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Managing Coronavirus anxiety

Ways to Manage Coronavirus Anxiety

We are at an unprecedented time, where no one truly knows what to do. No doubt you’ve seen the news blow up the coronavirus to ridiculous levels where it’s almost impossible not to think about it.  Of course with this, everyone starts to panic buy groceries, cleaning products and practically anything people can get their

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Nutritional medicine in Sydney

Know More About Nutritional Medicine in Sydney

Nutritional Medicine aims to focus on the practice of prevention before cure. With the types of foods available in the world, it’s easy to lose track of what foods we are meant to be eating to provide our bodies with the right vitamins, minerals and nutrients to function well and stay healthy.  As all humans

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geeting good night sleep despite having fibromyalgia

How can I sleep better with fibromyalgia?

Research by the National Sleep Foundation in the US found that people in good health get a better night’s sleep that people in fair or poor health. The research also found that pain was a contributing factor in sleep quality. People who experienced pain had on average 30 minutes less sleep than people who didn’t

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Mast cell

What are the symptoms of mast cell activation syndrome (MCAS)?

Mast cells are an essential part of your immune system. They reside in our bone marrow and blood vessels. Mast cells produce mediators that can adapt to different threats that occur in the body. For instance, it is mast cell mediators that send blood to an injury to cause inflammation – inflammation aids the body’s

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What to say and what not to say to someone who has Fibromyalgia

Anybody who has been diagnosed with fibromyalgia  will know that the journey to the point of diagnosis compounds the challenges associated with the illness. Because symptoms like muscle pain; poor sleep; fluctuating moods and more, are all associated with other illnesses, sufferers of fibromyalgia are often misdiagnosed or shuffled from doctor to doctor or specialist

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Gifts for loved ones with chronic illnesses

Gift Ideas for Loved Ones With Chronic Pain or Illness

It might seem unusual that there is a distinction between buying gifts for a friend, partner or family member with chronic pain and buying for a friend, partner or family member who doesn’t experience chronic pain. But the reality for people with chronic pain or debilitating and chronic illnesses like chronic fatigue or fibromyalgia, is

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SIBO causing abdominal pain

What is SIBO and how can you treat it?

Small intestinal bacteria overgrowth (SIBO) occurs when you have too much bacteria in the small intestine. Bacterias are essential for our digestive system. The good bacteria serve to counter the bad bacteria or germs that can make you sick. It generally occurs when, for any number of reasons, you are not able to digest food

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Person with Chronic Fatigue Syndrome

What does it feel like to have Chronic Fatigue Syndrome?

Imagine the times when you come home exhausted and need to sleep for the next ten hours. Then imagine feeling like that constantly. If you can manage to do that then you have some insight into what it feels like to have chronic fatigue syndrome (CFS). For people with CFS, it’s not just the feeling

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Healthy couple in Sydney

Why You Should Try Integrative Medicine

What it is integrative medicine? Integrative medicine is the term given to health care that treats the body in a holistic way. It includes remedies beyond those usually considered in traditional western medicine.  Modern medicine has made incredible leaps in the ways we understand the human body. Mainstream health care provides preventions and treatments that

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Three Ways to Boost Your Immunity in Winter

Are you always getting sick in winter? It’s a common scenario, one of the kids comes home from school with a cold and in quick succession the whole family is having their turn in bed with a cough, runny nose and the accompanying fever. It’s a frustrating pastime being sick: an unproductive and lonely business

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