Articles in Category : Health & Wellbeing

September 2021

Burns

Bay cluster network with Reem El-Sharkawi

Burns and scalds can occur within seconds, but the pain and scar will often last a lot longer. Following a burn, it is important that you ensure you are in a safe environment to potentially prevent any further burns from

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September 2021

Sleep in, Beauty

Functional nutrition with Carmen Gresa-Alemany

Did you know that sleep occupies a third of our lives? Whilst we still do not understand its function, the fact that we spend so much time in this state shows its importance. When we sleep, our bodies repair and

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August 2021

Are we really human?

Functional nutrition with Carmen Gresa-Alemany - Functional Nutrition Therapist

Did you know that only 10% of the cells you have in your body are human? We carry 100 trillion microbes – known as the microbiota – in our bodies, with a total mass of almost 2kg, these are bacteria,

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August 2021

Sun damage

Bay cluster network with Reem El-Sharkawi

Dr Lamah El-Sharkawi is a GP in Uplands and Mumbles Surgery and her sister Reem El-Sharkawi is a GP Pharmacist, both are part of the Bay Cluster Network. We hope everyone has been enjoying the warmer weather safely, however excessive

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July 2021

Menopause Management

Bay Cluster Network with Reem El-Sharkawi

Dr Lamah El-Sharkawi is a GP in Uplands and Mumbles Surgery and her sister Reem El-Sharkawi is a GP Pharmacist, both are part of the Bay Cluster Network. Following on from last month’s article, this month we will talk about

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July 2021

The many sides of headache

Gower acupuncture with Tim Wright

Acupuncture has a great track record for headache treatment. NICE recommend it for treating both tension type headache and migraine. There are plenty more headache types beyond these two though… Tension Type Headache: Frequently the causes are either emotional and

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June 2021

Why you are not what you eat

Functional nutrition with Carmen Gresa-Alemany - Functional Nutrition Therapist

Many times during consultation, I have had this sentence said back to me: “You are what you eat, right?”. We all have our reasons to improve our diet; poor health, weight management, digestive issues, inflammation, diabetes, and many others plus

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June 2021

Tune in to summer

With The Herbal Clinic Swansea

We may not be guaranteed hot weather, but the long hours of daylight during the summer months can bring more energy, a brighter outlook and extra time in the day. Make use of those additional early morning and evening hours

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