How yoga can be of benefit when you are pregnant

So you’re pregnant, how exciting! Are you enjoying your pregnancy so far? Some women are lucky enough to have an easy pregnancy and many others have to work through a variety of challenging symptoms. Either way, pregnancy is a time to slow down and focus on taking care of yourself and your growing baby. Easier … Read more

Do you need more iron in your diet?

Iron is an important mineral required for a diverse range of body processes including; energy production, protein and carbohydrate metabolism, DNA synthesis, and thyroid and immune function (to name but a few). However, it is probably best known for its role in energy production as often fatigue is a primary symptom of iron depletion or … Read more

Is your menstrual cycle ruining your life?

Ladies, your period should be largely pain-free, come at regular intervals and should not be excessively heavy. And it should almost catch you by surprise due to a lack of premenstrual symptoms. In other words your period should not disrupt your life and you shouldn’t have to plan your days around your cycle. We’ve written … Read more

What you need to know about irregular periods

Irregular menstrual cycles are a common complaint we see in clinic especially when a woman has decided it’s time to try for a baby. Prior to this, it is not unusual for women to ‘manage’ their irregular cycles with some form of contraception such as the oral contraceptive pill. Unfortunately using artificial hormones to “regulate” … Read more

Do you know the signs of endometriosis?

Have you been diagnosed with endometriosis? Or do you experience symptoms that fit with endometriosis? It is a condition we often see in clinic and can affect our clients in various ways, and it may be mild or severe. What is endometriosis? Endometriosis occurs when uterus lining (endometrium) grows outside the uterus in other parts … Read more