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Struggling to get out of bed in the morning?

by July 4, 2015

Struggling to get out of bed in the morning? Not getting a decent nights sleep?Try turning off all your electrical appliances 1 hour prior to going to bed. The light emitted from these gadgets reduce our natural production of Melatonin and as a result, interfere with our sleep wake cycle.

The Brain and the Gut

by March 22, 2015

The gut-brain axis seems to be bidirectional—the brain acts on gastrointestinal and immune functions that help to shape the gut’s microbial makeup, and gut microbes make neuroactive compounds, including neurotransmitters and metabolites that also act on the brain. In simple terms, the brain and the gut have an intrinsic and delicate relationship. New research is developing around the role our gastrointestinal system plays with optimising mental health. Fascinating!!!

An Interesting article from Scientific American: 

https://www.scientificamerican.com/article/mental-health-may-depend-on-creatures-in-the-gut/

Quote

by March 21, 2015

A fantastic quote by Hippocrates. One that I value greatly in clinical practice.

“Life is short and the Art long, opportunity is fleeting, judgement difficult and experience dangerous. The Physician must do the right thing at the right time.” Hippocrates