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Is exercise bad for me?

Take two women who embark on an intense exercise regime together at a Crossfit gym for 3 months.

One woman gets stronger, fitter and healthier. The other woman frequently injures herself, picks up colds she cannot shift, starts to experience sleep disturbances and nightmares and her body fat increases.

Why such a difference in experiences?

Current Health

The response to exercise will depend on the health of the individual. If there is a chronic […]

June 18th, 2015|Categories: My Blog, Wellness|Tags: , |0 Comments
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What if FODMAP doesn’t help IBS?

One of the first places IBS sufferers go to find relief from symptoms including symptoms including bloating, heartburn, digestive pain, wind, constipation and diarrhoea. is the FODMAP diet.

What is a FODMAP diet?

The FODMAP diet which was created in 1999 by Dr Sue Shepherd when she discovered through her PhD research that limiting FODMAP foods alleviated IBS symptoms in patients.

FODMAP stands for Fermentable Oligosaccharides, Disaccharides, Monosaccharides and Polyols. In plain speaking, FODMAPs […]

June 3rd, 2015|Categories: My Blog, Wellness|Tags: , , |0 Comments
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My journey with Chronic Fatigue and Hormone Imbalances.

I have recently been given a “probable diagnosis” of a a rare condition called Sheehan’s Syndrome

It is “probable” because the actual tests for it are so awful I’m choosing not to put my body through the mill to have them, what I can say is that after 11 years of feeling mostly like I’ve been hit by a truck, this diagnosis really resonated and drew a painful line through everything […]

May 12th, 2015|Categories: Fatigue, My Blog|Tags: , , |0 Comments
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What does Wellness really mean? How The Third Metric requires courage

In 2013 Ariana Huffington called for an additional Third Metric of wellness to be added to the existing metrics of money and power as a means to measure success.

As a health practitioner I applauded this bold campaign and was so excited I wrote a blog about it.  As a business owner I know too well how easy it is to put personal wellness on the back burner because decisions need […]

January 30th, 2015|Categories: My Blog, Wellness|Tags: , |0 Comments
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Yuletide Blessings

 At Balanced Wellness we are reclaiming the original festivals of our ancestors, the ancient rites and rituals where our forbears were so dependant on the gifts of Mother Nature that the worshipping of the cycles of the Goddess of Nature was a logical and practical path.

Within this Goddess Cycle we are now entering the time of the Midwinter Solstice, the shortest day where the dark is equal to the light. […]

December 18th, 2014|Categories: Wellness|Tags: , , , |0 Comments
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What makes balanced wellness unique?

Balanced Wellness are not just health experts. Our clients experience profound and deep transformation supported by our exceptional practitioners.
Our clients are women who are ready to change their lives, their relationships, their health and their future. Our practitioners guide, support and encourage their clients to make deep lasting and profound change.At the core of what we do is Kinesiology – a fusion of bodywork techniques, emotional support and nutritional recommendations that […]

December 4th, 2014|Categories: My Blog|Tags: , , , |0 Comments