Article Category - "Healthy Lifestyle Choices"

Can Acupuncture Relieve Headaches?

Can Acupuncture Relieve Headaches?

Did you know that there are two classifications of headaches? Primary headaches and secondary headaches.

Primary headaches include tension headaches, migraines and cluster headaches.

Secondary headaches are caused by other conditions like allergies, sinus infections, dental disorders and in cases of hangovers – alcohol poisoning.

Research has shown that acupuncture is at least as effective as preventative drug therapy in the treatment of migraines. It can be used as a preventative as well as for acute attacks.… Read more

Posted on April 25, 2017

Craniosacral Therapy for Anxiety and Stress

Craniosacral Therapy for Anxiety and Stress

Craniosacral Therapy is a gentle way of working with your body, using a light therapeutic touch to encourage the release of symptoms caused by physical, psychological and emotional stress.

This is a therapy which enhances the body’s own healing abilities. It involves gentle manipulations as the therapist both tests for restrictions and “listens” to the quality of the craniosacral rhythm.

In our modern life, with its high energy and fast pace, it’s difficult to find the time for ourselves and to slow down.… Read more

Posted on April 18, 2017

Acupuncture for Acne

Acupuncture for Acne

Acne, unfortunately, doesn’t just affect teenagers. Adult Acne can appear when you are in your 20’s, 30’s or even 40’s.

Because the causes of acne can be affected not only by hormonal changes in the body but also by your stress levels, your diet and lifestyle choices. So while you may have escaped with the occasional spot as a teenager, adult acne can be problematic popping up when you least need it.… Read more

Posted on April 5, 2017

5 Tips to Help Reduce Oedema

5 Tips to Help Reduce Oedema

“The Swelling in my legs meant that I felt uncomfortable walking long distances.  Walking around the shops had become hard. I was beginning to have cramp like pains in my legs which meant that I had to be able to sit down when this happened, so this began to limit my time outside the house” T Byrne

Oedema – A condition characterised by an excess of watery fluid collecting in the cavities or tissues of the body.… Read more

Posted on March 21, 2017

Fertility Counselling

Fertility Counselling

Fertility Counselling is for anybody contemplating or undergoing any aspect of fertility treatment. It is open to both men and women.

Counselling for individuals and couples can offer help in coping with the unique stresses of fertility treatment and the uncertainty of outcomes.

How can Counselling Help?

Attending Counselling can provide much needed support in dealing with family and friends, can help reduce feelings of isolation and can provide a supportive space as a person is undergoing or contemplating fertility treatment.… Read more

Posted on March 14, 2017

Numbness and Nerve Pain

Numbness and Nerve Pain

Do you suffer from pins and needles in your arms or legs?  After having an operation did you experience coldness around the operation site or numbness?

Often, in the carrying out of routine procedures, the patient is left having numb, cold or pins and needles around the operation site or along the nerve pathways feeding the area.  This can be quite disconcerting as the hope was that the operation would remedy the problem, not leave the patient with more issues.Read more

Posted on March 9, 2017