Asthma and allergies; causes and cures

By Dr Janet Winter on August 12, 2011

Any of you with asthma (or allergies e.g. hay fever) will probably know what your triggers are, maybe dust, pollen or exercise. You may also have other family members with asthma, so you know that asthma is “in your genes”. So you may feel that you have a good idea what causes your asthma, and why you need drugs to control it. But did you know t [Read More…]

Acupuncture to Relieve Period Pain

August 11, 2011

Majority of women experience painful period. Usually, the pain is mild. But, 1 out of 10 women suffer from severe menstrual pain that often last for longer hours and sometimes all through their period. There are girls who can’t go to work or school just because of period pain or dysmenorrhoea. According to the report published in BBC Health Online re [Read More…]

10 Ways to Beat the Stress on Holidays

August 08, 2011

Sun is out. Restaurants and hotels are ready with their featured gourmet in the season. Beach resorts are sending out promo coupons. Holiday getaways have all been set to make your vacation the most wonderful and unforgettable time off. But surprising to say, not all Brits experience the same thrill and excitement on the fast-approaching holiday. According [Read More…]

Getting Away from Binge Drinking

August 03, 2011

A survey revealed that stressed adults prefer to binge drink than spend time with their partners or children. The study was reported in Daily Mail Reporter recently. Out of the 825 adults who were surveyed, it was found out that 73% of the respondents blame stress as the main reason why they drink at home (mostly at the end of each day) and the remaining 2 [Read More…]

9 Ways to get Over an Emotional Affair

August 01, 2011

Every relationship revolves in a strong emotional connection. It is a vital component of a solid and meaningful relationship. When one partner isn’t committed to keeping that connection, the bond that keeps the relationship together starts to weaken, leading to emotional instability. Emotional affair may not be an alarming condition but it can lead [Read More…]

Chronic hyperventilation; have you got it, what is it, and how do you fix it?

By Dr Janet Winter on July 28, 2011

The consequences of chronic hyperventilation or over breathing can be many; tired muscles, headaches, anxiety, poor sleep, fatigue, allergies, cold hands, breathlessness, stuffed nose, IBS…. The list goes on. One definition of hyperventilation is breathing more than your body requires, so if you are sitting, but breathing as if you were running, tha [Read More…]

‘Mum’s Stress can Reach Baby in Womb’, Experts Say

July 25, 2011

Babies whose mums were very stressed while they were pregnant are likely to be prone to stress as well. This condition is caused by the genetic changes in the baby’s brain brought by the mother’s stress. This notion was established in a study published recently in the journal of Translational Psychiatry. According to the study, a mother’s [Read More…]

A Herniated Disc

By Dr. Giuseppe Cannillo on July 21, 2011

The most common cause of acute leg pain (sciatica) with low back pain involves a herniation of a lumbar disc. Disc problems are by far, the most common cause of back ailments. Lumbar disc lesions are responsible for well over 90% of all symptoms attributable to the lower back. Low back pain is the cause of more disability than any other single affliction on [Read More…]

Is Chronic Pain Giving You The Needle?

By Mark Rice on July 19, 2011

In January 2011, the UK Pain Proposal Report drawn up by the charities Action on Pain and Arthritis Care, together with the pharmaceutical company Pfizer, found that the UK was at the bottom of a list of 15 European countries in terms of the negative impact that pain has on people’s home and working lives. Nearly half (45%) of the estimated 7.8 millio [Read More…]

The Benefits Of Hypnotherapy In Cancer Care

By Bennett Mathers on July 18, 2011

Being diagnosed with cancer can be frightening and confusing. In the past, the cancer patient typically felt little control over some of things that were happening within their own bodies and during the course of their medical treatment. People who suffered the physical side effects of chemotherapy or radiation resigned themselves to misery throughout the pr [Read More…]

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