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Introduction to magnesium

February 17th, 2019
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Of all supplements right now there seems to be a buzz around magnesium so I wanted to explore its role in the body. I first became aware of magnesium over a decade ago when my nutritionalist put me being a chocoholic down to a lack of magnesium.  It’s then that I discovered that magnesium can […]

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Natural remedies for the winter blues – Part 2

February 10th, 2019

In part 1, I shared details of supplements that may help alleviat ethe winter blues.  In this blog post I want to share other lifestyle tips. 1. Exercise If you suffer from winter blues it is likely that your GP would perscribe a selective serotonin reuptake inhibitor (SSRI).  This is the standard drug to treat […]

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Natural remedies for the winter blues – Part 1

February 3rd, 2019

By January I am seriously missing the sun.  While I know we have had the shortest day, the grey weather and the snow jsut reminds me we are in deep winter.  So with the Brexit impass being deeply demoralising and frustraing, I wanted to share some tips to combat the blues. 1. Vitamin D Most […]

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Benefits of Deep Tissue Massage when compared to Seated Acupressure Massage

January 27th, 2019

Just because you have a Neck or Shoulder problem it doesn’t mean Seated Acupressure Massage is the best treatment for you.  There are many benefits of Deep Tissue Massage for Neck & Shoulder problems and I wanted to share some: Because Deep Tissue Massage is carried out on a massage table allows us to use […]

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What helps fight colds? Part 2

January 20th, 2019

In Part 1, I gave you some ideas for preventing and stopping colds.  But in this article, I want to focus on if you have a blocked or stuffy nose. Propolis This is found in a variety of comercial cold remedies.  A water based nasal spray tested on children has been show to improve the […]

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What helps fights colds? Part 1

January 13th, 2019

Its that time of year when people tend to get colds, so I wanted to share some tips on natural ways to fight colds. Vitamin C The first thing I reach for when I feel I am run down or coming down with a cold is high dose Vitamin C.  There is scientific evidence to […]

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Is there any scientific evidence that massage can assist with pain?

January 6th, 2019

Based on my experience treating clients there is little doubt in my mind that a massage can relieve pain in tight or overworked muscles, but there is also growing scientific evidence that it can help relieve chronic pain. A study published in Annals of Family Medicine in 2014 found that 60-minute therapeutic massage sessions two […]

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Can massage help relieve pain?

December 9th, 2018
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When a toddler falls his mother will instinctively rub the sore spot to make it better.  Likewise, an office worker with stiff shoulders will probably try to knead them.  Because from an early age we have learnt the touch of a hand will ease pain. There are two type of pain: Acute Chronic Acute pain […]

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Massage for Runners … its all about optimising recovery

December 2nd, 2018

We are introducing a new service: Runners Massage a special service to assist runners to optimise their recovery the massage will flush out all the waste products in the tired muscles address micro tears in the muscles which rejuvenates the tired heavy muscles making them feel light. The goal for runners is to first and […]

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What can help period pain – Part 3?

November 25th, 2018
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While taking nutritional supplements suits some women, I know others don’t like taking tablets.  So here are a couple of other ideas to assist you with your period pain. There is scientific evidence that from a trail of women who suffer from period pain that certain yoga poses e.g. cobra, cat and fish reduce both […]

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