How to Relieve Mental and Physical Stress

We are all stressed out because of many different reasons. Almost every person today including children experience some level of stress on certain aspects. It is important that you take the time and the right measures needed in order to relieve this stress that gets built up in your system be it physical or mental. […]
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Breast care in your 20s

Do you know whether your boobs are healthy? Dr Cassy Richmond gives you a heads-up on breast health in your 20s What’s happening to my boobs? There’s no denying that younger boobs are well known for their pert disposition. They are firm and perky because they have a high connective tissue to fat ratio. This […]
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Cystitis explained

It’s one of the most common, and most irritating, conditions in women but natural approaches to prevention and treatment can help you beat the burn. If you have ever suffered a bout of cystitis, no doubt you will cringe when recalling the pain and burning that you experienced. If you were unfortunate enough to have […]
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Milk permeate: is it a health risk?

A huge public outcry about the ‘hidden’ permeate in milk has recently led many companies to declare their product ‘permeate-free’. But according to many nutritionists, this really has been much ado about nothing. Permeate is simply a watery by-product of milk processing,  which some manufacturers add back to milk to enhance consistency. “As the composition […]
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Birth control myths

Confused about contraception? Think diaphragms can get lost inside you? We set the record straight about those common birth control myths. MYTH: Going on the Pill will make you gain weight Not according to Dr Farrell, who says that on the contrary, some pills result in weight loss rather than weight gain. “Psychosomatically, some people […]
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High blood pressure – what’s your risk?

There is a hereditary link that could put you in the high risk category. Find out more… How’s your blood pressure? Why it matters: High blood pressure (hypertension) is a significant risk factor for stroke, and while it’s often thought to result from too many croque monsieurs or Krispy Kremes, there is a hereditary link […]
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What’s your breast cancer risk?

There is a gene associated with breast and ovarian cancer, and while it’s not widely known, there is a test available to see if you’re a carrier. Has anyone in the family had breast cancer? Why it matters: There is a gene associated with breast and ovarian cancer, and while it’s not widely known, there […]
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How to manage your expectations

Are your high expectations causing you grief? Here are tips for managaing expectations around family, colleagues and friends. Expectations are like children: messy, rebellious and driven (and, often, blinded) by hope. The problem with letting the expectations of clients, colleagues or friends look after themselves is that untamed expectations can result in disappointment, blame games […]
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Meditation for beginners – 7 top tips

If you’re new to meditation or not quite ready to join a week-long retreat, you can start reaping the benefits of this exercise now, right in your lounge room. How long should you meditate for? You don’t need to meditate every waking hour, seven days a week – let alone in silence – to experience […]
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