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Massage During Pregnancy – Yes or No?

Massage During Pregnancy – Yes or No?

14 Nov, 2019

Is Pregnancy Massage For You? Impending motherhood is a very exciting and special time with so much to look forward to. For some mothers-to-be it can also be a time of anxiety, sickness and discomfort. Many women suffer with morning sickness, fatigue, insomnia, headaches, cramps, swelling and mus..

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Pregnancy Massage Positioning – Why It’s Important

Pregnancy Massage Positioning – Why It’s Important

3 Jun, 2019

Our Knox Remedial Massage Therapist, Leanne, explains what our mummas need to know about Pregnancy Massage. Pregnancy Massage- what to look out for Many mothers-to-be think that to get a good massage, they need to be lying face-down and expect to be lying in a pregnancy pillow or a table with ..

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12 Signs Your Hormones Could Be Out of Balance

12 Signs Your Hormones Could Be Out of Balance

17 Apr, 2019

Our Knox naturopath, Kirsten Parkinson explains just because it's hormones, doesn't mean we just have to put up with it. From when we get our very first period, right through to menopause, women are conditioned to accept that heavy periods, PMS and hot flushes are just an unpleasant fact of life. W..

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Could stress be making it harder for you to lose weight?

Could stress be making it harder for you to lose weight?

4 Oct, 2018

If dealing with stress isn’t hard enough, chronic stress can make it difficult to lose weight thanks to the stress hormones cortisol and adrenaline. Our Wantirna naturopath, Kirsten Parkinson explains why.    What do cortisol & adrenaline do? When we are faced with modern da..

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Realistic Self-care For Tired Mums

Realistic Self-care For Tired Mums

28 Jul, 2018

Our Wantirna naturopath and reiki practitioner, Kirsten Parkinson, on being a mother in today's world. Most conversations I have with people these days start something like this:   Them: “How are you?”   Me: “Tired” **grumpy zombie face** YAWWWN   ..

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What is Food Intolerance?

What is Food Intolerance?

24 Apr, 2018

Food intolerance is when your body reacts abnormally to certain foods, and can manifest in a range of symptoms including gut problems, skin issues, fatigue, headaches and migraines, and respiratory problems. It can be difficult to pinpoint which foods are the culprit, because although symptoms somet..

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Increased Nutrient Requirements for Seniors

Increased Nutrient Requirements for Seniors

17 Jan, 2018

There’s plenty of discussion going on about healthy eating for different age groups, such as adults, children, toddlers and infants. However, there is a significant lack of chatter when it comes to the importance of elderly nutrition- a strong contributor to ageing well. Sometimes, we forget ho..

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How Chiropractic Can Assist With Your Sporting Performance

How Chiropractic Can Assist With Your Sporting Performance

25 Sep, 2017

But first, let's introduce you to what Sports Chiropractic is... Sports Chiropractic is defined as conservative care aimed at improving the neuromusculoskeletal system. This is important in making sure that athletes, as well as weekend warriors, have the chance to perform at their best. Optim..

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What to look for in a running shoe?

What to look for in a running shoe?

7 Jun, 2017

Buying running shoes should be easy, yes? However, we can get them wrong so often! ..

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4 things to consider when changing your eating habits

4 things to consider when changing your eating habits

28 Mar, 2017

Mai Duong, our Knox dietitian, shares her four tips to get you to your nutritional goals.  1. Stop comparing yourself with others and get tailored advice for you You are you, and there is no one youer than you! – Dr Zeuss Your situation and body is unique and different from that of your ..

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