Health Articles — weight gain

Childhood Obesity connected to Under Active Thyroid

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  ____________________________________________________________________________   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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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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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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Two types of food underlying the majority of disease.

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 Two types of food underlying the majority of disease Often towards the end of each year and the beginning of a new year we re-evaluate how we are living our lives.  There are some moments when we reach a turning point and decide that what we are currently doing is no longer working for us. You know you want to make changes but don't know how. You've tried every single diet program under the sun but you either can't lose weight or you just put it straight back on. Read on to find out how I can help you achieve...

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Depression and underactive thyroid

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 Depression and Underactive Thyroid   Usually when we think of depression we think of the brain.  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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