Health Articles — Chronic fatigue

Sluggish Metabolism

Posted by Melissa Callaghan on

    Sluggish Metabolism When your metabolism slows down you begin to feel a bit sluggish and getting up and moving around is harder than it used to be. Then the fatigue kicks in, weight starts to build up, and you may even get puffiness under the chin, brain fog or maybe some gut issues as well.  These are all signs of a sluggish metabolism and it is coming from your thyroid. Don’t tell me, let me guess, you’ve had your thyroid checked out and everything is fine, but you don’t feel fine or you're on medication and still don't...

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Sleep deprivation

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Insomnia and sleep deprivation Going for 2 weeks of sleeping less than 6 hours per night will have the same effects as going 24 hours without sleep. Sleep is essential!!!! It is just as important as oxygen, food, and water. There are many signs that can indicate you may be sleep deprived:  Always hungry  weight gain  acting without thinking (impulsive)  constant yawning  dozing off while inactive (eg watching tv)  feeling groggy when waking in the morning  feeling groggy all day  poor concentration  mood changes  over-reacting to situations  crying without reason or for weird reasons  short term memory loss  difficulty making decisions  tripping over more frequently (sometimes over nothing)  frequent colds  blurred vision  skin breakouts  think you’ve fallen...

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Discover the Key to Transforming Your Health and Reversing Metabolic Inflammation

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Discover the Key to Transforming Your Health and Reversing Metabolic Inflammation Are you ready to transform your health and achieve the success you've been longing for? I'm here to guide you through the journey and help you reach your goals. Hi, I'm Melissa Callaghan, a Bachelor qualified Naturopath and Nutritionist specialising in reducing metabolic inflammation that leads to heart disease and diabetes as well as improving gut health, mental health, and balancing hormones. At my clinic, Pinnacle Naturopathy, we have helped numerous patients overcome their health challenges and regain control of their lives. Today, I want to share with you...

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Toxins and detox

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  ____________________________________________________________________________ Toxins and detox Your body is exposed to toxins on a daily basis both internally (from inside your body) and externally (from outside your body).Internal toxins may include an imbalance in gut bacteria allowing the bad bacteria to dominate, yeast, viruses, stress, anxiety and even the negative thoughts associated with life can have an effect. External toxins come from the environment we live in.Some sources of toxins include:FoodSome major exposures are from food, in particular processed food which is full of chemicals, additives & pesticides. Some signs you may see to indicate toxicity include poor digestive health, food...

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Hormones out of balance!!!

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  ____________________________________________________________________________ Hormones out of balance!!! Can you relate to these signs? Fatigue, headaches or migraines, thyroid dysfunction, mood changes, irritability, anxiety or depression, weight gain, irregular menstrual cycle, breast tenderness, fibroids, endometriosis, low libido, hot flashes. Your progesterone may be getting stolen!!! These signs can also be triggered by other conditions such as hypothyroidism, low iron, low vitamin d, cortisol imbalance, are a few examples however we can't rule out progesterone. As a Naturopath it is my job to find the root cause of your signs and symptoms and when you present to me with many of the above...

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