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Acupuncture is a complementary and alternative medical treatment (CAM) which is increasingly used in the care of cancer patients. Traditionally derived from Chinese medicine, nowadays it is becoming a part of evidence-based oncology.
Acupuncture and other modalities of Chinese/East Asian medicine have been used to treat women's health for many centuries. Gynecology specialties focus particularly on menstrual and reproductive disorders.
Is Swedish Massage purely a relaxing massage to be enjoyed on a spa break or can it be a useful tool in keeping the body and mind fit and healthy?
Massage can effectively improve mood for individuals with depression as well. In a study of HIV-positive individuals with major depressive disorder and on stable medication, those who received weekly massage had a 33% decrease in HAM-D scores, compared with a 12% increase for those receiving light touch, and a 9% decrease for those on a wait list who received neither touch nor massage
Carers Week is run annually and aims to raise awareness and highlight the challenges carers often face.