Men’s Health

Allery to pollen may change your thinking

The pollen season in upon us again and an allergy to pollen may affect your brain function and your thinking What happens to get such horrid exhausting symptoms. Firstly you are out and about enjoying life until that fine layer of pollen you touch and breath stimulates your immune system to over-react. Potential allergens such as food, pollen, insects, …

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Naturopathy and herbal medicine

Get to know our qualified medical herbalist and naturopath The healing properties of  naturopathy and herbal medicine have developed by humans for over 3000 years and approximately seventy five percent of the world’s population still relies on traditional plant use in medical treatment. A naturopath or medical herbalist will prescribe herbs to work together for each person correcting …

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Protect your sacred heart from hypertension and heart disease

Heart warming herbs for heart health and reducing hypertension Perhaps it is because we are having a very cold winter that some customers coming into Bodywise have presented with heart disease and in particular heart arrythmias and hypertension. Here are some of our thoughts on the classification of hypertension and complimentary herbal, nutritional and lifestyle options. We …

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What Exactly Is Herbalism?

Herbalism is a mysterious area of natural medicine. You wouldn’t be blamed if it immediately brings to mind a vision of gnarled old women foraging for spiky little plants for yucky brown potions.   While the brown potions are definitely a ‘thing’, Herbalism today is far from that primitive image. The industry is booming, with …

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Cool Tips to avoid dehyration for a Very Hot Summer!

Its a very hot summer and many of us are suffering from symptoms of dehydration. Here are some thoughts on why staying hydrated is so very important! From infants to the elderly, symptoms of dehydation can include tiredness and fatigue and may seem unrelated to insomnia, irregular heart beats, headaches, cramp and muscle pain. These …

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Want to shed a few kilos to feel good ?

It may be easier that you think… Follow the guidelines below and enjoy healthy food and exercise while you return to a healthy body and mind and lose a few kilos while you are at. 1. Set regular small health goals that lead to a big goal by a manageable date. Tick off the small …

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Get rid of your pot belly

Is your pot belly making you tired and heavy? With some understanding of the causes, some essential lifestyle changes and specific supplements, you can be in those stubbies by christmas looking like a healthy man instead of humpty dumpty or “Dad Bod”. Just in case, this article is very applicable to children, teens, women and …

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Choose A Sunscreen Free From Harmful Ingredients

Using a sunscreen that’s free from harmful ingredients is as important as using any other body product, particularly for babies and kids.  In the common sunscreen, there are preservatives and liquids that can react with sunlight, that can cause skin irritation and induce cell changes. While switching to a natural, non-toxic sunscreen can be a …

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Great news for weight loss management

At Bodywise we support people who wish to use a scientifically based weight loss programme along with positive coaching, and specific herbs and supplements to enhance digestion, normalise blood sugar levels, promote healthy thyroid function, and very importantly support mood through this path to wellness. Talk to us if you need help to reach your …

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Chicken Pox – the many natural treatments on offer

Homeopathic and Herbal Medicines for Chicken pox There has been a lot of talk about chicken pox lately, so thought it time to visit the amazing potential from the use of homeopathic and herbal medicines. We have used such as the following on used on babies, children, men and women over the last decade at Bodywise. They …

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