2020 Goal setting

This year it’s not just a New Year, it’s a new decade! With that come new hopes, new dreams, and new aspirations. New Years Resolutions don’t work, as a resolution is just a “firm decision to do or not to do something”. Only 8% of people who set a new years resolution actually make them…

Health trends 2020

With the state of the world so prominent in people’s minds in 2019, the decisions people make in 2020 around their health are going to be dramatically different to what we’ve seen in recent years. Firstly, people will continue to embrace technology and utilise wearable technology that tracks health outcomes. Smart phone sensors that analyse…

What is Functional Medicine??

Functional Medicine has been heralded as the future of healthcare. Here at CK Health, we strive to practice functional medicine, and absolutely believe that it is the way forward in terms of helping people move into wellness. It is a completely different model of care to conventional medicine. Traditionally, if you feel unwell, you would…

Why we love “OUR” supplements so much.

It’s not uncommon for people with health issues to come into their appointments here at CK Health with a suitcase full of supplements. These supplements are self-prescribed in an attempt to help alleviate symptoms and address the very real health issues they have. In actual fact, for the most part, people doing this are inadvertently…

Symptoms of Early Pregnancy

When you fall pregnant there’s that time between “the deed” and a positive test where you are wondering “Am I?” So, how soon can you “feel” pregnant? And what are the typical signs? Some women say they instinctively know straight away and say they feel a bit queasy from the day after conception. Could this…

Don’t get sick from a tick

We hear a lot about checking our animals for paralysis ticks, especially for dogs. It often gets missed that we should be looking on our own bodies too. As humans, there are many more species of ticks that can bite and infect us with numerous pathogens, bacteria and viruses. We know in the hotter humid…