The plight of the Pre-SET registrar

Happy Monday everyone. I’ve just returned from a weekend in Perth where I had the privilege of being part of the Western Australia (WA) Department of Health forum for Surgical Service Registrars, held at Fiona Stanley Hospital (image credit: Peter Bennetts). For the benefit of those who could not attend on the night, and for …

Magnesium and sleep

Magnesium is an essential mineral that has many physiological functions in the body such as bone health, muscle health (including cardiac muscle), mood, and sleep. Most people have used Epsom salts after a hard workout to relieve muscle soreness, but magnesium is less known for its beneficial effects on sleep. Magnesium works to increase the …