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Natural Therapy & Rheumatic Heart Disease

Apr 06, 2022

Rheumatic heart disease (RHD) is a serious and potentially life-threatening condition that can affect people of all ages. It is caused by acute rheumatic fever (ARF), a complication of strep infection that occurs when Streptococcus pyogenes, the bacteria...

Yoga for Seniors: Good or Bad?

Mar 04, 2022

Yoga is a form of exercise that engages the physical, mental and spiritual bodies. The goal of yoga's physical postures is to transform the body and mind to improve overall health and quality of life. Regular yoga practice leads to a healthy weight, slows...

Boxing as Exercise: The Pros & Cons, and Everything in Between

Mar 02, 2022

Whether you want to be like Muhammad Ali, lose weight, or improve your cardiovascular health, boxing workouts can help you achieve your fitness goals. Throwing powerful punches on a boxing dummy or a boxing pad is a terrific way to increase your fitness...

Oxytocin and Natural Therapy

Feb 21, 2022

Did you know that oxytocin reduces stress? When oxytocin is released into your bloodstream, stress levels are reduced because of the effects of oxytocin on the body. In addition to reduced stress, other benefits associated with increased oxytocin production...

Healthy New Year's Resolutions That You Can Keep: A Simple Guide

Dec 31, 2021

Happy New Year everyone! Like most people, you probably made some resolutions to keep. But how many of you actually stuck to them? No matter who you are or where your life will be in 10 months' time, making and keeping new year's resolutions can be...

Holiday Pro-tip: Staying Fit and Healthy During the Holidays

Dec 28, 2021

The holidays are a time when many people tend to indulge in food and drinks that they don't normally have. This can lead to weight gain, which can be frustrating if you've been working hard to stay fit and healthy. But don't worry – there are ways...

Puberty-Related Health Concerns: How Natural Therapy Can Help

Dec 17, 2021

Puberty marks a period between childhood and adulthood where natural physical changes occur. These changes include the development of sexual characteristics, rapid growth spurt, menstruation, changes in vocal cords, acne breakouts and pubic hair growth.

Heart Failure & Natural Therapies: Fixing Your Broken Heart Naturally

Dec 14, 2021

People with heart failure suffer from heart disease, which can be caused by abnormal heart valves, heart attacks or heart defects. Heart failure occurs when the heart is unable to pump enough blood and oxygen throughout the body. It can cause shortness...

Treatments for Carpal Tunnel Syndrome

Oct 11, 2021

Carpal tunnel syndrome is a common condition where the median nerve in the carpal tunnel, a narrow passageway in the palm area of your hand, becomes pressed and squeezed. This puts pressure on the nerve and causes pain, numbness and tingling sensations.

Chronic Diseases & Natural Therapy

Sep 10, 2021

Living with a chronic condition causes not only physical pain and difficulty in performing everyday tasks — even the simplest of them — but also mental torture and emotional distress. Nothing can be worse than not knowing what may happen tomorrow...

Functional Movement Exercise

Sep 01, 2021

In recent years, as with many modalities, exercise or strength training has incorporated some changes and the most significant of these changes is the development of "functional movement" exercise routines. Functional exercise, which combines movements...

Exercise & Fitness Trends of 2021

Jun 16, 2021

Engaging in physical activities is a great way to maintain your weight and overall health. However, planning a workout routine can be a challenge, especially if you're not a regular gym goer and only learnt how to do sit-ups and push-ups when you started...

How Much Do Exercise & Fitness Cost?

Oct 12, 2020

Want to increase your stamina, tone your muscles and improve your agility through exercise & fitness? Regular exercise can help you achieve all of these but, then again, not all exercises are designed for your physique and fitness level.  In this...

A Career in Fitness

Aug 14, 2020

Ever fancied an exciting and rewarding career as a fitness instructor, using your knowledge and skills to help people get fit and remain healthy? You may want a job that allows you the flexibility around the other commitments in your life, including...

Winter Warming Tips: How to Warm Up Naturally

May 06, 2020

The cold weather during winter can leave people feeling achy, dry, and cold. However, there are several ways to warm up naturally during these months. Read this article to find out. Winter exercises When it is freezing outside, it may be quite hard...

Pro-tip: How to Quit Smoking with Natural Therapies

Feb 24, 2020

In Australia, over 23,000 people every year die from a smoking-related illness. Tobacco abuse costs Australians 21 billion dollars a year in health care, business and social costs, and passive smoking kills over 200 people a year, half of which are...

How Walkable is Your Suburb?: Health & Suburb Living

Apr 26, 2019

A new study by the University of Canberra's Health Research Institute says a suburb's "walkability" determines whether we'll go to hospital - and how much we'll pay to get better. Specifically, the study found a link between neighbourhood "walkability...

Study: Weekend Workout Benefits Same as Regular Exercise

Dec 24, 2018

Are you too busy during the week to workout? Don't worry. You might still be getting the same benefits as someone who spreads their training out across the week. A joint study between the University of Sydney and Loughborough University, published...

4 Health Benefits of Dancing

Sep 21, 2018

Letting your hair down and dancing isn’t just a tonne of fun – it’s good for you too! Here are 4 health benefits of dancing that might surprise you: 1. Keep in shape Dancing is a great way to keep fit and work up a sweat – without feeling...

Regular Exercise Might Be the Best Thing for Your Mental Health

Aug 17, 2018

A new study has revealed exercising for 45 minutes, three to five times a week, works wonders for mental health. It also revealed doing more than that may be detrimental. Published in the Lancet Psychiatry Journal, the study found that out of 1.2 million...

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