Tag Archives: health

Can acupuncture help painful periods? Dysmenorrhoea is painful cramps originating in the uterus just prior to or during menstruation. It can be primary (i.e. without any organic pathology) or secondary (i.e. associated with a pathological condition, such as endometriosis or ovarian cysts). The pain usually lasts between 8 and 72 hours.(Fraser 1992) Adolescent girls are […]

Is sitting bad for  your health? Is it as bad as smoking even? It seems a drastic statement doesn’t it, but studies have shown that long-term sitting IS harmful for your health and the effects of it may not be reversible through exercise or other good habit changes. The key is essentially to minimise the […]

Walking and health- Put your best foot forward! It is the height of the Summer, and we have (surprisingly) had some sun! Which is a fantastic opportunity for us to get out and about to keep ourselves fit and healthy. With the success of the Olympics so far, hopefully some of you have been inspired […]

Osteoporosis is a condition that makes bones more brittle and prone to fracture. Although osteoporosis can effect men and younger people, post-menopausal women are most at risk. One of the best ways to help maintain healthy bones is to exercise regularly – which encourages the bones to absorb calcium and other mineral salts that keep […]

The growing demand for homeopathy-taken from direct source-http://facultyofhomeopathy.org/the-growing-demand-for-homeopathy/  Homeopathy has never been so popular; currently 15% of the population of Britain trust it as a form of treatment.1 The over-the-counter market  currently stands at around £40million in the UK, based on the last market figures published by Mintel, which estimated in 2007 it was worth […]

  What is Homeopathy The holistic nature of homeopathy means each person is treated as a unique individual and their physical, psychological and emotional aspects  are all considered in the management of health and wellbeing. Taking all these factors into account a homeopath will select the most appropriate homeopathic remedy, based on the individual’s specific […]

Could having my muscles stretched have health benefits? This article is directly taken from the BBC series ‘Trust me i’m a doctor’ and is for information only. Could allowing yourself to be gently stretched by someone else, without making any effort of your own, give you some of the more important benefits of exercise? It sounds unlikely, but […]