Archive for the 'Healthy Lifestyle Choices' Category

Ten tips for New Mums Suffering from Back Pain

Back pain is a common problem for 99% of new mothers. Having just gone through the challenges of pregnancy, labour and sometimes C-section, women have already been challenged, both physically and emotionally before their little one even arrives. With all the awkward car seats, the extra luggage, the carrying, twisting, lifting and feeding that has […]

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Functional Medicine Practitioner – Dr. Shandeep Momi

Your thyroid, a butterfly-shaped gland in your neck, is your chief gland for keep up your energy and supporting your metabolism. By producing a balanced level of a variety of essential hormones, the thyroid is a fundamental mechanism in your body, as every cell in your body has thyroid hormone receptors. Hypothyroidism, or low thyroid […]

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Drop The Botox! How Facial Acupuncture Can Slow Down Ageing

Can Acupuncture really replace Botox? The desire to slow down the ageing process is common to all. Interventions like Botox work well for filling in lines but leave the ageing of the body and skin unaffected. What we really want is to put the brakes on the ageing process in the whole body. Facial rejuvenation […]

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What type of posture do you have?

Are you a swayback? A sloucher? Military type? Does your bum stick out a bit too much? Are your hamstrings too tight? Pilates is one of the most effective ways of correcting posture. We always recommend you start a beginners course – see our schedule here Negative effects of poor posture The truth is – […]

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Pregnancy Acupuncture

Pregnancy Acupuncture with Clare Foley Acupuncture has become a hugely popular therapy to support pregnancy, labour and postpartum health in recent years. Every woman wants her pregnancy to go smoothly and acupuncture is a great way to regulate and optimize our natural cycles. Whether you-and-bump are aching for a good night’s sleep or you’re preparing […]

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5 Surprising Health Benefits of Qi Gong

Qi gong is a system of energetic and meditative practices that originated in Ancient China, however it’s efficiency in repairing and improving the body are still as effective today. The simple movements of Qigong help balance the flow of Qi (life force energy) so that physical, energetic and spiritual vitality can be restored and maintained. […]

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Acupuncture for Adult 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 […]

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Naturopathy

  Naturopathy at The elbowroom Naturopathy is for people who are ready to take control of their wellbeing and are willing to do the work to make changes that will benefit their health now and into the future. It’s a medicine of empowerment and of self-healing. Working with plant medicine, nutrition, sleep hygiene, lifestyle medicine, […]

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Q&A with Naturopath Siobhán Carroll

1. Tell us a little bit about yourself? My name is Siobhán. I love potatoes, like a good Irishwoman, and avocados, like a good vegan. I love plants and can often be found hugging trees. My favourite herb is Calendula, so much so that my friends from my Naturopathy school and my Herbal Medicine Internship […]

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5 Medication-Free Strategies to Help Prevent Heart Disease

Here are 5 ways you can help protect your heart. The Irish heart foundation report that it is Ireland’s no 1 killer. See here for statistics. We all know diet and exercise are primary factors for your well-but here are some motivating tips for you. 1. Don’t smoke or use tobacco Smoking or using tobacco […]

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