Everyone gets embarrassed talking about it but every man has one! What am I talking about…. The Prostate Gland! ‘Movember’ is the perfect time to understand more about prostate health. What is it? The prostate is a walnut sized gland found below the bladder and in front of the rectum in men. What does it...
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Did you know that there are two types of Diabetes? Type 1 Diabetes is when your body can not make enough at all of a hormone called Insulin, which controls our blood sugar levels. It tends to be diagnosed in childhood but can present at any time and only accounts for 10% of all Diabetes....
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PGP is the umbrella term for pain in the joints that make up your pelvic girdle; this includes the symphysis pubis joint (SPJ) and the front and/or back of the sacroiliac joints (SIJ) at the back. The pain can be felt over these different areas, or even all of them. Other symptoms may include, but...
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Limited Time Offer on Well Man Health Check for Movember Elevate your health this November with our Well Man Package – Now for an exceptional price of just 1750 AED (Regularly 2000 AED)! Optimal members get an additional 10% off the normal price. Here’s what you gain: Cancer Awareness: Essential early detection with our non-invasive...
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It turns out that Omega-3 Fatty Acids have a powerful influence over body weight. This is because Omega-3’s stimulate the production of the sugar burning hormone Adiponectin, which helps maintain healthy blood glucose levels; this is essential for weight maintenance. And Omega-3s also reduce inflammation, one of the most common drivers of abnormal weight gain....
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In recent years, Intermittent Fasting has become an increasingly popular dietary strategy for weight loss and overall health. Intermittent Fasting, or IF, involves alternating cycles of eating and fasting for a set period of time. While there is much anecdotal evidence that Intermittent Fasting can be beneficial, there is also a healthy amount of scepticism...
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Whilst your coach and teammates may be talking about taking various supplements that promise increased muscle mass, strength, faster recovery… the list goes on, it is crucial to approach them with caution. Some supplements can be beneficial and absolutely have a place however as a Sports Nutritionist, it is important for us to keep up...
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Benefits of Kinesio-Tape Kinesio-tape is a popular and unique design because it mimics the physical qualities of human skin. Therapists may use Kinesio-tape to help patients return to their normal level of function. But the main question lies – is it worth using? The method involves placing strips of Kinesio-tape on affected parts of the...
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The Benefits of Dry Needling Dry needling is a procedure predominantly used to treat muscle pain. The name ‘dry needling’ is because there is no injection or medication inserted with the needle. Small filament type needles are inserted into myofascial trigger points (known as painful knots in muscles), tendons, ligaments, or near nerves in order...
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Is your Diaphragm contributing to your back/neck pain? The diaphragm is a large dome shaped fibromuscular sheet that separates the thorax from the abdomen. It links the upper part of our body to the lower part and most of us know that it is a major muscle of respiration. Apart from this, it also has...
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