Category: Health

#29: Does Nicotine suppress your appetite?

The question actually is not necessarily why, the question indeed is does it? We got this question as a result of our why? a few weeks ago, which asked does stopping smoking slow your metabolism down. So, now the question is, does nicotine suppress…

#25 Why does exercise help to lower blood pressure?

This is a follow on from last week’s question which asked why high blood pressure was so dangerous. Here we look at what happens when you exercise to help lower your blood pressure, and how you can defy the effects of age!

Massage therapy: what to expect at your first appointment

Massage therapy is a very much under-utilised form of treatment for a wide range of health issues. Many people who have not tried it are afraid of what to expect and this might stop them from coming in and giving it a go. So…

#24 Why is high blood pressure so dangerous?

Here’s this week’s why: high blood pressure. It’s the single biggest and most common reason we have to stop a health and fitness check and refer to a doctor. It’s something Dr Tom mentioned too in his recent Invercargill seminar.

#23 Why do I have shin splints?

 This is a deceptive term that in this weeks episode I explain properly, along with symptoms, causes and treatment options for if you think you may have it.

#22 Why do I have muscle numbness?

 This is our trickiest and most intriguing question yet, and although we did some extensive research we are not totally sure we have the answer. Here is what we did manage to find out.