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Are migraines linked to poor blood circulation?

by Owen Wiseman, H.BSc., on 2 November 2017, Circulation
migraines

While enjoying your morning pick-me-up, you suddenly feel an intense and sudden throbbing in your head, that feels like something other than the energy you need is trying to force its way out.

You may suddenly feel queasy, call in sick to work, and head back to bed.

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The benefits of walking: To live longer, walk faster!

by Sonia Chartier, on 24 May 2017, Circulation
walking

In Sydney, Australia, a group of doctors and researchers working in geriatric medicine decided to see if they could work out how fast the Grim Reaper walks . . .

They had a valid aim, however morbid it may seem…

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A.Vogel’s Menopause Flash: Blood pressure and circulation problems

by Sonia Chartier, on 17 April 2017, Circulation, Menopause, Women's Health

Hello and welcome to another edition of A.Vogel’s Menopause Flash. Today, I’m going to talk about blood pressure, a topic that is particularly relevant here, given that more than 50% of women over 50 will have blood pressure problems at some point.

High blood pressure is known as the silent killer, and for a good reason: some people who have it have absolutely no symptoms whatsoever, at least not until the day they have a heart attack or stroke.

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5 tips to prevent cold feet

by Sonia Chartier, on 15 December 2016, Circulation
cold-feet

co-written by Rick Olazabal, BSc, BN 

Cold feet is a common complaint from many people.

Despite it’s relatively unpleasant nature, it is typically a normal condition that can be due to cold temperature and anxiety.

Oftentimes, we blame it on “poor circulation”, and there is some truth to this….

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Skin brushing for better circulation?

by Sonia Chartier, on 8 February 2016, Body Care, Circulation, Healthy legs - varicose veins
skin brushing

We are so good at taking care of the skin on our face through our exfoliation, cleansing and moisturising routine, that we often neglect taking care of the skin on our body.

Did you know that the skin is an organ of elimination, and just like our kidneys and liver it releases more than a pound of waste products every day, so it is important to take care of it and give it a little extra helping hand.

This is where daily body brushing comes into play as this can aid the lymphatic system and give the body that extra boost…

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