The medical definition of fibrositis is “an inflammation of the white fibrous tissue of the body, especially of the muscle sheaths, ligaments, tendons, periosteum and facial layers of the locomotor system and marked by pain and stiffness”. Recent evidence suggests … Read More
Yoga is defined as a group of physical, mental and spiritual practices or disciplines that originated in ancient India around 5,000 years ago. Over time, yoga has become one of the most popular forms of exercise in the Western world. … Read More
Stress plays an important role in our quality-of-life. Even children talk of “being stressed”! Gentle stress reducers can help and some are so simple we dismiss their importance. Follow these suggestions and feel the difference!
Why does high blood pressure develop? It can depend on genetics, ethnicity, socio-economic status, age, food choices, stress levels, nicotine or alcohol addiction and if you are male or female. Can natural therapies make a difference?
Our gut does more than help us digest food. The bacteria that call our intestines home have been implicated in mental health, sleep, weight gain and cognition. What food keeps our gut bacteria happy? What is a probiotic?
Irritable Bowel Syndrome (IBS) is a common condition in which the large intestine (or colon) fails to function properly. What does stress do to the symptoms of IBS? Are there some notorious foods that should be avoided? Why do women … Read More
Migraine isn’t a normal headache – it makes you feel sick and you can’t function at all. What causes them? How can I find my “trigger”? Are migraines affected by food? Is it stress? I have some medicines but if … Read More
Chronic Fatigue Syndrome describes varying combinations of symptoms including recurrent sore throats, low grade fever, lymph node swelling, headache, muscle and joint pain, intestinal discomfort, emotional distress and/or depression and loss of concentration. The cause is not known, but experts … Read More