Around the ages of 45 to 55 years, our hormones start to change as we head towards menopause. There is a 35% decline in oestrogen and a 75% reduction is progesterone between the ages of 35 and 50.Read More
Do you ever have those days when you feel that modern world expectations are too difficult? Are you feeling anxious, depressed, stressed out and unable to cope? Read on for tips to support your mental wellbeing.Read More
So many people I speak with are struggling with a sleep disorder which impacts their day to day functioning. Insomnia affects up to 30% of the population and is defined as a chronic or acute sleep disorder characterized by a complaint of difficulty initiating, and/or maintaining sleep, as well as a subjective complaint of poor sleep quality that results in daytime impairment.
Anyone who has had bouts of insomnia (or young babies in the house) knows that lack of sleep has a huge effect on mood as well as physical impairment, resulting in mental and physical exhaustion, and lowered cognitive function. Pharmaceutical medications might get you to sleep, but they come with a range of side-effects including grogginess, potential for overdose, tolerance, and addiction.Read More