How Magnesium Can Help Period Pain

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If you are one of the 50% of women who experience pain and cramping during your period, you’ll be pleased to know that Magnesium supplementation can help. According to Gynaecologists, about one in ten women experience menstrual pain so severely, they cannot perform their normal daily activities for 1-3 days each month (a condition known […]

A Hidden Reason You Might Feel Tired In The Afternoon

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Many people find they have a 3pm slump or mid-afternoon drop in energy levels, brain fog creeps in and so do the cravings for biscuits, sugary foods or coffee as a quick fix to get through the rest of the day. Although this is a common occurrence, for the growing number of people who suffer […]

Which Foods Can Help Prevent Depression?

Depression may be the result of chemical changes in the brain, from stress and trauma or due to underlying hormonal or metabolic imbalances. However, medical studies confirm that depression can often be helped and prevented by healthy living, exercise and a good diet. Specific foods are known to lift our mood, support our nervous system […]

Why You Need Magnesium After Exercise

We all know exercise is good for us; it keeps us fit and healthy, helps control weight and can even boost our mood and increase energy levels. While exercise is important for our health and wellbeing, it also utilises an important mineral, which if deficient, can cause muscle cramps, fatigue and even heart problems. Exercise […]

How Can I Help My Morning Sickness?

Morning sickness occurs to some degree in most pregnant women, especially in the first 12 weeks (1st trimester) of pregnancy. Contrary to what the name suggests, it can actually happen at any time of the day and is usually worse when you hungry or tired and caused by hormonal changes. Most women will cope with […]

Why Magnesium Can Help Prevent Preeclampsia.

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If you are pregnant, you might be wondering how you can prevent the fairly common, yet serious condition known as preeclampsia (pre-e-CLAMP-si-a) which occurs in up to 10% of pregnancies and is diagnosed by high blood pressure and protein in the urine. Most women with preeclampsia still deliver a healthy baby however; some experience severe […]

3 Ways Magnesium Can Improve Blood Sugar Levels

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Blood sugar regulation and magnesium is an important relationship, so we don’t develop metabolic imbalances which can damage our tissues, increase our hunger hormones, deprive cells of energy and ultimately lead to weight gain and more serious conditions such as diabetes (type 2). Magnesium is a very important mineral directly involved in maintaining healthy blood […]

The Hidden Reason You Lack Energy

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We don’t all jump out of bed each morning and enthusiastically greet the day; many people wake up feeling tired regardless of how much sleep they’ve had. There are many reasons why we might lack energy other than sleep. Sometimes mental or physical stress can be a cause of fatigue and often underlying nutritional deficiencies […]

A Possible Way I Can Lower My Blood Pressure Naturally

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According to the Heart Foundation, almost one third of Australians have been told by their doctor they have high blood pressure or hypertension. This is a common yet serious issue, because uncontrolled hypertension can cause heart disease and stroke and is especially dangerous because it often has no warning signs or symptoms. An important nutritional step […]

How Can I Stop My Menstrual Cramps?

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Over half of all menstruating women experience painful period cramps, and about 15% describe them severe and debilitating.  Menstrual cramps, also known as period pains or dysmenorrhea, are painful sensations in the lower abdomen that happen both before and during a woman’s menstrual period. There are a number of factors which under-pin how severe menstrual […]