Articles in Category : Health & Wellbeing

July 2020

Covid-19

With Dr Lamah El-Sharkawi and Reem El-Sharkawi - part of the Bay Cluster Network

This month we focus on the Coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) pandemic that has spread worldwide. The World Health Organisation defines a pandemic as ‘the worldwide spread of disease’. Much is still unknown about the virus but in this article we aim

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July 2020

The Uncertain Road Ahead

With Tim Wright - Gower Acupuncture Swansea

It’s hard to recall a more uncertain time in recent history. Many businesses are on the brink of collapse. Previously solid careers and jobs look precarious. Even going to the supermarket has become fraught with risk and anxiety. In short

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March 2020

Acupuncture for nausea & vomiting

Gower Acupuncture Swansea with Tim Wright

Nausea is thought to have developed as an evolutionary defence mechanism – expelling unwanted toxins from the body. Contrary to popular belief it’s not the stomach that rebels and sends its contents upwards, it’s the diaphragm that’s the prime mover.

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February 2020

Elbow Pain

With Tim Wright - Gower Acupuncture (Swansea)

Sometimes patients’ conditions cluster and I’ll see a lot of one condition in a short time span. Christmas was this time and I saw a lot of patients presenting with elbow pain. There are two main types of elbow pain. Tennis

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December 2019

New appointment

Sancta Maria Hospital

HMT Sancta Maria Hospital Appoints New Head of Clinical Services HMT Sancta Maria Hospital has appointed a new Head of Clinical Services to provide clinical leadership to the team and to enhance the hospital’s high standards of quality and care

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December 2019

NEW Clinic Opening

Gower Acupuncture with Tim Wright

In traditional Chinese medicine optimum health results from aligning yourself with the nature of the seasons. In winter it’s still and so lower levels of activity, introspection and more sleep are beneficial. Mirroring nature, scarcity of food forces animals to

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December 2019

Christmas cardio

With Nicky Holland

Research has shown that people put on more weight in December than any other month in the year. That makes sense, right? December is the month full of Christmas parties, catching up with family and friends, nights out, evenings in

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