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27 Oct 2011 Colonic hydrotherapy

In my recent article, Autumn Detox, I mentioned a combined course of MLD and colonic hydrotherapy detox, which Akana offers at The Sunshine Clinic in Send, in collaboration with Louise Knecht. Since I work at Louise's clinic, it's easy to arrange: the client has MLD...

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20 Oct 2011 Autumn detox

Trees bare their branches. Autumn sun shines onto a carpet of colourful leaves. Nature slows down, but you need to keep going. How do you keep your energy levels up? How are you getting your body ready for winter? Now is a good time to...

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12 Oct 2011 Massage and arthritis

Today, 12 October 2011, is World Arthritis Day - established in 1996 by Arthritis and Rheumatism International (ARI) and celebrated each year on 12 October. Arthritis is a common chronic condition. Did you know that there are over 100 different forms of arthritis? Two of the...

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29 Sep 2011 Headaches and migraines

Many people looking for pain relief turn to massage therapy. Some of our clients come to us to tackle tension headaches. Trigger points can trigger each other, and muscle tension from the back propagates upwards to the shoulders and neck, then to the scalp. Your...

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26 Sep 2011 Homeopathy for children

Today's guest is homeopath Vinciane Ollington, a fellow therapist from the Guildford-Woking Complementary Health Network (GWCH). I heard mothers talk highly of Vinciane's Self Prescribing Homeopathy course, which they found helpful in treating minor ailments in their children. Being responsible for your child’s health can be...

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22 Sep 2011 The deep tissue myth

Who said that Deep Tissue Massage has to be painful to be effective? In massage, the tissue should be accessed slowly and warmed up thoroughly before attempting to go deeper. At most times, you won’t need to feel that the pressure has increased, although it probably...

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19 Sep 2011 Menopause, naturally

[vc_row][vc_column width="1/4"][vc_single_image image="1685" border_color="grey" img_link_large="" img_link_target="_self" img_size="130x130"][/vc_column][vc_column width="3/4"][vc_column_text]Today's guest, Janet Ledsham, nutritional therapist, provides some helpful nutritional tips for the menopausal years. What you eat, together with nutritional and herb supplements, can help. Amusing cartoon, but a very negative message about the menopause. Most women expect...

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