Category Archive: Health

Make your New Year’s resolution a success! 

new-year-resolution

What is your New Year’s resolution for 2015? Quit smoking? Be more active? Lose some weight? Here are some tips how to prepare for your New Year’s resolution and how to succeed.   Set a goal that is achievable, realistic and specific. For example I want to quit smoking in 6 weeks. Break it down …

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A Gift for You…

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  Looking for that perfect gift this Christmas to show your loved ones how much you appreciate them? At Brisbane Acupuncture Clinic Gift vouchers are now available. Please ask our practitioners for further details.

Sugar: The bitter truth

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 Watch this documentary to understand what effects too much sugar has on our health. If you require further information on this subject, please talk to our practitioners at Brisbane Acupuncture Clinic.

Stop smoking through acupuncture

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Are you having problems to give up your unhealthy smoking habit? Smoking creates many health issues for the body, not least of which is overloading an already wired nervous system. When we are stressed it is much harder to focus on an outcome and gather all the willpower to achieve our goals. The good news …

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PREGNANCY NUTRITION: FRUITS AND VEGETABLES FOR A HEALTHIER PREGNANCY

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  The Health and Wellness Newsletter from the maker of Juice Plus- Spring/Summer 2006 Medical doctors everywhere are recommending Juice Plus+®. Many have written us to share the healthful results that they have observed in their own practices.   Doug Odom, M.D., an obstetrician and gynaecologist in Jackson, Mississippi, took his observations one step further, …

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Realign your Spine

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There are a lot of very active people among us, who are doing a lot of exercise to get fit, stay strong, and keep healthy. But even when you are doing the ‘right’ thing you can still suffer from ongoing pain in your body. The body’s internal skeletal scaffolding is the first place which needs …

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Half of pregnancy diabetes could be prevented

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I always say to my patients that pregnancy is like a marathon and when we are able to we should aim to start it fit and healthy. Here is a link to an interesting study done in the US recently http://www.nzherald.co.nz/lifestyle/news/article.cfm?c_id=6&objectid=11334886    

Instant Relief for a Stiff Neck

stiff neck

What do you do when you wake up with a crick in the neck and you are unable to turn your neck?   I have seen quite a few patients lately with a stiff neck, and it can be so debilitating. Here are a couple of suggestions for instant relief while you are waiting to …

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Side effect: Absolute relaxation!

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We use to be able getting the right treatment for our complaints from the doctors, unfortunately with multimillion dollar pharmaceutical companies controlling the medical industry these days, it’s often hard to determine if the medication we are receiving from the medical professionals is actually helping us to get better, or not. It’s good to know …

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My Summer Couscous Recipe

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    Ingredients 225 gr couscous 1 bunch of fresh parsley /or Dill chopped 1 bunch fresh Coriander chopped 1 small red onion, very finely chopped 1 lemon or lime, zest and juice ½ cucumber de-seeded and finely diced 30 gr sunflower seeds toasted 30 gr sesame seeds toasted 4 tbs olive oil Salt/ground black …

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