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Wednesday, 18 October 2017  |  Stuart
Maternal Omega-3 levels influence childhood behaviour

A mother’s levels of omega-3 and omega-6 fatty acids during pregnancy can impact upon childhood emotional and behavioural issues, a study has reports.

The study, published in the journal Pediatric Research, examined maternal levels of the long chained polyunsaturated omega-3 fatty acids EPA (eicosapentaenoic acid) and DHA (docosahexaenoic acid) and omega-6 AA (arachidonic acid) alongside the 3/6 ratio in mid-pregnancy.  Once the children reached the age of 6, behaviour and emotional problems were assessed using a combination of school teacher reports and parental behaviour checklists.

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Monday, 16 October 2017  |  Stuart
1 in 10 women feel Much worse on statins! Could CoQ10 bring relief?

Statins are touted as the heart wonder drugs with over 5 million people in the UK taking statins prescribed for high cholesterol and cardiovascular disease. However a recent study has shown that side effects of statins experienced by women could outweigh the benefits of the drug. particularly for women. here's why and what you can do about it.

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Sunday, 17 September 2017  |  Stuart
Women left in pain from undiagnosed endometriosis

Endometriosis is a painful disorder in which tissue that normally lines the uterus grows outside of it. 

Tens of thousands of women are being left in pain for years because doctors fail to spot a common condition, the NHS treatments watchdog has warned. There may also be other help available in the use of Colladeen.

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Tuesday, 18 July 2017  |  Stuart
Soothe the transition during menopause

Menopause for a woman is a time she is transitioning into a new phase of her life. This is a time for liberation, change and celebration. However for many it can be a difficult transition that can be painfully drawn out due to a number of lifestyle and emotional factors. Nutritionally speaking, we can support that woman into the next phase of her life by supplying her with the nutrients her body needs to successfully make that transition.

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Saturday, 5 March 2016  |  Stuart
Female Hormone Balance  Magnesium Power!

Magnesium really is a super nutrient when it comes to female health and wellbeing; it teams up with B-vitamins to support hormone balance, nourishes the nervous system and plays a vital role in energy production within each and every cell.

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Friday, 4 March 2016  |  Stuart
Female Hormone Balance  Vitamin D for healthy bones

The dramatic decline in oestrogen production caused by the menopause has far reaching effects for female bone health. Oestrogen has a protective effect on bones and low levels following the menopause leave women at greater risk of developing the bone disorders osteopenia and osteoporosis, and suffering fractures more easily.

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Thursday, 26 November 2015  |  Stuart
CleanMarine Krill Oil Testimonials from women

Exciting new studies indicate that Cleanmarine Krill Oil for Women can help reduce the physical and psychological symptoms of PMS thanks to its unique formulation of krill oil, added vitamins and phytonutrients. It contains soy isoflavones, which are similar to oestrogen on a cellular level and Vitamin D3, the sunshine vitamin - known for sustaining life, building strong bones and modulating the immune system.

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Tuesday, 15 September 2015  |  Stuart
Iodine is very important during pregnancy but be sure to take the right supplement

Two-thirds of pregnant women in the UK could be mildly deficient in iodine and recommending iodine to all pregnant women could save the NHS money, say researchers.

 

A study in The Lancet concluded that if all pregnant women took a daily dose, it could boost children's IQ scores, causing health improvements. Severe iodine deficiency has long been known to cause impaired neurodevelopment in unborn children.

 

Iodine is important for healthy brain development and there is some evidence that the UK population may not be getting enough.

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Monday, 8 June 2015  |  Stuart
One in ten women feel much worse on statins

Statins are touted as the heart wonder drugs with over 5 million people in the UK taking statins prescribed for high cholesterol and cardiovascular disease. However a recent study in the US has shown that side effects of statins experienced by women could outweigh the benefits of the drug.

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Monday, 8 June 2015  |  Stuart
Anxiety and menopause

Anxiety is when you are continually worried or tense. It appears to affect almost twice as many women as men and is a common symptom of the menopause.

Anxiety is characterised by a constant sense of worry over normal everyday events, much greater than the situation deserves. Although you may realise this, it can be difficult to shake off the feeling so that you are not constantly on edge and irritable.

Anxiety can also disturb sleep, leading to a host of other menopausal problems such as memory lapses and headaches.

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