It’s All In Your Head


November 30, 2018 0 comments Health, Pain and Injury, Stress

People with psychosomatic pain use to be told “you’re not really in pain, it’s just in your head, you are making this up”. Such a diagnosis holds a big stigma. Yet the pain is real, though not from a physical […]

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Is there a role for acupuncture prior to surgery?


July 6, 2017 0 comments Acupuncture, Pain and Injury, Stress

Many medical interventions, including surgery have unknown effectiveness. Does this statement shock you? It certainly did me when I read the British Medical Journal’s findings about interventions to treat disease which found that 56% of interventions have unknown effectiveness or […]

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Stress and Male Fertility


March 1, 2015 0 comments Fertility, Stress

Stress is misunderstood and not always bad; it is the way our body has evolved to deal with life’s challenges. Unfortunately our physiology is stuck in the days when we were running across the African savannah chasing or being chased […]

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Stress and Women’s fertility


March 1, 2015 0 comments Fertility, Stress

A bit of fat is good! Women’s reproduction has fluctuating hormones which release an egg every month at ovulation and build up the womb or uterus lining, which is shed if there is no pregnancy. There is a small amount […]

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Stress – a killer or a saviour?


March 1, 2015 0 comments Stress

Stress is misunderstood and not always bad; it is the way our body has evolved to deal with life’s challenges. Unfortunately our physiology is stuck in the days when we were running across the African savannah chasing or being chased […]

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Burnt out Brits struggle with stress


March 1, 2015 0 comments Health, News

The nation’s stress levels are on the increase and we are risking our health by turning to sugary food, takeaways and alcohol to help cope with modern life a new survey has revealed. The brand new study by the British […]

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Back to Work, Back to Stress?


September 5, 2011 0 comments Health

The summer holidays are over; its back to work and your inbox is overflowing with emails.  How do you feel?  Tension in your neck and shoulders, aware of that niggly back pain as you sit at your desk, or feel […]

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