Author: kristi-milliken

Having trouble with your jaw when chewing or yawning?  Do you experience locking or immense pain when you bite into that steak? You may have a TMJ Disorder- a problem with the joint that attaches your jaw to your skull.

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In our quest to write the perfect newsletter detailing Men’s Health, we seem to have missed the deadline and Men’s Health Week has passed us by! But the way I see it is that gives us a golden opportunity to talk more about men’s health and how important it is to men, their families and our community.

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We are hearing a lot about bone broth this year, it’s reportedly so good for you that we should be starting our day with it instead of coffee – is it really worth the switch?

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Sleeping is often seen as a luxury, a sign of idleness, rather than a vital component that has widespread effects.  How well are you sleeping? And could an earlier bedtime or a lie-in on Sundays change your health for the better? (more…)

A common injury with distance runners is ITB syndrome. This is pain on the lateral or outer side of the knee. It is caused by friction or rubbing of the ilial tibial band (ITB) against the outer tissues and structures of the knee, and you guessed it, it causes a lot of pain when running.  (more…)

Magnesium has been the supplement of the moment for a while now. It seems that no matter how you are feeling, or what condition you have, that magnesium is the answer. Can one mineral really be that good for us? And why are we so lacking in it that we are being recommended to add supplements into our lives?

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Today we bring you an interview with Matt Rayment – father of three, full time nurse, ultra-marathon runner and organiser of the Riverhead Rampage. Not so long ago, Matt wasn’t a runner. This is his story about how and why he started running, how it has changed his life and how he now can’t stop. We hope this story inspires you to change things up in your life and give something a go that you thought you couldn’t.

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