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Author: Dr Mark McGrath

Weight concerns

If you have concerns about your weight (‘over’ or ‘under’) perhaps there’s a better way to think. Research shows that diets don’t work and weight is not a good indicator of health. There’s so...

The Benefits of Exercise

Burning calories is the least important reason to exercise.   Physical benefits: Thirty minutes of exercise per day halves your death rate Improved energy; your muscles become more efficient at using oxygen Stronger bones,...

Croup

What is Croup? Croup is a common condition that occurs in young children under six years of age (peak from 6 -36 months). Croup occurs when children suffer one of the many common viral...

A Simple Guide to Menopause

Warning, 18+yrs – this blog contains material of a sensitive nature.   Menopause – Key Points Menopause is a natural event. It can occur from 40-50 years of age. Symptoms include hot flushes, bladder...