Author: Andrew Reynolds

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Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome

What is Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome? Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome (PCOS) is a condition that has both hormonal and metabolic causes, with a wide and variable range of symptoms. PCOS can occur at any age after puberty and before menopause. Are my symptoms caused by PCOS? Having cysts on the ovaries does not mean you have PCOS. […]

Exercise during pregnancy

During pregnancy, regular exercise improves your health and muscle tone to prepare for labour and delivery. Scientific studies have repeatedly shown that exercise in pregnancy does not increase the chance of pregnancy loss nor of premature delivery, nor does it cause low birth weight.   Pregnancy can often cause an increased sense of fatigue and […]

Should I change my diet while I am seeking a pregnancy?

One of the first steps to think of when starting to seek a pregnancy is to enrich your diet with nutrients that improve your fertility, reduce your risk of developing preeclampsia and diabetes, and improve the baby’s health in the womb and right from the start. Starting early while pregnancy-seeking will make it much easier […]
Why are my periods irregular

Why are my periods irregular?

Are my cycles irregular? Irregular cycles occur when the gap between your periods keeps changing. This can mean you get a period less than 25 days apart or more than 40 day apart.   Is it ok to have irregular periods? While it is normal to sometimes have irregularities of your periods, if they keep […]
Joint Pain

Joint Pain, Could Your Nutrition Be At Fault?

Moving freely without pain The ability to move freely without pain, restriction and for some without fear of falling are all significant factors that contribute to living a healthy fulfilling and active lifestyle through lifespan. It therefore makes good sense to pay  attention to joint health and important relationships with the food we eat. Discomfort, […]
Persistent Pain

How to manage persistent pain

Two techniques that can help understanding your pain and reducing it Persistent pain might seem tricky to manage but there are a number of things you can do to help yourself, depending on the type of pain and the other symptoms you are living with. Two techniques for self-management of pain: breathing exercises and progressive […]
Headaches and Osteopathy

Headaches and osteopathy at RRMG

Many people suffer from headaches and migraines, often for many years without finding a solution. Primary headaches include migraine, tension, and cluster headaches, as well as a variety of other less common types of headaches. Tension headaches are the most common type of primary headache. Tension headaches occur more commonly among women than men. According […]
Cauda Equina Syndrome

Cauda equina syndrome, what we need to know?

Cauda equine syndrome (CES) is a very serious spinal injury caused by compression of lower back and sacral nerve roots (also known as cauda equina). This most commonly occurs due to a herniated intervertebral disc, which can cause the nerve compression (1,2) What is important to underline is that not every herniated disc end up […]

How powerful is manual therapy?

One of the peculiarities I love most of my profession is the hands-on skin I use to diagnose and treat people. But what is touch? Is it powerful in healthcare? Let’s get into the topic and analyse some of the most important aspects that make TOUCH significantly effective. Touch as a fundamental human need, from […]
Insulin Resistance

Is insulin resistance stopping you from losing weight?

Common signs you’ve sent your metabolism into reverse. How to correct this – Dr Richard Mackenzie Insulin is a truly fascinating hormone. It has far reaching roles within the human body, in particular with how we store energy – think body mass / body fat / body weight. Insulin has been an important research topic […]
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