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Post Traumatic Stress Disorder support Newcastle

Post Traumatic Stress Disorder, what is it? Post Traumatic Stress Disorder, PTSD, is a mental health condition that can appear from experiencing or seeing a traumatic event. Most people who experience a traumatic event will naturally need to adjust and recover from the experience. With time and good self-care, usually they will improve and get back to normal. In the …

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Surviving Christmas

October ticked over this year and as it did up went the Christmas decorations at my local shopping centre. Face palm ensued. Look I get it, commercial enterprises are looking at ways to keep their bottom line out of the red, and we are currently in an economic quagmire affecting this. The problem is this just seems to ramp up …

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PCOS support Newcastle

What is PCOS? Polycystic Ovary Syndrome (PCOS) is a common hormonal disorder that affects women of reproductive age. It is characterized by an imbalance of hormones which can lead to irregular menstrual cycles, infertility, acne and excessive facial or body hair. Other symptoms may include weight gain, thinning hair on the scalp and depression/anxiety. Treatment typically involves medications and lifestyle …

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What is PMDD? Newcastle

PMDD or Premenstrual Dysmorphic Disorder is a severe form of premenstrual syndrome (PMS). It is characterized by intense physical and psychological symptoms that greatly interfere with daily life. These symptoms can include depression, anxiety, irritability or mood swings, fatigue, bloating or breast tenderness and difficulty concentrating. The exact cause of PMDD is unknown but it may be related to hormonal …

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Fibromyalgia help Newcastle

What is Fibromyalgia? Fibromyalgia is a long-term condition that causes pain and tenderness throughout the body. It can also cause fatigue, sleep disturbances, mood swings anxiety and difficulty concentrating or remembering things. The exact cause of fibromyalgia is unknown but it is believed to be related to changes in how the brain processes information from the nerves located throughout the …

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Insomnia Newcastle

What is Insomnia? Insomnia, or difficulty falling or staying asleep, can be a challenging condition to manage. Tips to help Here are some common strategies for treating insomnia: Stick to a consistent sleep schedule: Try to go to bed and wake up at the same time every day, even on weekends. This can help regulate your body’s sleep-wake cycle. Create …

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IVF Acupuncture Newcastle

Going through a fertility journey? Started looking into IVF? Have you considered IVF acupuncture? What is IVF acupuncture? Ivf acupuncture is the use of acupuncture strategies to support the IVF process. There is much research suggesting acupuncture may have an impact on influencing our hormones via the nervous system. The body has two systems that control every function in our …

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Anxiety help Newcastle

Anxiety can range from your mind being just a little too racy and difficult to slow down to rocking in the corner feeling like chicken little with the sky falling. It can have significant impacts on our life affecting our sleep, mood, appetite, relationships and our ability to function. Why do we get anxiety? Anxiety can come as a response …

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Lockdown Survival Tips

Two and a half weeks in the novelty, if you could call it that, has started to wear off for many of you. Lockdown survival is now the name of the game. Initially for those of you not working as much the idea of being able to perhaps have some time out and regenerate seemed like a silver lining. For …