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An introduction to Endometriosis

What is endometriosis? Endometriosis (also known as ‘endo’) is an estrogen-dependent condition whereby functional endometrial tissue is found on sites outside of the uterus, such as the ovaries, ligaments near the cervix (uterosacral ligaments), pelvis, vagina or intestines (Norris, 2019). As tissue is functional, it can lead to scarring, adhesions and ovarian cysts (endometriomas) (Norris,…

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The vagus nerve

What is the vagus nerve? The vagus nerve is a pair of nerves that connect the brain (hypothalamus) to the digestive system (stomach to be exact). Through the digestive system, it connects the brain to the internal organs and is responsible for calming the body after the fight or flight response has been activated. It…

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How I went from 300 to 3,000 in 12 months

Increasing your Instagram following can be a daunting task. But it doesn’t have to be. Here is how I grew my Instagram from 300 to 3,000 followers in 12 months without paying for ads!

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Are you eating enough fruit and veg?

Here are 5 ways to increase your intake. Consuming enough fruit and vegetables is important to health and wellbeing. Fruits and vegetables provide us with fibre and a variety of vitamins and minerals that support our digestive health, immune system, mental health and every other system in the body! Every substance in the body requires…

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How to market yourself on social media

As written for Endeavour College of Natural Health. Marketing yourself is vital in attracting clients when you’re in the clinic, when you’ve graduated as a practitioner and when you’re looking for a job. Social media helps to build your network of potential clients and employers regardless of the area you’re looking to work in, as it helps…

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My fibromyalgia diagnosis

I am one of the 3-6% of people living with fibromyalgia. Fibromyalgia is incredibly difficult to diagnose. The average time from presenting to a doctor to being diagnosed with fibromyalgia is 2 to 3 years, sometimes more. Most people with fibromyalgia present to more than three doctors before getting a diagnosis. I am grateful a…

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Nourishing 16.10.20

September / October 2020  I’ve been crazy busy balancing work, study and fibromyalgia so this has been written over September and October. Eating + cooking I’m still following the autoimmune protocol but a lot of my meals haven’t been pretty lately! When I’m low on time, my meals consist of grilled meat and vegetables with…

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Magnesium // Nutrient In Focus

Magnesium is involved in many processes in the body and as a consequence, magnesium deficiency has a wide variety of signs and symptoms.

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Monday 27 August, 2018.

Monday 27 August, 2018 is a date I won’t forget. It’s a date I can’t forget. It’s the date I was given the gift of a diagnosis. For almost two and a half years I had been presenting to my GP with aches and pains, complaining of not recovering from exercise the way I knew…

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Nourishing 07.08.20

August 2020 Eating + cooking // I’ve been finding myself leaning towards warm foods lately as I try to keep my body warm (one of my fibromyalgia symptoms is feeling like my bones are cold and won’t warm up). I’ve been making a big pot of these stewed apples on a Sunday afternoon and then…

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Tea, flowers and books are examples of self care, important to managing fibromyaliga

What is Fibromyalgia?

Fibromyalgia is a complex autoimmune disease, affecting 1% to 5% of the population, characterised by chronic widespread pain persisting for more than three months without an obvious cause. Read more…

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