpting

Over the last decade, many new advances in technology have developed leading to new body contouring machines hitting the market. The top two machines are Coolsculpting and Vanquish ME. Both are marketed as fat buster technology and can see up to a 30% reduction in fat. But what's the difference between these two forms? It all comes down to the technology. Vanquish ME works by emitting radio frequency waves as well as heat. This combination targets fat cells causing them to heat up towards 120 degrees damaging fat cell membranes. Damaged fat cells under apoptosis (cell death) and the body will naturally clear them through the lymphatic system. The lymphatic system leads to the liver for detox

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