Health Articles — Emotions

Childhood Obesity connected to Under Active Thyroid

Posted by Melissa Callaghan on

  ____________________________________________________________________________   If you are a parent of an overweight child this is may be emotionally difficult to read. This post has been written to provide educational information that you may already know or may not be aware of. The purpose is to provide educational information regarding what may occur if changes are not made and habits continue. If you are struggling and are concerned about your child's weight and don’t know how to make the first change, I am here to help and will support and guide you without judgement. Your child's health is important to me as well as...

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Emotions and Stress effect your WHOLE body

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🌿💚 Overwhelmed by Emotional Stress? Discover the Hidden Impact on Your Health 💚🌿 Are you struggling to manage your anger, control your temper, or find yourself easily provoked or upset? Do you experience compulsive or obsessive behaviours, chronic worrying, sleep disturbances, and fluctuations in weight? These emotional symptoms can have a profound effect on your well-being and indicate difficulties in coping with emotional stress. But here's the thing, emotional stress affects us all, regardless of age or background. It's become normalised in our fast-paced lives, silently wreaking havoc on our emotions and often disconnecting us from the signs our bodies...

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Sluggish Metabolism

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    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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Signs that your digestive system needs some help

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  ____________________________________________________________________________ Your overall health begins with your digestive system. If it is working effectively then chances are that you are healthy. If it is experiencing a few difficulties then chances are you are noticing it physically.  Our digestive system is crucial for the breakdown and absorption of the food and drink we consume and its effectiveness is crucial to maintain adequate levels of essential vitamins and minerals. Any problems in this area can lead to a whole host of health problems. We often think of the obvious when it comes to digestive health imbalances such as bloating, diarrhoea, constipation, reflux, heartburn,...

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Depression and your Liver Health

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Depression and your Liver Health When we think of depression we understand that it is associated with mental health.  This makes us think that there is a dysfunction within the brain and yes the pharmaceutical drugs that were designed to assist with mood disorders such as depression are made of chemicals which function to directly modulate the serotonin, dopamine, norepinephrine, epinephrine, and/or histamine neurotransmitter systems in the brain depending on what they are targeting. This leads us to believe that the problem is in the brain, BUT, what if I told you that it's not just a problem in the...

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