Sleep

  • Addressing a Modern Day Sleep Epidemic with Evidence-based Herbal Medicine

    Addressing a Modern Day Sleep Epidemic with Evidence-based Herbal Medicine

    Date: 23-11-2021

    Humans spend approximately one third of their lives sleeping, with sleeping being a fundamental physiological process required to maintain physical and emotional well-being. Chronic insomnia is reported to affect up to 50% of the Australian population at any given time, and sleeping pills are among the most frequently prescribed medications worldwide (Bruni). Given the well-known risk of side effects associated with commonly prescribed sleeping medications, interest in complementary and alternative medicines for sleep concerns has increased in recent years.

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  • Dietary Tips for Sleep

    Dietary Tips for Sleep

    Date: 10-11-2021

    Sleep is potentially the most underrated tool to thriving health. Lack of sleep can affect many areas of our lives and has been linked to increased appetite and weight gain, insulin resistance and type 2 diabetes and fertility concerns. We often promote a good night's rest by establishing routines to limit screen time before bed and ensure lights are dimmed of an evening but did you know that your diet is also a big factor in improving the duration and quality of sleep? Read our Blog for our dietary tips to help you achieve a restful, lasting night's sleep.

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  • Winter immune rejuvenation: prevention is better than cure

    Winter immune rejuvenation: prevention is better than cure

    Date: 20-08-2021
    The human body is in continuous contact with viruses and other pathogens – and this exposure is heightened during the colder months. In order to combat these exposures the immune system has developed various protective measures to prevent the entry of, or to eliminate, these invaders. Substantial evidence suggests that the ability of the immune system to respond to invading pathogens is significantly influenced by various environmental and lifestyle factors.

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  • Leisure sickness – how to stay well during the holidays

    Leisure sickness – how to stay well during the holidays

    Date: 10-01-2021

    Do you seem to always fall ill the moment you go on holidays or take a break from work? You may be experiencing “leisure sickness”. Read our blog to learn how to lower your risk.

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