Articles in Category : Health & Wellbeing

June 2019

Bring me sunshine!

With The Herbal Clinic Swansea

Sunshine makes most of us feel better. Long warm sunny days of late spring and summer spent relaxing outdoors bring on the urge to uncover the barbeque and get into holiday mode. But how much time do we actually spend

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June 2019

When Philippa Lowcock (right) contacted me regarding her reflexology practice Totem Reflexology within Sketty Therapies, I immediately thought – feet. How wrong I was. Reflexology is a complementary therapy which is based on the theory that different points on the

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June 2019

Testicular Cancer

Bay Cluster Network

June 10th – 16th represents Men’s Health Week so our focus this month is on testicular cancer. It is relatively rare accounting for just 1% of all cancers that occur in men and tends to mostly affect men between the

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May 2019

Anxiety and Stress

With Tim Wright - Gower Acupuncture Swansea

“My brain went empty…” “Did I snore?” “I’m not sure if I fell asleep?” These are a few of the common comments I get from patients after an acupuncture session. Surprising for a lot of people – who envisage an

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May 2019

Crohn’s disease

With Bay Cluster Network

IN OUR SECOND ARTICLE ABOUT INFLAMMATORY BOWEL DISEASE, WE TALK ABOUT: Crohn’s disease (CD) is estimated to affect over 115,000 people nationwide but what actually is CD?  CD is a condition that causes inflammation of the digestive system. CD can

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May 2019

I’m having a ball!

Fix my Spine with Iona Collins

A couple of years ago, I was chauffered by bus from Schipol airport to a university campus in Amsterdam. As I looked out of the bus window, I noticed how the cycle paths in Amsterdam looked like a second established

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April 2019

Brace yourself…or not?

Fix my Spine with Iona Collins

The back brace controversy rages on, with healthcare professionals advising against them, while commercial industries sell them in large quantities. Why does a cheap and simple piece of elasticated material spark so much debate? Here is the issue from my

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