Lifestyle Medicine Week

This week is Lifestyle Medicine Week and you may be wondering what is Lifestyle medicine? Lifestyle factors impact upon our health, most people are aware that nutrition, exercise and substance use (think Tobacco) can impact upon health. However, the range of things that impact health is far more extensive. A person’s health is closely linked …

Office Hours from 1 July

Our office hours are expanding from 1 July to allow more options for clients including hours available on a Saturday morning. From 1 July Thursday: 1pm to 6pm Friday: 8am to 6pm Saturday: 9am to 12 noon The new appointment slots will be published on health Engine and our website as from 1 June.

Measuring Stress

Comment: I usually get excited when I read about how technology can improve our health unfortunately, I often get disappointed about either the slowness of bringing a device to the market or that it does not live up to the hype. However, I continue to be optimistic, this new wearable device (still in development so …

Weighted Blankets – Do they help with anxiety?

Comment: Recently someone asked me about weighted blankets and whether they were worthwhile. Not knowing much about them, being a person who likes the air-condition on cold while I sleep with minimal covering I looked around for any information and came across this article in  Popular Science,  which is based on a systematic review published …