Articles in Category : Health & Wellbeing

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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May 2018

Spring into Spring

With Tim Wright - Gower Acupuncture (Swansea)

Summer is on its way. If you’ve been hibernating through winter you may now be waking up and joining tribes looking to get fit and healthy again. Running, swimming, fitness classes, tough mudders …all great ways of getting fit… and

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March 2018

Fix my Spine

With Iona Collins

Underactive bladder function in association with sciatica? You may have symptoms of Cauda Equina Syndrome… “Cauda What?” I hear you ask. The Cauda Equina (horse’s tail in Latin, which is of no significance to us) describes the nerves in the

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March 2018

Gower Acupuncture Swansea

With Tim Wright

Understanding Modern Acupuncture If you search for an explanation of acupuncture online you’ll typically be presented with a variation of the following explanation: “Acupuncture is an ancient healing art practised for over 2,500 years. It works by stimulating a mystical

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February 2018

Fix my spine

With Iona Collins -MBBS, BMedSci(Hons), MRCS, FRC(Orth), Consultant Spinal Surgeon and founder of the website: www.fixmyspine.co.uk

Scoliosis Skoliosis is a Greek word, meaning “bent” or “crooked”, with the word changed in English to describe torsional spinal deformities called scoliosis. Everybody is slightly asymmetrical. Our feet are slightly different sizes, one arm is slightly longer than the

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