Posts in "Lifestyle" Category — Page 2

Nutrigenomics – changing your health destiny!

Publisher: Natural Medicine Magazine, Feb 2016

A new field of research that is in its infancy but is expanding at a rapid rate is the field of ‘nutrigenomics: the study of how our food intake has the power to determine how our genes are expressed. Our genes cannot change, but they can be activated or silenced, with dietary intake as the finger that presses the gene switches on or off.

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Pregnancy and Blood Pressure

Publisher: Natural Medicine Magazine, Feb 2016

A work colleague of mine is pregnant and suffers from high blood pressure. She started taking diuretics because of excess swelling. The blood pressure is tricky and she most likely will need to stay on her blood pressure medication, but is there anything natural she can use to replace her diuretic medication?

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ASK OUR EXPERTS – IRRITATING INSOMNIA

Publisher: Natural Medicine Magazine, Jan 2016

Question:
I’m a man in my early 30s and work long hours. I have a stressful job and come home after 7 pm every night. I make dinner and then just want to go to bed. I need my sleep but I either cannot fall asleep, or I wake up a couple of hours later, wide awake. I’ve tried sleeping medication, but that leaves me spaced out and groggy in the mornings. I don’t want to rely on sleep medication but I cannot function without sleep. Please recommend a good alternative remedy for insomnia.
P.J.

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