Vaccine Effects On Women (Pfizer Boobs To Periods) – Identifying The Myths And Facts

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We all know that the priority of health workers this year has been the rollout of vaccines. The government has done everything in their power to make COVID-19 vaccines available (although many have questioned the efficiency of the rollout). Data studies and clinical trials had to be done as swiftly as possible so that countries… Continue reading Vaccine Effects On Women (Pfizer Boobs To Periods) – Identifying The Myths And Facts

There’s A Reason For Your Post-Lockdown Social Hangovers

If you’re in Melbourne or Sydney right now (or even New Zealand), you’re probably reading this article from the comfort of your home. Melbourne has now spent over 200 days in lockdown. With the global pandemic still at large, as the Delta variant sparks a new cause for concern, social distancing and quarantines are still the primary solutions apart from vaccinations… Continue reading There’s A Reason For Your Post-Lockdown Social Hangovers

The Medical Benefits Of CBD Oil And Where To Get It In Australia

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Cannabidiol, or CBD, is an extract from the cannabis plant that is supposed to have tonnes of benefits without the “high” connected with the enjoyment of that plant. Discovered in the 1940s by a Harvard-trained chemist Dr Raphael Mechoulam, “the Godfather of cannabis research“. The chemical structure of both CBD and THC was uncovered in the ’60s,… Continue reading The Medical Benefits Of CBD Oil And Where To Get It In Australia

What Olympic Athletes Can Teach Us About Prioritising Mental Health

Gold, silver, and bronze medals.

It’s been all over the news — Team USA’s golden girl and defending champion has withdrawn from the Tokyo 2020 Games.  Olympic gymnast Simone Biles cited mental health concerns and wanting to prioritise her wellbeing as the reason for her stepping back from several gymnastic events in the competition.  It’s been all over the news — Team USA’s golden girl… Continue reading What Olympic Athletes Can Teach Us About Prioritising Mental Health

3 Reasons Why Sleep Is So Important for your Fitness Routine

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If you want to start a fitness routine to lose weight,  gain muscle, tone your body, or simply for your own health and wellbeing, what’s the most important thing to do? Is it regular exercise? Is it a healthy lifestyle? Is it a good diet program?  Although physical activity, a nutritious diet, and healthful habits… Continue reading 3 Reasons Why Sleep Is So Important for your Fitness Routine

Can Acupuncture Help You Sleep?

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When people hear the word “acupuncture,” the most common thing that comes to mind is being prodded with needles all over the body. Sounds scary? Well, it isn’t! What started as a form of traditional Chinese medicine is now a popular form of alternative treatment that helps with various diseases, chronic pain, and even sleep… Continue reading Can Acupuncture Help You Sleep?