Articles in Category : Health & Wellbeing

Aug 2018

Spinal Imaging

With Iona Collins

Here is an article about the common types of imaging available to us. I hope you find this interesting and useful! X Ray X Rays can look at the bones of our joints and give us information about their alignment

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Aug 2018

Getting to know your breath

With Tim Wright Gower Acupuncture, Swansea

I wonder how many people can say they know how they breathe? And even the process behind breathing. It’s a reasonably unique function in that it’s under control of the autonomic nervous system so happens automatically, but can also be

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July 2018

Interstitium & The Triple Burner

Decoding the Mystique of Chinese Medicine with Tim Wright, Gower Acupuncture-Swansea

As a clinician who practices an ancient medicine with modern sensibilities, the Triple Burner always made me cringe. Chinese medicine prioritises 12 major organs as vital for functioning of health. These organs include the heart, lungs, gall bladder, kidneys, all

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June 2018

Sun Protection

With Bay Cluster Network

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 Bay Cluster Network. This month they look at sun protection… Whether you’re planning your luxury holiday

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May 2018

Forget Me Not

Dementia Day Clubs

Forget Me Not Dementia Day Clubs is a charity that was established in March 2011. However, due to the number of legal formalities that had to be negotiated, the first club actually opened in Siloam Church Hall in March 2012.

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May 2018

Hay fever

With Bay Cluster Network

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. This month they look at hay fever. Hay fever season is looming

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May 2018

How to heal a leaky gut

With The Herbal Clinic, Swansea

The intestinal mucosa is a clever thing. It comes into contact with a vast range of substances on a daily basis, including absorbable nutrients, resident bacteria, pathogens and toxins; its job – to block the entry of unwanted particles whilst

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