Inflammation – The Silent Killer

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By Nutritional Therapist and College of Naturopathic Medicine graduate Sharon O Dwyer Inflammation is designed for short, intensive reactions to short term external danger. We need it for survival. However, when inflammation becomes chromic (long term), it slowly but progressively damages our organs, our health and leads to rapid ageing. Many serious illnesses are linked…

Why Not Make Your Tea Medicinal?

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This article was kindly submitted Nutritionist, Jacqueline Ryan for the College of Naturopathic Medicine Nothing beats a hot drink during cold Irish weather. Before you sit down to your traditional cup of tea, consider herbal alternatives, which offer some wonderful health benefits. Here are a few favourites to try: Ginger tea: is a primary herb…

Low Energy? Beat It Naturally

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This article was kindly contributed by nutritionist Jacqueline Ryan who studied at the College of Naturopathic Medicine If you are experiencing fatigue or low energy, there may be many factors involved. Poor nutrition, insomnia, depression, diabetes, hypothyroidism, blood sugar imbalances, low immune system, thyroid or adrenal gland imbalances, anaemia, stress or anxiety, toxin overload, and…

Hormones off Balance? Check out this great course!

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The College of Naturopathic Medicine is proud to host best-selling author and nutrition expert, Dr Marilyn Glenville, Thursday 20th October, 7.00pm. Renowned women’s health and nutrition expert Dr Marilyn Glenville PhD will show how balancing your hormones can help eliminate PMS, help with endometriosis, fibroids, PCOS, and menopause, and reduce your risk of breast cancer.…

St Patrick’s Day Green Smoothie

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Get in the festive mood this St Patrick’s Day with this Green Smoothie Recipe! Green smoothies are a great way to start your day. Greens contain antioxidants, which help neutralise free radicals molecules responsible for ageing! They are also packed full of calcium, magnesium, iron, potassium, phosphorous, zinc and vitamins A, C, E and K.…

Say Goodbye to PMS

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This may come as a surprise to you, but periods aren’t supposed to be miserable and painful. They shouldn’t involve a whole day of crying and feeling out of sorts, accompanied by buckets of ice-cream. However, this scenario is a reality for many Irish women, with an estimated 50% suffering with symptoms of premenstrual syndrome…