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SEQ Lockdown August 2021

Update 8th August: With the lifting of lockdown in SEQ, we are delighted to be able to offer face-to-face appointments again this week as well as virtual appointments via ZOOM for patients still in quarantine or with compromised immunity. ALL CONSULTATIONS WILL BE CHANGED TO ONLINE CONSULTATIONS EFFECTIVE – 2nd August 2021 In light of…

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Why Is Melatonin Important For Sleep?

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Author: Caren Wigmore ND Melatonin is a hormone secreted by our pineal gland which plays a role in your natural sleep-wake cycle.  The production of this important hormone is affected by light/dark cycles as well as cortisol. Light can either suppress or synchronize melatonin production depending on our exposure. Melatonin should be at its highest…

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Common Signs And Symptoms Of Thyroid Issues

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The thyroid gland is one of the unsung powerhouses of the body – some of its very important roles involve controlling our metabolic rate, body temperature, energy levels, and growth and development. If not enough thyroid hormone is produced by the thyroid gland, our metabolic rate and the systems of the body slow down –…

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Gluten Free Roasted Zucchini Pesto Pasta

zucchini pesto pasta recipe

Ingredients: 500g buckwheat or other GF pasta of choice  3 zucchinis cut into half moons Large handful basil Large handful spinach  150g walnuts roughly chopped  3 – 6 garlic cloves sliced  Juice of 1 lemon 1/4 cup water Pinch of celtic sea salt  Pinch of black pepper  Drizzle extra virgin olive oil  Method: Preheat oven to…

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Common Female Hormonal Disorders & How We Treat Them

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It is estimated that as many as 90% of women of reproductive age experience a menstrual or hormonal disorder, or both, that affects them on a regular basis. In the article we’ll take a look at the signs and symptoms of hormonal issues and how to treat hormonal imbalance in females. Signs And Symptoms Of…

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What Is Postnatal Depletion & How Do We Treat It?

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Recent research suggests that, on average, a new mother may lose around 700 hours of sleep in the first year of her baby’s life. On top of this immense sleep deprivation, mothers experience a huge shift in hormones following birth often resulting in signs and symptoms of what is called ‘postnatal depletion’. Some signs and…

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Pumpkin & Herb Frittata

pumpkin frittata recipe | Perpetual Wellbeing

If you’re looking for something really easy to make, that’s super-nutritious and can be eaten for breakfast, lunch or dinner, you can’t go past a frittata! This Pumpkin Frittata with herbs is so delicious plus it can be eaten cold and any surplus can be frozen for later use. Ingredients: 1⁄2 kg of pumpkin 1⁄2…

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Do You Suffer From Carbohydrate Intolerance?

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We all know someone who has a very high carbohydrate diet, and yet remains slim and relatively metabolically healthy. This sits in plain contrast with others, who with the same diet are overweight, fatigued, with elevated cholesterol and other signs of metabolic syndrome. I so often hear… “IT’S NOT FAIR!!” But, there are biological reasons…

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