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11 Jun

A supplementary way to beat stress

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Sometimes we’re so stressed we need to reach for the bottle. No, I’m not advocating drowning you’re sorrows or steeling those nerves with some overproof courage. I’m talking about keeping some handy mineral and vitamin supplements in easy reach for when you’d really prefer to be underwhelmed rather than over.  The body’s stress response is to release adrenalin and cortisol into the bloodstream and it doesn’t matter what the trigger is, this is going to happen every time. These two hormones burn up the Vitamin B group, plus Vitamin C, magnesium and zinc like there’s no tomorrow, and once these nutrients are consumed by your anxiety, they’re no longer available for other parts of your body. A good example is collagen – it needs Vitamin C and zinc – without these your skin is in trouble…and you won’t have anything to make your white blood cells either. Likewise, a loss of magnesium can cause headaches and even raise your blood pressure – while the Vitamin B group is needed for brain functions and energy to keep the body-show on the road. The simple fact is, no matter what is stressing you, be it a sabre-tooth tiger or your insurance bill, you are burning nutrients that have to be replaced – and if you don’t, even more things could go wrong. So reach for that bottle…and make sure it has Vitamin B1, B2, B3, B5, B6, B7, B9, B12, C, magnesium or zinc on it. In fact, have a crunchy cocktail and make sure you have all of them.

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To contact us immediately about a Bowen Therapy session tailored specifically for you.

Book an appointment on 07 4728 8800, via email at office@settershealthcentre.com.au or on our online appointment form.

 

What is Bowen Therapy?

The Gentle Healing Technique

Bowen Therapeutic Technique (Bowen Therapy) is a dynamic system of muscle and connective tissue therapy that encourages the body to right itself. This technique involves a gentle roll over the muscle. By using a set system of these small moves from the base of the neck to the tips of the toes, the therapist stimulates the body’s innate healing system to realign and re-balance.

Bowen Therapeutic Technique (Bowen Therapy) is completely safe for the newborn baby to the frail and elderly. It is gentle, fast and an effective way to treat health concerns from sporting injuries to pain, stress and discomfort. Bowen Therapy stimulates the patient’s musculoskeletal system into realigning itself.

The beauty of Bowen Therapy is that it will not interfere and works well with all medication and/or dietary supplements and is gentle but powerful. A treatment takes about one hour.

Celebrating 21 years of Bowen Therapy in Townsville Queensland Australia

 

Over the last 21 years Setter’s Health Centre has continually offered Bowen Therapy to the beautiful city of Townsville in Queensland, Australia. At the end of November 2012, we celebrated 21 years as a Bowen Therapist operating in this wonderful city. We would like to thank all of you who have walked though my door over the last 21 years and allowed us to help you through some very trying times in your lives. It has been a wonderful journey to be your Bowen Therapist and to watch as you have recovered from your injuries through Bowen Therapy.

Benjamin Setter

Practice Founder

A supplementary way to beat stress

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