Sleep Hygiene

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Sleep Hygiene

It is common to have poor quality sleep due to acute stressors throughout the day or environmental disturbances. However, we can minimise the impact that stress and our
environment have on our sleep by practising good sleep hygiene.

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Salicylate allergy

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Salicylate allergy

A broad range of salicylic acid esters are used to flavour foods such as cake mixes, puddings, ice cream, chewing gum, and soft drinks. Salicylates are also found naturally in many foods and in cosmetics. 

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Go nuts for nuts!

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Go nuts for nuts!

A common dietary recommendation I give my patients is to eat some nuts. Many studies have now shown higher nut intake is associated with reduced risk of cardiovascular and respiratory diseases, as well as cancer and death from diabetes.

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Iron deficiency Anaemia

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Iron deficiency Anaemia

A common deficiency I often see in practice is Iron deficiency. When iron deficiency is severe, red blood cell synthesis becomes impaired, and anaemia results.

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Adequate Vitamin D intake.

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Adequate Vitamin D intake.

Its winter in Melbourne and we are getting very little sunshine. No Sun, no vitamin D. No problem, i'll get my levels checked out from my local GP or I will just get a supplement from my local health store.

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The Magic of Mushrooms

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The Magic of Mushrooms

The use of Medicinal Mushrooms in folk and traditional medicine predates history. Pharmacological research has now isolated antifungal, antiviral, and antiprotozoan isolates from this fabulous fungi.

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