Women and the Menopause


The menopause is part of  a natural process, however it can be a very unsettling time for many women both physically and emotionally. What happens?– As you approach the menopause, your ovaries become less active, producing less oestrogen and progesterone.  This means that your periods will become disruptive, usually resulting in … Continue reading

Stress Management, Obesity and Hypertension and How They All Relate


Watch a video by Adam Shaw about: Stress Management, Obesity and Hypertension and How They All Relate. In 19 years as a health and well-being professional there has been one common link in all illness. In this video I explain… – the link between stress, hypertension and obesity – how stress … Continue reading

Eat Well – Therapeutic Foods


Currently in the UK, the Food Standards Agency, the Government and NHS guidelines indicate the healthiest way to eat to avoid obesity is to use the “eat well plate” This is essentially a simple way to ensure that you eat the “right” amount from each food group. It recommends plenty … Continue reading

Causes of the Obesity Pandemic


In spite of all the modern advances in science and pharmaceutical health in the developed countries, we still face one major health concern which affects our cardiovascular health and wellbeing – obesity. Although there are a multitude of causes, the result is the same for all, almost all obese people have … Continue reading

Exercises to Deal with Back Pain


The Rossiter System Workouts explained:  fast, safely and effective therapy for back pain This revolutionary stretching technique was developed by and named after the American, Richard Rossiter, a couple of decades ago and only came to England about 3-4 years ago. It is a fast, safe and effective method to … Continue reading

How to Lose Weight Without Going on a Diet or to a Gym


The idea of being able to lose weight without going on a diet or to a gym may appear like an elaborate claim. However, having been overweight myself during my former years, navigating myself out of it and witnessing the struggles of hundreds of people with weight issues, I have … Continue reading

Fitness First – Energy Drinks


We recently reported on great ways to prepare healthy food easily. The readers of our fitness column asked us to complement the dietary suggestions we give with energy drinks, as they are a fantastic way to boost energy, feel healthy, live healthily and get full control over your life. There … Continue reading

Coping with IBS – Visceral Osteopathy

chronic fatigue

This week, City Connect has interviewed Dr. Sebastian Müller (Ph.D.) about Irritable Bowel Syndrome and Chronic Fatigue – something that plagues many people in our society these days in one form or another. He has been collating information from the literature and from health experts and has interesting suggestions, which … Continue reading

Green Tea Versus Coffee


This week, Dr. Sebastian Müller (Ph.D.) compares the two popular hot beverages Coffee and Green Tea, and discusses their benefits and pitfalls. Antioxidants A scientific term, that is now frequently discussed in popular literature, is the term of antioxidants. Many articles have mentioned that antioxidants can be found in berries, beverages and … Continue reading