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Emotions and Stress effect your WHOLE body

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๐ŸŒฟ๐Ÿ’š Overwhelmed by Emotional Stress? Discover the Hidden Impact on Your Health ๐Ÿ’š๐ŸŒฟ 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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Anxiety and Depression connected to Weight Gain

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ย  Anxiety and Weight Gain ๐ŸŒฟ๐Ÿ’š Unlocking the Link Between Mental Health, Weight Gain, and Hormones ๐Ÿ’š๐ŸŒฟ Do you struggle with weight gain despite trying numerous diets and exercise regimens? Are you tired of feeling exhausted, lacking motivation, and battling emotional eating? It's time to understand the deeper connection between your mental well-being, hormones, and weight management. Studies have shown that people with long term (chronic) or repeat occurrences of depression, anxiety, and other mental health disorders are more likely to gain weight and become obese over the long term. A 19-year long study was conducted in England and found...

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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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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.ย  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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Depression and underactive thyroid

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ย Depression and Underactive Thyroid ย  Usually when we think of depression we think of the brain. ย We are now starting to understand about the connections between depression and gut health, however, there are other parts of the body that can be involved in the process of depression too. The thyroid gland Hypothyroidism is when the thyroid is not producing enough thyroid hormone, meaning that the production of hormones is underactive. This is a condition that a very large number of people have and I see a lot of patients with hypothyroidism as well as hashimotos which is the autoimmune underactive...

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