Fibromyalgia is a chronic illness, characterised by 18 pressure points of pain all over the body, although it is often seen commonly in the neck, shoulders, upper arm and back. It tends to be more comon in women, particularly middle aged women. Could Reflexology help the symptoms?
Do you ever feel like work is zapping your energy and zest for life? You are not alone, according to a survey carried out by MIND, one in three people stated their work life was stressful. So what can we do about it, how do we reduce stress at work?
I believe that nurses and teachers are uniquely prone to burnout. Isn’t it ironic, that nursing is a caring profession and yet when nurses care too much, they are unable to do the job?
Why is it that when we are stressed we always look to those sweet dessert like foods to bring us comfort? Why do we lose our healthy habits when we feel stressed?
Well its February and Xmas seems a long and distant memory. We still want to lose the weight and have that model like body. Except we didn’t start out with one, so it’s going to take a lot more work to get there!!
In our busy lives and ever increasing stress levels, people are looking to complementary therapies to help them relax; reflexology is one such therapy. Reflexology uses an holistic approach to health, to help reduce stress and bring about a sense of wellbeing.
Who doesn’t like a coffee? A catch up with friends, or a quick cuppa grabbed at the station on the way to work. But are we in danger of putting our health at risk by the extra calories we are inadvertently consuming?
Who are most vulnerable from social media ? The younger generation, fondly know as ‘Millenials’ have been brought up in a fast paced world, with the internet and social media being the norm. It is their go to place for information. They have the ability, unlike previous generations, to find information on any given subject at […]
More and more is been learnt about microbes, or the microbiome and its affect on human health, but what is the microbiome and how can it help?
An alkaline diet is often banded around by all the latest food gurus but what is it and does it really have any health benefits, or is it just hype?