Eye Movement Desensitisation and Reprocessing (EMDR) for Depression and Anxiety

Eye Movement Desensitisation and Reprocessing (EMDR) for Depression and Anxiety

A common view of depression and anxiety is that they are purely biological, caused by a chemical imbalance. However, psychological trauma can play a key role in their development. Often, we must help patients heal trauma, so they can heal from depression. One intervention proving to be very effective in these situations is Eye Movement Desensitisation and Reprocessing (EMDR).

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Crispy Salmon & Roasted Vegetables

Crispy Salmon & Roasted Vegetables

What a vibrant way to welcome Spring with this colourful and super nutritious dish!

A most loved Australian fish, salmon is an excellent source of high-quality protein, vitamins and minerals (including potassium, selenium and vitamin B12). The high levels of omega-3 fatty acids give salmon the reputation as a valuable ‘brain food’. These fatty acids are thought to contribute to healthy brain function, heart function, joints and general wellbeing. 

All you need to do is source the freshest salmon you can find, chop the vegetables and the oven does the rest. While everything bakes, prepare this delicious tangy sauce just by blitzing a few ingredients and enjoy!

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Infrared Sauna as a complementary treatment for chronic pain

Infrared Sauna as a complementary treatment for chronic pain

At The Health Lodge we actively seek innovative ways to better improve our patient outcomes; we’re excited to introduce our new Sun Stream infrared sauna and share the many benefits, particularly for chronic pain.

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Managing Chronic Illness Through Food and Lifestyle Choices

Managing Chronic Illness Through Food and Lifestyle Choices

“Chronic disease” refers to a disease state that is ongoing or long term (at least 3 months as defined by the U.S. National Center for Health Statistics) and refers to diseases that generally cannot be cured or prevented by medication or vaccine. This predominantly includes conditions such as heart disease, diabetes, arthritis, cancer, asthma, chronic pulmonary disease, depression and chronic pain conditions.

In studies conducted by the Australian Government the main contributing factors to chronic disease are Tobacco and alcohol use, Physical inactivity and Poor nutrition.

All of which are lifestyle related issues that can be turned around with the implementation of behavioural change, good food choices and lifestyle modifications.

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