How can a simple hormone test help ease the effects of Menopause

Menopause is a challenging time for many women with varying symptoms experienced during this transitional phase which is as a direct result of the declining levels of progesterone and oestrogen. Why then would it help to have a comprehensive hormone test, you may ask? There are a lot of good reasons why measuring all of […]

Traumatic Childhood Experiences and Sleep disruptions in Adult women – a proven connection

The Sleep Research Society have published an in-depth article* linking traumatic childhood experiences (TCE’s) and poor sleep in adult women. Some previous studies conducted have been limited to physical and sexual abuse and the effects on sleep duration, and some that have included physical neglect. This study looks at multiple traumas and their independent as […]

Struggling to lose the weight? 3 Factors you should consider

Losing that extra 3, 10 or 20 kilos of weight can be frustrating when you’re consistently putting in the hard work and not seeing any results. While dietary habits and a steady exercise regime is critical when it comes to the success of your weightless goals, other important lifestyle factors will undoubtedly affect the numbers […]

The Power of Essential Oils for Sleep – Aromatherapy

Essential oils have been used for hundreds of years around the world and have gained recent popularity with research highlighting the array of health benefits that these potent liquids possess. The power of essential oils is best seen in the practice of aromatherapy, a non-invasive healing modality that has shown to have therapeutic effects on […]

Managing Menopause for a Better Night’s Sleep

Women have it tough. We are born onto a hormonal roller coaster ride that we cannot get off and we are constantly adjusting to the wavering hormonal changes that our bodies go through. One significant life stage that every woman must face is menopause. Each woman’s experience is unique, with both positives and negatives sides […]