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Laura Dowling
Dream On: The Surprising Link Between Sleep and Weight Loss

Dream On: The Surprising Link Between Sleep and Weight Loss

Are you struggling to lose weight despite eating well and exercising regularly? The answer to your weight loss woes may be as simple as getting a good night's sleep. This article will explore the surprising link between sleep and weight loss and what you need to know to get the most out of your weight loss journey. The impact of poor sleep on metabolism Poor sleep can significantly impact metabolism, making it harder for the body to burn calories and lose weight. Research has shown that people who don't get enough sleep tend to have a slower metabolism than those...

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Laura Dowling
Uncovering the Power of Pelvic Health: Breaking Taboos and Helping Women Take Control of Their Wellness

Uncovering the Power of Pelvic Health: Breaking Taboos and Helping Women Take Control of Their Wellness

Pelvic floor health is a topic that is often shrouded in taboo and embarrassment, leading many women to neglect their pelvic health and suffer in silence with issues such as incontinence and pelvic pain. However, as women age and give birth, the likelihood of developing pelvic floor problems increases, making it all the more important to address this topic head-on. Today we will explore the importance of pelvic floor health for women and why every woman should prioritise their pelvic health by seeing a pelvic floor physiotherapist and doing pelvic floor exercises. Consequences of Neglecting Pelvic Floor Health While pelvic...

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Laura Dowling
The Amazing Health Benefits of Mushrooms

The Amazing Health Benefits of Mushrooms

What are mushrooms and why are they good for you?  Mushrooms are a type of fungi that have been used for centuries in traditional medicine and as a food source. They are low in calories and fat, and high in fibre, making them a healthy addition to any diet.   But the health benefits of mushrooms go beyond their nutritional value. Many types of mushrooms contain a variety of active compounds, including antioxidants, polysaccharides, and beta-glucans, that may have a number of health-promoting effects on the body.   Mushrooms for immune support  Mushrooms are a rich source of antioxidants, which...

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Laura Dowling
Stress Less: The Benefits of Ayurvedic Herbs for Stress Management and Overall Wellness

Stress Less: The Benefits of Ayurvedic Herbs for Stress Management and Overall Wellness

  What are ayurvedic herbs? Ayurvedic herbs are a type of natural remedy used in the traditional Indian system of medicine known as Ayurveda. These herbs have been used for centuries to treat a wide range of health conditions and promote overall well-being.   Ayurvedic herbs are typically used in combination with other therapies, such as yoga and meditation, to create a holistic approach to wellness. They are believed to work by balancing the body's natural energy, or "dosha," and helping to restore balance and harmony to the body and mind.   Ayurvedic herbs for stress management   One area...

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