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Exam Busting Top Tips

2nd May 2017 12:23 PM - Richard Smith

This can be a particularly stressful time anyway, so the very least you can do is to help your body and your mind to perform to their best: Sleep - your teenage brain is undergoing significant physical changes, as well as getting crammed full of new...

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Why I Love Gua Sha

3rd February 2017 11:49 AM - Caroline Challender

I was taught how to perform Gua Sha during my training as an acupuncturist. Taken from the extensive toolkit of Traditional Chinese Medicine, it is one of several ancillary techniques that Acupuncturists often use to enhance their treatments, alongside...

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13 Top Tips to Tackle Obesity

13th January 2017 12:40 PM - Samantha Farmer

This week is National Obesity Awareness Week. According to the Health and Social Care Information Centre report published last year 58% of women & 65% of men in the UK were overweight or obese. Obesity increases the risk of type II diabetes, heart...

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Pre-conception and Nutrition

11th October 2016 09:26 AM - Samantha Farmer

Pre-conception Information: Nutritional deficiencies prior to conception have been related to certain birth defects, so ensuring optimum nutrition prior and during pregnancy is vital. The nutritional status of women can prevent future generations from...

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Top tips for an easy menopause

10th October 2016 11:59 AM - Samantha Farmer

Top Tips for an easy Menopause Menopause can present with a number of uncomfortable and debilitating symptoms like hot flushes, irritability, weight gain, declining libido, vaginal dryness, and increased osteoporosis risk all due to fluctuating/lowering...

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Nausea During Pregnancy

15th August 2016 02:48 PM - Sharon Waltho

Nausea during Pregnancy: Although nausea during pregnancy is often dismissed as something you 'just have to put up with', it can be very debilitating. Whilst it is often referred to as morning sickness, the nausea or vomiting can occur at any time of...

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Preparing for Pregnancy

12th July 2016 11:25 AM - Sharon Waltho

Preparing for pregnancyFor many reasons we don’t always have the opportunity to optimise our health ahead of pregnancy, but the chances are if you are reading this, you are keen to be in the best health you can be prior to conception.In today’s...

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Top Tips to Keep to Your Healthy Regime Whilst on Holiday

12th July 2016 09:59 AM - Samantha Farmer

Top Tips to Keep to Your Healthy Regime Whilst on Holiday At the beginning of the year we often make changes to our diets and exercise routines with the aim to improve the way we feel and the way we look.  All is going well and then the holidays come...

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How acupuncture changed my life

1st July 2016 11:32 AM - Sharon Waltho

How acupuncture changed my life… My first memory of migraine was when I was around 8 years old.  I had been out on my bike and remember being unable to see clearly.  By the time I got home I had the most horrendous pain in my head.  I was fortunate...

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Mindfulness - Antidote to a life half lived?

24th May 2016 11:44 AM -

I attended the firework display at Alton Towers last November and it was utterly fabulous. While we stood experiencing it in all its glory I became aware that there was a child standing in front of us filming it on a phone. The child was about 10-years...

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