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New Zealanders experience the effects of stress on a regular basis. When this becomes recurring it becomes chronic stress. Chronic
Victoria writes…… “I met Dr Cherye Roche at Pure Healthcare in Albany approximately two months ago and, boy, I am glad I did!
I am one of NZ’s top dressage riders, and had been going to another excellent chiropractor who helped improve my posture and spine health.
When my Chiropractor left the practice and Dr. Cherye Roche took over, I fervently resisted going to another chiropractor, as I was so happy with the one I had. Little did I know, this change would be groundbreaking for me in terms of my riding and performance.
In March 2016, I went back to my university in China to continue my PhD studies. It was such an experience and busy time full of knowledge, surprises, clinic, classes, lectures and brainstorming.Straight after my arrival, I met Dr. Rod Baber (www.rodbaber.com.au) in the 2016 APAC Women’s Health Forum and had learnt a lot from him. Dr. Baber is a Clinical Professor of Obstetrics and Gynecology in the University of Sydney, is also President of the International Menopause Society and the Distinguished Service Medal bearer of Royal Australian and NZ College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists. For being the leading scientist to the research to Primary Ovarian Insufficiency (POI), Dr. Baber presented a splendid speech about the diagnosis, treatment and prognosis to POI in the forum, which exactly is my PhD thesis focusing.
Are you or a loved one going through menopause and can’t take the heat? Studies show acupuncture may be effective in reducing the severity of symptoms such as hot flushes and night sweats during menopause.
Menopause is a phase in a woman’s life when menstruation stops and they become unable to conceive naturally as the functions of the ovaries slow down with age (at +- 50). Hot flushes are a symptom that accompanies menopause which is a sudden feeling of heat on upper parts or all over the body. It may cause red blotches on the back,
“It’s what’s on the inside that counts” they say, but sometimes we just want to look good on the outside as well. It may not be a life-threatening condition, but it can be painful, annoying, and certainly affect your self-esteem.
Most of us, except for the occasional lucky sods, suffer from hormonal acne at some point in our lives. Young males are the common victims during their teenage years due to the hormonal roller coaster ride, also known as puberty. During puberty, the levels of hormone called androgen increases, which can lead to excessive sebum (oily, waxy substance) production and abnormal follicle development and blockage. Throw in a bit of bacterial over-growth and voila!… you have a perfect recipe for acne.