Like the rest of us, children in Hong Kong are on a very tight schedule. Most have numerous after school activities and often little time to recover from long hours at the desk, carrying heavy school bags, sporting injuries and the increasing use of mobile devices. An osteopathic check-up will help your child to become free of aches and pains, as well as have better alignment and avert potential problems further down the line.
Due to a change of circumstances I will no longer be operating at Lauren Bramley & Partners. My team and I will join JOINT DYNAMICS in Central, which will be our base for the next few months. From 15 May, I will be operating from STANLEY WELLNESS in Stanley & JOINT DYNAMICS in Central. To book an appointment in either location please call 23729700.
The hypothalamic-pituitary-adrenal (HPA) axis is a feedback system connecting your brain to your adrenal glands – the latter of which produce adrenaline, noradrenaline and the stress hormone cortisol in response to how you are experiencing your world. But what does that mean exactly?
There is a new application in the app stores for parents.
First, I would like to thrill you with the benefits of the application which would ease your life as a parent before I let you know the name and the method to download it.
The application takes care of the most troublesome part of being a parent, feeding your baby! Yes, the application is meant to keep your child glued to the small 5-8 cm digital screen and you can easily and secretly push food down your child’s throat.
A new Australian CSIRO report, Gut Health and Weight Loss, has noted that people who are overweight or obese are more likely to experience gut symptoms as a result of poor dietary habits. This is because eating a less than ideal diet can negatively alter the composition of the bacteria in the gut - commonly termed the microbiota.
What I find is that few people like to admit they are stressed or not coping in some way, let alone express how their stress levels are making them feel anxious, restless, sleepless, exhausted, or simply ‘frazzled’; but let’s face it – life in Hong Kong is fast paced, often demanding, and commonly involves long hours, late nights and juggling competing priorities.
On average a women will experience about 450 cycles in her lifetime. And twice during each cycle, once in the middle and then again around her period her immune response is lowered, her ligaments become laxer and her risk of infection and injury is therefore increased. Add that on top of busy lives, it’s not surprising that by age 38 a lot of women are starting to struggle with their health. But let’s focus on the positives!
Birthing is a beautiful process where we often overlook the pressure the baby withstands and that is often related to the issues they suffer after the birth and growing up. The stress of it can cause colic, difficulty feeding, sleep problems and other issues.