‘Paradoxical’ Reactions: Explaining Bad Responses to Benzodiazepines, Valerian, 5-HTP, Magnesium and the rest

  The problem with paradoxical reactions is twofold. Not only do you have to contend with the experience itself – a confusing and unexpected crescendo of anxiety and insomnia from an item that was meant to calm you down – then there is the search for the reason as to why this happened. This search […]

Magnesium Supplementation: When and With What?

There is now very little discussion in regards to whether athletes should make use of magnesium supplementation, with an ever-increasing body of research driving home the importance of this key mineral and a broadened base of athletes who wisely use magnesium products to address their requirements. Magnesium is a component of more than 300 enzymes […]

Identifying Obstacles to Fat Loss

The majority of my clients come to me because they have a desire to make a change in their lives and physique; often, there will be a specific target (invariably weight loss) that jolts them into action but, in the main, I recognise a desire to improve their lifestyle above and beyond fitting into a […]