Why Massage Should Be Part of Your Wellness Plan

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We all know that a massage is a wonderfully relaxing treat, but did you also know regular massage can be beneficial in managing haemochromatosis? Regular massage relaxes our nervous system, opens our heart and helps our circulatory system provide fresh oxygen and energy to all parts of our body whilst simultaneously flushing wastes and impurities.…

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My Blood Type Is….Coffee!

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Did you know that drinking coffee can slow the absorption of iron by our body? As a “two cup a day” girl, and someone with haemochromatosis, this is overwhelmingly great news! Drinking coffee is a daily ritual for most Australians, and, here in Melbourne, we take our coffee very seriously. With the average Australian drinking…

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Haemochromatosis – How You Can Raise Awareness

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This week I became a Volunteer Advocate with Haemochromatosis Australia, a role I take very seriously given the valuable work this not for profit organisation does to promote awareness in the community about haemochromatosis in the face of very little government funding. One of the key “take homes” for me arising from my inaugural Volunteer…

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Four Reasons To Add Turmeric To Your Diet

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Much has been written about the health benefits of turmeric, but did you also know turmeric can reduce oxidative stress and liver damage caused by haemochromatosis? Turmeric comes from the root of the Curcuma Longa plant (part of the ginger family) and, with its bright orange flesh, has long been used in eastern medicine as…

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