Michelle Ryan of BWELLHIVE looks at how making just one positive change can change your health direction, your gut health and support your 2024 weight loss journey. Are you struggling with a slow metabolism, inflamed gut, bloating, and food triggers? Tried a low-fat diet or low-calorie diet with no lasting […]

In almost 30 years of seeing women of all ages – in the UK for 29 years and here in Ireland for the past five months – female urinary symptoms are something that women rarely volunteer: I have to  specifically ask about leaking or peeing problems.  What I find horrific […]

In preparation for childbirth, a woman’s doctor will usually recommend weekly visits from about 36 or 37 weeks, to check the babies heartbeat and position, and also to keep an eye on the mother’s health, as certain conditions like pregnancy-induced hypertension can lead to problems. During these final few weeks […]

Michelle Ryan first qualified as a nutritionist with the College of Naturopathic Medicine (CNM) in 2011, and recently returned to study, achieving a diploma in Coaching Mental Health and Wellbeing. Michelle explains the reasons for changing to a healthier lifestyle following a pre-diabetic diagnosis. Change is always possible, albeit not […]

As a GP of almost 30 years with a special interest in Women’s Health, Dr Paula Stanley has managed a lot of patients with PMS. This month she gives some insight into the condition and why it’s so important that it’s recognised and treated. Myth Busting Premenstrual syndrome or PMS […]

Many of you will be aware of fibromyalgia, polymyalgia rheumatica or ME/CFS (Myalgic Encephalomyelitis/Chronic fatigue Syndrome). These conditions present with diffuse, often severe pain and fatigue and can be completely debilitating. The diagnosis is often made after a significant period of time and is a diagnosis of exclusion, meaning that […]