Cluster headaches are fairly rare and affect about 0.1% of the UK population which doesn't sound much unless you that 1 in every 1000. These types of headaches tend to effect men more than women, however, research is showing the difference is narrowing. This type of headache are mostly experienced in our 30's and 40's. … Continue reading Cluster Headaches
Ever heard of a cervicogenic headache before? No? Well, this is a headache which originates from the neck. It is one of the most common types of headache and although this type of headache can occur at any age, it is more common in people between the ages of 20 and 60. Problems with my … Continue reading Cervicogenic Headaches
Well, no headache today! In this post we are going to have a look at migraines. I have suffered from migraines all my adult life having gone through a period in my 20's and 30's were they were quite common and debilitating. I would wake in the early morning with a burning feeling in my … Continue reading Migraines
Believe it or not, but as I sit here in front of the computer to type this, I have to keep squeezing my left eye shut due to sharp intense pain on the left side of my head! I have suffered from headaches since I was a teenager and migraines all my adult life, so … Continue reading Tension Headaches
As we begin a New Year, it is a time when we look at making those infamous New Years Resolutions - stop smoking, lose weight, get fitter etc, but how many of us start only to fall at the first hurdle? We start we good intentions and sometimes we manage a month or two. Other … Continue reading New Year, New You?
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Join us for an 6 week Dietetic Lead programme on a Monday evening. Each week you will receive weekly weight checks, weight reduction tips, advice from portion guides to meal planning, recipes, realistic weight loss targets and goals tailored to your individual needs all given by a qualified Advanced Dietitian with over 20 years experience … Continue reading From Pumpkin to Princess (or Prince) for Christmas!
We have recently had a few people asking what exactly is No Hands Massage - is it Reiki? Well, no it's not. A No Hands Massage literally means the therapist does not use their hands, but instead use the soft surfaces of their forearms, upper arms, shoulders. This means it is both deeper and more … Continue reading So What is No Hands Massage
Reflexology is so much than just a foot massage. As well as being super relaxing, a good reflexology session is an effective way to rebalance your body and address certain medical issues naturally and gently. Reflexology isn’t an entirely new therapy, it’s an ancient holistic therapy based on a 300-year old Chinese practice. It works … Continue reading How Does Reflexology Work?
A regular massage is often considered to be a treat, rather than a necessity. Most people believe that having a massage is good for aches and pains, or can help if they’ve overdone the exercise. Not everybody realizes that massage therapy can also be a powerful painkiller that can even be used to help people … Continue reading Massage for back-pain relief