Magnesium

Could one of the symptoms of magnesium deficiency be anxiety?  Magnesium is also an impressive infection fighter. It is needed for our cells to synthesise proteins, enable nerve impulses, and efficient muscle function. Magnesium intake is at a low amongst Americans and Australians and it’s believed that this is, in part, due to a major shift fromContinue reading “Magnesium”

Pain vs Cheese

It may be more important to ensure a good balance between calcium and magnesium to protect your bone strength. There is good data to suggest that eliminating dairy products from the diet does reduce the pain and stiffness for many people with arthritis. Here is a deeper look at the biochemistry of muscle action whichContinue reading “Pain vs Cheese”

Balance and exercises

How good is your balance? Most people don’t find it difficult to walk across a gravel driveway, transition from walking on a footpath to grass, up a gentle slope or get out of bed in the middle of the night. But for polios and other people axing with impaired balance, such activities can be extremelyContinue reading “Balance and exercises”

What should I take?

March 2022 Newsletter

Volume 2: Number 1 In this issue Beginnings of Disabled Sports in WA Important news from the Clinic: remember that the Post Polio Network WA and Polio Clinic WA are now separate entities. be mindful of the office changes to protect from COVID: use telephone or email where ever possible Usual office hours are TuesdayContinue reading “March 2022 Newsletter”

What helps with joint problems

by Tessa Jupp, RN We have been using gelatine and borax to alleviate arthritis successfully for many years now but there are so many other ways that our bodies also need and use all of these nutrients we should be getting from the foods we eat. Each of us is a unique person and ourContinue reading “What helps with joint problems”

Recipes

Last century, we ate home-grown fruit and veg in season – and knew when it was time to pick it. Mums were home to cook the meals – and cakes and biscuits, pumpkin scones, apple pies, fruit cakes, gingerbread, coconut slice, cinnamon teacakes, lemon meringue, carrot cake. The puddings – jelly, custard, stewed fruit, plumContinue reading “Recipes”