Health Issues

  • Vitamin D May Help Fight Crohn’s Disease

    A new study has discovered that nutritional supplements that contain vitamin D could help fight Crohn’s disease, a chronic form of inflammatory bowel disease (IBD). Researchers from McGill University found a link that ties vitamin D to Crohn’s disease, according to a report published in the Journal of Biological Chemistry. It found that people who […]

  • Stress Management and Digestive Health

    Stress and emotional turmoil are well-known for playing havoc with our digestive systems. LEARNING TO RELAX is an excellent way to keep our stress levels down and improve digestion. It is always a good idea to take a few minutes to relax, either by deep breathing or just sitting quietly before a meal and not […]

  • Hypnotherapy for Digestive Health

    It is estimated that between five and eight million people in the UK suffer from Irritable Bowel Syndrome (IBS) Can Hypnotherapy help IBS? Laboratory tests have shown that under hypnosis, gut sensitivity is reduced and this may alleviate IBS symptoms.  Prof. Peter Whorwell, who runs one of the few NHS clinics offering hypnotherapy to IBS […]

  • Homeopathy and Digestive Health

    Homeopathy works well in cases of indigestion. There are many Homeopathic remedies which can help with digestive problems, these are chosen according to the specific symptoms of each case. The following two are well known for reliving digestive symptoms. The remedy NUX VOMICA is very useful in all kinds of problems due to overindulgence in […]

  • Coaching for Better Digestive Health

    If you have a problem with your digestive health, you may be making the problem worse through the way you are dealing with life’s problems or the way you think about yourself. Is there something in your life that’s troubling you; that you need to let go of?  Do you have unresolved issues with people […]

  • Traditional Chinese Medicine and Digestive Health

    Digestive disorders are amongst of the most common disorders treated by both the NHS and complementary therapists across the board.  These disorders range from Irritable Bowel Syndrome (IBS) to hiatus hernias and acidosis, where the stomach either produces too much acid or in some cases too little acid.  Other symptoms include bloating, constipation, and candida, […]

  • Reflexology, Massage, Energy Healing, Yoga and Meditation for Digestive Health

    More than any other system in the human body, the digestive system makes us aware when all is functioning well, but it can also inform us when things are not functioning correctly. Reflexology, Massage, Energy Healing, Yoga, and Meditation can help with a number of digestive problems such as constipation, food allergies, and intestinal disorders […]

  • Craniosacral Therapy and Digestive Health

    When digestive problems have become chronic and entrenched or when you feel they are associated with some type of auto-immune response, you may wish to look at the deeper underlying causes of your problem. Different traumas in life can leave deep imprints that the body deals with at the time but never properly processes.  It […]

  • Verrucas

    Children playing without shoes in warmer weather often means we see many new Verrucas for treatment in late Summer. Verrucas are caused by a virus which is found everywhere.   It invades the skin, through rubs and splits, to grow into the painful and unsightly warty growths, known as Verrucas, on our feet. Prevention from infection […]

  • Dry and Cracked Skin

    Warmer weather often brings a change to our skin due to footware or, in many cases, a fungal infection. A scooped heel cup with raised edges in shoes often stimulates a drier skin to develop a callous on the heels which thickens and cracks, causing soreness and even infection.  Diabetic skin is particularly vulnerable when […]

  • Why The Need For A New Cocaine Treatment Service?

    There is a growing body of evidence that says there has been a significant increase in the prolific use of Cocaine in the UK for some time. Whilst many users take the drug recreationally and occasionally, there is an alarming increase in problem habitual use. With this comes an increase in those seeking help. However, […]