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Brahmi Brilliance: 3 Reasons You Need It Today

Brahmi Brilliance: 3 Reasons You Need It Today

With so much information available to us these days, making the right health decision is increasingly difficult. There are plenty of products out there that claim to enhance the memory, how do you know which supplements, vitamins or minerals are the right ones for you? Let’s look at history. A quick look at the world of Ayurvedic medicine shows references to Brahmi (Bacopa Monnieri) appeared as early as 3rd Century AD11. In India, Brahmi has been celebrated as a revitalizing herb for more than 3000 years. Brahmi was regularly used to treat numerous types of mental disorders and boost memory...

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Oct 01, 2020

Try These 5 Memory Boosting Foods Today

Try These 5 Memory Boosting Foods Today

We’ve all had those times when a memory lapse has left us in a frenzy! Like the moment you realise your phone is nowhere to be found. Panic strikes your core as you retrace every step and every moment. Nothing. After what seems like endless hours of searching, your phone magically reappears, and you are left completely exhausted from the whole experience! It can be frustrating, but forgetfulness is a normal part of life; as we age so does our memory. It’s important to remember that the brain is complex and our ability to retain information and remember important dates...

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Sep 18, 2020

5 Ways to Better Bone Health

5 Ways to Better Bone Health

The first time I fell off my bike I was 8-years old, so picking myself up off the ground was pretty easy! All of us have fallen over a few times our lifetime – and thanks to our bones, we’ve been able to get back up again.  Natures maze of carefully connected bones keeps us on our feet and holds us together for our entire lifetime. Considering the strength and endurance our bones expend for us, it should come as no surprise, that as we get older our bones get tired, weak and brittle.  As the density of our bones...

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Sep 07, 2020

HAVE YOU GOT THE MENOPAUSAL BLUES?

HAVE YOU GOT THE MENOPAUSAL BLUES?

There is no doubt most people are doing their best to adjust to pandemic life, but, for many people, it can be an excruciatingly anxious time.  On top of all of this, spare a thought for the women who have to contend with menopause at this very same time – when raging hormones can intensify every feeling. Menopause, or the end of menstruation brings with it a lot of physical and emotional change; caused by a swift change in hormone levels.  I’ve been told by women that menopause can feel like their body has been hijacked by hormones; that suddenly...

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Aug 26, 2020

Teeth they are very much in style, They must be very much worthwhile - Dr. Seuss

Teeth they are very much in style, They must be very much worthwhile - Dr. Seuss

The cat in the hat is one smart cat, he knows that a good set of teeth aren’t just a timeless necessity, they are indicators of what’s going on in our whole body.   Did you know that women are especially vulnerable to adverse oral health during menopause? We know that everybody will respond differently to the fluctuation of hormones in their body during menopause. Most of us have heard about the hot sweats – but, a lesser known side-effect is the irritation and potential for bone decay that happens in the mouth as a result of menopause. Menopause can...

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Aug 16, 2020