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Health & Wellness

Genetic Testing: Be The Best You Can

So this month maybe you are involved in the sailing regattas or if you are very lucky you are simply on a boat and keeping cool. Lots of swimming ?  Maybe you are on charter or between charters so get yourself moving first thing in the morning ; fasted to …

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Jellyfish, Jellyfish, Jellyfish!

A regular and progressively problematic issue or menace in the Mediterranean is the increased jellyfish population.  Yachts and crew increasingly report issues with stings. Most often, by the time the person is aware they have been stung, there will be little sign of the offending organism, so no positive identification …

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Why Can’t I Lose Weight?

‘I’m eating well and exercising but nothing seems to be working’ – a common complaint I hear in my clinic. Losing weight is often associated with food restrictions and exercising but often the popular belief of ‘eating less than you burn’ doesn’t always work. Sometimes even dietary plans put together …

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Instability Of The Hip

The hip joint is a ball and socket joint which offers a large amount of surface area and so has a lot of inherent stability. Other factors contributing to hip stability include the “Labrum” which is a lip around the edge of the socket (acetabulum) which not only extends the …

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Benefits Of Apple Cider Vinegar

Apple cider vinegar is made from apple cider that has undergone fermentation to form health-promoting probiotics and enzymes, giving it significantly less sugar than apple cider or apple juice. Properties include being anti-bacterial and anti-microbial. It only takes one to two tablespoons of apple cider vinegar daily to take advantage of …

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Preparing To Launch

It’s not easy to maintain this 48 year old body, this spare tyre didn’t just get there on its own you know, I’ve had to accumulate many hours sitting at a desk eating unbalanced meals whilst developing a bad back to get into peak condition. I’m much better at writing …

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Low Libido

Loss of libido (sex drive) is a common problem that affects many men and women at some point in their life. Often linked to relationship issues, stress, age and exhaustion, but can be a medical issue, like reduced hormone levels so getting a medical check-up would be recommended. Here are …

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