Posts Tagged ‘Depression’

Post Massage Recovery

Post Massage Recovery With Tess Scott-Ramsay, Remedial Massage Therapist The care you give yourself at the end of a massage is just as important as the massage session itself. Post massage self care acts as a full stop to the massage session, influencing the maintenance and longevity of the massage results. The most important things…

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What is Adrenal Fatigue?

What is Adrenal Fatigue? With Naturopath Sarah Stevens 1. What are adrenals? And what systems of the body do they control? The adrenal glands sit on our Kidneys and produce cortisol in response to stress and they play an important protective role against stressors and surviving ‘fight or flight’ situations such as running away from…

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Hormones Part 2: PCOS

Hormones Part 2: Polycystic Ovary Syndrome With Naturopath Sarah Stevens 1. What is PCOS and how is it different from PCO? Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome (PCOS) is characterised by multiple cystic growths on the ovaries (polycystic ovaries). You can also have PCOS without any cysts on your ovaries but have hormonal imbalances and display multiple symptoms. PCOS…

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Hormones Part 1: Menopause

Hormones Part 1: Menopause With Naturopath Sarah Stevens Why do women get hot flushes during menopause? Hot flushes/sweats can be really debilitating and exhausting for women who are peri menopausal all the way through to post menopausal. Hot flushes can be caused by changes in hormone levels in particular oestrogen and progesterone but can also…

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General health benefits of massage

The General Health Benefits of Massage Due to the everyday rigors of our lifestyle we can often feel deflated emotionally, physically or spiritually. Massage through the process of touch and intent can help stimulate the body’s natural inherent ability to heal itself at each level to assist in bringing the body back to a whole…

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The Luxton Healing Remedy

The Luxton Healing Remedy Simply put a couple of slices of lemon along with a couple of small slices of ginger and turmeric into hot water. Infuse for a few minutes, drink and enjoy the benefits! Our Luxton healing remedy is a nourishing and detoxifying way to start your day. Turmeric is an amazing anti-inflammatory, mood lifter…

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The Mind-Gut Connection

What is the mind-gut connection? By Sarah Stevens – Naturopath and Owner of Luxton Clinic Have you ever had a “gut-wrenching” experience? Do certain situations make you “feel nauseous”? Have you ever felt “butterflies” in your stomach? We use these expressions for a reason. Our gut is sensitive to emotion; anger, anxiety, sadness, happiness –…

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Adrenal Fatigue

What is adrenal fatigue? Behind the scenes of work, social and family life our poor bodies are struggling to keep up with this exciting and busy life we all lead. Particularly at this time of year, we keep battling one busy day after another and don’t give our bodies the chance to rest and rejuvenate. Unfortunately remaining in…

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Life is too short to be unhappy

Life is too short to be unhappy! At Luxton Clinic we like to define stress as “too many things happening too quickly” which can be at different speeds for different people. Stress can be caused by four main factors; • Psychological – death of a loved one, divorce, work stressors • Environmental – toxins, noise,…

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