Many people drink tap water on a daily basis, and have done so for years, not giving it a second thought. If the government doses the tap water with fluoride and tells us it’s to prevent caries, then shouldn’t we believe them? Have you ever asked yourself why then, after decades of fluoride dosing, […]
Mineral water bathing and soaking to alleviate aches and pains has been practiced for millennia. People can travel long distances to visit bathing facilities set up around thermal springs that gush out mineral laden water high in magnesium, sodium, sulphur and other minerals. Such water therapies are called ‘balneotherapy‘. Of course we can also go
There are many different circumstances where we can experience excessive water retention and feel bloated around the middle or plagued with fat swollen ankles. It is also referred to as fluid retention or oedema. This can happen with pregnancy – especially in the latter part where the baby is bigger and contributing more waste to mum’s
It’s easy these days to get caught on a treadmill of frenetic activity that you can’t get off until you hit the burnout button. Then you crash into a heap of fatigue that seems impossible to recover from. Your body feels heavy, you want to sleep but can’t, and you lose your mojo and enthusiasm
Is it possible to be dehydrated, but not feel thirsty? YES. People can be dehydrated without even realising it. The thirst mechanism may not be working properly to alert us to this state. It usually gets less effective at alerting us to dehydration the older we get. Dehydration, or less than optimal levels of water
When it comes to colds and flu most people go straight for the vitamin C, honey and lemon herbal teas and the like, to treat and strengthen the immune system. Vitamin C (ascorbic acid) – the king of the vitamins This is a good strategy, as there has been plenty of evidence collected since last
The Australian Anti Ice Campaign (AAIC), based on the Gold Coast, has partnered with another Queensland-based business – Elektra Magnesium – to get the message to the public that supplementation with the mineral magnesium can help a great deal in fuller recovery from the devastating effects of Ice use. Here, the CEO of the Australian
It’s that time of year again where we’re out visiting our friends and family at parties and gatherings. Over the Christmas and New Year party season, you’ll be tempted with a range of tantalising alcoholic drinks and as well as social emersion and conversations that make you forget where you are up to in drink-counting!
We can become addicted to more than just pharmaceutical drugs or alcohol. Researchers are now noticing symptoms of addiction also to excessive exercise. Does excessive exercise or over-training have negative side effects? Could it harm health and cause premature ageing? The research indicates yes, mainly because of increasing magnesium deficiency.
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Extreme or chronic stresses and traumas are known to deplete the body’s magnesium stores, leading to deficiency and dehydration. Extended drought conditions, such as during El Nino events, impact very dramatically in Australia. Animals and humans can suffer great stress and exhaustion.