Articles from Rachem Wellness Team

We share our insights with the community

The Rachem Wellness Practitioners each has a field of interest which they are very dedicated to. They do research on topics, attend workshops and courses, all of which enable them to give their patients the best treatment possible. Here they share some of their insights with the community, you are welcome to browse through these articles.

To sleep, or not to sleep

To sleep, or not to sleep

Sleep is the single most effective activity you can do to rest your brain and body each day. Good sleep has profound effects on our overall well-being; conversely, not enough sleep has devastating effects on our health. We neglect proper sleep because we do not...

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Life Through Movement

Life Through Movement

How to move more: *Any movement is better than not moving. Don’t wait until you’re ready to hit the gym for an hour at a time. Dr Rangan Chatterjee talks about ‘bite-size exercise snacks’...a few star jumps here, and a few burpees there, and before you know it, you’ve...

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Relaxation and Stress Management

Relaxation and Stress Management

Self care is so important. When you take time to replenish your spirit, it allows you to serve others from the overflow. You cannot serve from an empty vessel.~ Eleanor Brown Relaxation and stress management- a widely known and used phrase with a relatively obvious...

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How to approach food as one of the four pillars of health

How to approach food as one of the four pillars of health

“We all eat, and it would be a sad waste of opportunity to eat badly.”~Anna Thomas. Eating is part of socialising, and many wonderful memories are created around a table where families and friends get together to share meals.Being mindful, and in the moment when we...

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Four basic lifestyle pillars of health

Four basic lifestyle pillars of health

A healthy, balanced lifestyle is ‘medicine’. In fact, it is powerful medicine, which can make our immune systems stronger, preventing us from getting infections. It can also aid in preventing and curing all kinds of chronic diseases from type 2 diabetes, to...

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The light at the end of the tunnel – Dealing with Anxiety

The light at the end of the tunnel – Dealing with Anxiety

During the middle of the winter of 2020, we found ourselves amidst the Covid-19 pandemic. That period of time also happened to be when I was in the middle of the huge undertaking of planning and renovating the building for our new practice. Something that I felt was a...

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Food Allergies – and Intolerances

Food Allergies – and Intolerances

Food allergies and – intolerances greatly impacts quality of life. There is hope. Enjoy reading the following case study on a three-year old female living with multiple food allergies – and intolerances. Case study_Three-year-old female with multiple food allergies...

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Functional Medicine

Functional Medicine

Addressing illness at root level with restoration of function and optimal well-being as end goals. Functional Medicine is a science-based approach to medicine that looks at health and wellness in an in-depth way to answer more questions. By answering these questions,...

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How to treat and manage different allergic reactions

How to treat and manage different allergic reactions

An allergy occurs when a person’s immune system is causing reactions to things in the environment that are harmless for most other people. Allergens are substances to which you are allergic. Allergens are found in house dust mites, pets, pollen, insects, moulds, foods...

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