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Health & Wellness

Updates On The Defibrillator

In the day to day functions of your vessel, the defibrillator lies in the back of a closet or under the helm station. If the crew is diligent and safety minded, it’s on a checklist and gets a cursory inspection from time to time. Hopefully once or twice a year, when …

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A Detox For Every Level Of Your Being

Seán Herron, 45, is an Irish-born Transformational Breath coach who offers one-to-one breathwork sessions and workshops in Mallorca. Here he explains why connecting to our breath is the key to good health and overall wellbeing:   Did you know that through inhaling, as the breath feeds the cells of the …

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Migraines & Headaches

Tension headaches, hormonal headaches and migraines are very common and can be debilitating for some. There are more symptoms than just pain with migraines attacks, including: sensitivity to light, noise or smells; nausea or vomiting; loss of appetite; and upset stomach. Most headaches occur due to a combination of nerve …

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Eat The Rainbow In 2018

With new year resolutions wearing thin and by February maybe it’s getting challenging to keep up a diet? So why not just reduce packaged food and animal proteins – meat and dairy – replace them with plant-based fresh options. Keep this going year-round and reap the benefits. Without becoming a …

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Wheatgrass Nature’s Finest Medicine

A little bit of history regarding wheatgrass. Wheatgrass was the first form of vegetation on the land in the time of the dinosaurs proceeded only by the algae in the waters, There are thousands of species of grass and where ever you go on the planet you will find grass …

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Life Beyond The Marina

WORK OUT , EXPLORE MALLORCA AND HAVE MORE FUN AS A TEAM. Working together on a boat can sometimes be tricky to say the least. Confined spaces , long hours, crew politics and stress can sometimes have an adverse effect on team work. Taking the crew out of boat circumstances …

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The Benefits Of Coffee

A cup of Joe, liquid gold for crew and seaman alike, the caffeine elixir for watch keepers and early risers. Coffee and seaman have shared a long camaraderie since early times.   What’s the secret ingredient in coffee? It’s a complex mix of compounds not all of which are fully …

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Vitamin D Levels: Embrace This Winter Sunshine

Vitamin D is certainly a nutrient that everyone is talking about, but before the year 2000, very few doctors ever considered the possibility that you might be vitamin D deficient. But as the technology to measure vitamin D became inexpensive and widely available, more and more studies were done, and it …

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Common Snowboarding Injuries

The snow season is upon us and many will be heading to the slopes during the next few months. As with all sports involving fast gravity assisted descents, the risk of injury is fairly high. With snowboarding the wrist is possibly the most vulnerable joint and is easily fractured if …

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Medical Kits – Private vs Commercial Yachts

When it comes to thinking about organising a medical kit for a yacht, there are several considerations which can influence decisions and level of outfit. Primarily, the main influencing factor is whether the yacht is commercial or private. Secondarily and more importantly, it is the nature of the yachts program, …

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