Articles in Category : Health & Wellbeing

Winter 2018

FLU

With Bay Cluster Network

Dr Lamah El-Sharkawi is a GP in Uplands and Mumbles Surgery and her sister Reem is a GP Pharmacist. Both are part of the Bay Cluster Network Influenza (Flu) season is well and truly upon us. Flu viruses are most

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Oct 2018

Fitness Training

With Nicky Holland

Strength for day to day living In last month’s issue we discussed the importance of flexibility and mobility. This month we will look at strength. Basic strength can be defined as the ability to perform day to day tasks by

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Oct 2018

Fix my spine

With Iona Collins

BACK PAIN WHY DO WE GET SUCH HORRIBLE PAIN? MOST OF US EXPERIENCE SOME SORT OF BACKACHE NOW AND AGAIN. THE PAIN IS USUALLY A BRIEF NUISANCE, BUT FOR SOME, THE BACK PAIN CAN BE THE BANE OF THEIR LIVES,

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Oct 2018

Bay Cluster Network

With Dr Lamah El-Sharkawi and her sister Reem

It is estimated that one third of people during their lifetime will suffer from an allergic reaction. There are many different things someone could be allergic to including tree or grass pollen better known as hay fever, food allergies, in

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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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