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Girl suffering from Trigeminal Neuralgia, curable by acupuncture at Northside Health

Acupuncture: Our leading Acupuncturist, Adam O’ Mara explains how it works

I’m often asked, “how does acupuncture work”? There could be many explanations, but I would prefer saying,  acupuncture is the manipulation of one’s own Qi, blood, and fluids (its immunity) via pinning meridians or points specific to their disease and constitution. It originated in China over 3000 years ago and over time it’s now being […]

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NORTHSIDE HEALTH STROKE PREVENTION

Reduce Your Risk of Stroke

Did you know one in four people will suffer a stroke in their lifetime? Stroke happens when the blood supply to part of the brain is cut off. Without blood, brain cells can be damaged or die. The good news regarding strokes is that up to 90% of them could be prevented by addressing a […]

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NORTHSIDE HEALTH COFFS HARBOUR MASSAGE

Massage. What type is right for you?

Liz Darrington, Massage Therapist Nobody (and no body) could argue with the health benefits of a massage with an experienced massage therapist. No doubt you’re aware of the various types of massage available. But it can be daunting working out which one is right for you. Firstly, don’t stress! Any massage will provide benefits! Secondly, […]

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NORTHSIDE HEALTH RECIPE

Banana Pikelets

Looking for something to do with the kids these school holidays? Get them in the kitchen! While it can be messy, teaching kids how to cook is a fantastic life skill for them to learn. Original recipe from Best Recipes. Ingredients: 2 cups self-raising flour 1 pinch salt 1/3 cup sugar 1 1/2 tbs butter […]

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NORTHSIDE HEALTH GOLDEN MILK RECIPE

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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