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Health and Lifestyle - Acupuncture

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Prenatal acupuncture, yoga & pregnancy

Pregnancy is a time of rapid change and growth for both mother and baby. It’s an opportunity to balance and connect with your body to enable the best outcomes for both you and your baby. Health issues can arise throughout pregnancy on both physical and emotional levels, which conventional medicine cannot always address (mainly due

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Auriculotherapy & Ear Seeds

Based on the principles of acupuncture, ear seeds work by treating conditions by pressing on specific pressure points within the ear. The practise is known as Auriculotherapy. Auriculotherapy works by holding the ear seeds into place using tape and pressing the ear seed several times a day to stimulate auricular acupuncture points. This is usually

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Health and Lifestyle - Cancer Awareness

Health and Lifestyle - Chiropractic Care

Poor Posture = Poor Health

When we think of the health concerns of poor posture, we might think of the pain we experience in our neck, back or shoulders muscles without much regard for the long term effects on our health. But a 2005 study in the reputable Medical Journal of SPINE has proven what most chiropractors already know. The

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Health and Lifestyle - Cold & Flu

Winter Wellness Warriors

Sick of being sick? Are you one of the many people, for whom a string of colds and flu is a way of life in Winter? Fortunately, it is possible to improve your immune system function and reduce the frequency and severity of those nasty Winter germs with a bit of awareness and some simple

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Your Cold & Flu Insurance Policy This Winter!

It’s not just the drop in temperature that heralds the start of Winter. It’s when nearly everyone you run into is battling a cold, coming down with something or has just spent a week of work you know Winter is near! But what if you could take out a wellness ‘insurance policy’ of sorts against

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Health and Lifestyle - Exercise

Health and Lifestyle - Massage Therapy

Health and Lifestyle - Mental Health

Stress Busting at the Office

Office pressure cooker set to explode? Deadline times getting shorter? ‘To Do’ list getting longer? What do you do? Many of us are guilty of skipping breaks, eating at our desk whilst dealing with a mountain of work or perhaps (hands up who is guilty) missing lunch altogether.   What if I said that if

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Living with Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD)

What is PTSD? Post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) is a type of anxiety disorder that is developed after a person has experienced a traumatic life event. PTSD Facts & Figures: People who have experienced sexual or physical abuse are more likely to develop PTSD than people who experienced unintentional trauma. Serious car accidents are the leading

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Health and Lifestyle - Nutrition

Herb of the Month: Liu Wei Di Huang Wan

A common health issue faced by many is adrenal fatigue. Adrenal exhaustion is related to the Chinese medical view of kidney function. In Chinese Medicine, the kidneys are the primary storehouse of energy.  ‘Burning the candle at both ends’ and aging depletes our kidney energy and vitality fast.   The herbal formula Liu Wei Di Huang Wan combines six

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Tis The Season For Food Poisoning

Christmas, a wonderful time of year. It’s also a time where food poisoning cases spike. To help you avoid food poisoning this festive season, we have some simple tips below along with advice on what to do if it does strike your household. Keep raw meat, particularly poultry, away from other foods. Don’t let meat

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High octane fuel for your brain

Would you pump diesel into your car that performs best on premium unleaded fuel? Food is fuel. So, when you eat and drink at your office today, consider including some of these high-octane brain choices which will support your physiology and contribute to optimising your work performance. Include protein with your lunch to avoid that mid-afternoon

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Calcium: Are You Getting Enough?

Dr Rosie Ross With alarming statistics on falls and their sometimes devastating consequences, it’s clear to see bone health isn’t taken as seriously as it should be. An important part of bone health is getting enough calcium. Calcium combines with other minerals to form the hard crystals that give your bones their strength and structure

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Health and Lifestyle - Recipes

Chicken and Two Grain Stuffed Capsicums

The best way look after your heart is with a healthy lifestyle. Among the suggestions the Heart Foundation recommends for a healthy heart, achieving and maintaining a healthy weight and enjoying a variety of nutritious foods are high on the list. A heart healthy diet doesn’t focus on one type of food or one type

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Bedtime Golden Milk

Having trouble falling asleep each night? This Bedtime Golden Milk recipe from Healthline might be just what you need to alleviate your anxiety and help you have a more restful night’s sleep.   Golden Milk Benefits: Fights inflammation Protects against oxidative damage and sleep deprivation Promotes relaxation and lowers anxiety levels   Ingredients: Serves 2

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Health and Lifestyle - Sleep

Safe Sleeping Tips to Prevent SIDS

Sudden infant death is a real concern for most new or expecting parents and rightly so. Sadly, over 3,000 Australian families experience the sudden and unexpected death of a baby or child every year.   Red Nose Day is a Red Nose initiative that is held every August with the goal of raising funds for

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Bedtime Golden Milk

Having trouble falling asleep each night? This Bedtime Golden Milk recipe from Healthline might be just what you need to alleviate your anxiety and help you have a more restful night’s sleep.   Golden Milk Benefits: Fights inflammation Protects against oxidative damage and sleep deprivation Promotes relaxation and lowers anxiety levels   Ingredients: Serves 2

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Health and Lifestyle - Thrive Magazine

Thrive E-magazine, Issue 7, the mid year edition of Northside Health, Coffs Harbour

Issue 7! Welcome to mid-year edition of Thrive E-Magazine

Welcome to our mid-year edition, Issue 7 of Thrive. We bring, yet again another amazing edition with stories that embraces rage core pillars of health and wellness. What’s more exciting is the return of the Olympics to Australia after 32 years. At Thrive, we belief that the sporting spirit is exactly what we need to lift our eyes up a little. Read more to get inspired, educated and fall in love with your health again.

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