Sleep

Adequate sleep is an essential component of good health.  Many processes occur while the body is asleep that help refresh the mind and repair the body.  Most adults need between six and nine hours of sleep per night, while children, teenagers and those who are more physically active need more.  Sleep is made up of a series of 90 minute cycles,...

Immune Boosting Foods

As we leave summer behind it is time to start thinking about ways to ward off the winter blues by boosting your immune system.  The immune system is the body's defence mechanism against illness and infection.  A healthy lifestyle including diet and exercise can help to boost your immune system and assist in fighting off diseases. 

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Headaches

Headaches are an extremely common phenomenon that affect almost everyone at some stage in their lives.  Headaches can be caused by a number of factors, including stress, muscular tension, dehydration & viral infection.  There are three main types of headaches: vascular headaches, tension headaches & cervical headaches.

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