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Is Stress Making You Sick?

Published on 12th February 2019

Did you know that stress can affect your body, thoughts, feelings and behaviour?  Not dealing with stress symptoms can lead to serious health issues, so recognising when you are suffering from stress can give you a head start in managing them.

Mindfulness Could Be a Powerful Painkiller

Published on 12th February 2019

Source: Danny Penman Ph.D.

Mindfulness can enhance the quality of life in chronic pain sufferers, new research suggests. The findings add weight to previous studies, which found that mindfulness might have the power to reduce pain severity by half.

Benefits of Random Acts of Kindness

Published on 11th February 2019

Making others feel good can “warm” your heart and make you feel all fuzzy – but did you know that being kind can actually have a ripple effect on your whole life? 

Revealed: The seven biggest causes of teacher stress

Published on 8th February 2019

The vast majority of teachers (83 per cent) feel stressed because of their job, new research has revealed.

Headaches

Published on 25th January 2019

Headaches are one of the countries most common health complaints, from tension headaches to migraines most of us will have suffered from some form at some point. Is there an alternative to reaching for the painkillers?

Did You Know You Have A Second Brain In Your Gut?

Published on 24th January 2019

If you have ever followed a “gut feeling” or experienced “butterflies” in your stomach when nervous, then you are likely to be getting signals from your “second brain”.  This “brain in your gut”, according to the Johns Hopkins Centre for Neurogastroenterology, is hidden in the walls of your digestive system and is called the enteric nervous system (ENS).

Management of Irritable Bowel Syndrome

Published on 24th January 2019

Source: PubMed ID 15206545, Torii A, Toda G.

Irritable bowel syndrome (IBS) is one of the most common functional gastrointestinal disorders.

Commonly Asked Questions

Published on 17th January 2019

Do I have to listen to whale music and pan pipes? The short answer to this is “NO” you don’t!  Some clients find that listening to relaxing music enhances their experience and, to this end, we always offer the option of having music playing in the background during your treatment. 

Healthy Hearts for Valentine's Day

Published on 9th January 2019

During February we see adverts for Valentine’s Day everywhere and these are traditionally depicted by cupids and hearts; but what about your real, beating, living heart?  Why not use February 14th each year as a reminder to have a look at your heart health?

Top Tips For Being Active

Published on 4th January 2019

Top tips to help you to keep you focused on your 2019 health goals

 

 

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