Mental Health

🏃‍♂️PTSD – What is it and why exercise?? 🏋️‍♀️

June 27th was PTSD Awareness Day. We are dedicating the month of July to educating our readers about the illness and the role that exercise can play in helping those with PTSD. Hopefully the month, instead of just one day, makes up for our tardiness…. Referrals to Exercise Physiologists for those suffering with PTSD have increased exponentially over …

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Perinatal Anxiety and Depression – Eating and exercising your way back to health

In our previous article, we gave a comprehensive background of perinatal depression and anxiety with a particular focus on postnatal depression (PND), in light of Perinatal Depression and Anxiety Awareness Week from November 12th to 18th. In this update, you will find out why a multidisciplinary approach to PND works, and how best to provide …

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Perinatal Depression and Anxiety

Perinatal Depression and Anxiety Awareness Week 12th – 18th November 2017 By Jennifer Smallridge, Accredited Exercise Physiologist   At Specialised Health, our Exercise Physiologists are frequently working with customers with a diagnosed mental illness such as depression, anxiety, PTSD or bipolar disorder. One less frequently encountered condition in the Life Insurance space is Perinatal Depression. …

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