Homeopathic Out-Reach For Cambridge Homeless

WinterComfort is a Cambridge-based charity providing support for the homeless and rough sleepers. A 1-year homeopathic project started in 2009 saw about 50 service users taking advantage of this service. The project was run by Thierry Clerc, a local clinical homeopath. The majority of consultations focused on acute and physical ailments, … Continue reading

Holistic Treatment of Haemorrhoids

What are haemorrhoids? Haemorrhoids, also known as “piles” are the result of swelling and protrusion of a group of veins, called the “venous plexus”, which are located in and around the rectum. In summary, these are simply varicose (swollen) veins, located internally or externally to the anus. They can be … Continue reading

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

Sleep Sharpens Your Memory

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A good night’s sleep is important for many reasons and researches have found another good reason why it is so important to rest calmly during the night. Your memory sharpens during sleep, when your brain puts all the information you acquired during the day in order. This phenomenon has been … Continue reading

On the Way to a Healthier Heart

Adam Shaw talks presents the Healthy Heart Academy. Get in touch directly if you have any heart-related issues or need some advice for your friends. Welcome to The Healthy Heart Academy – Your Healthier Heart Resource According to the World Health Organisation heart disease kills at least one person every … Continue reading

Bipolar Disorder Hits the Headlines

Catherine Zeta-Jones is the latest celebrity to hit the headlines as a sufferer of Bipolar Disorder. Earlier this month, her publicist announced that the Oscar winning actress made the decision to check in to a mental health facility for a brief stay to treat Ms Zeta-Jones’ Bipolar II Disorder after … Continue reading

Healthy Exercising

Recently we reported on ways to improve your diet and many of our readers have asked us to write some reviews about exercising. This week, our health correspondent Dr. Sebastian Müller (Ph.D.) is reporting on healthy ways to exercise, drawing from his own experience as a high performance rower over … Continue reading

Have You Eaten Your Fruit Today?

Fruit are one of the best sources of vitamins, natural sugars and other components that are beneficiary to human health. Many berries have been claimed to contain valuable antioxidants that prevent oxidative damage to cells and can thus potentially help prevent cancer. Vitamins also help prevent other diseases and an … Continue reading

Dealing with Difficult People is Difficult …

Or should it perhaps be “dealing with people is difficult”? As Neil Donald said in his Conversations With God, relationships are the biggest challenge that life presents us with. It takes time and effort to keep a healthy relationship and sometimes even the best efforts are not enough. Dealing with … 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

ACL Reconstructive Surgery – Knee Destructive?

Damage of the anterior cruciate ligament in the knee is one of the most common serious injuries in young athletes and, reflecting individual activity, is habitually treated surgically.  ACL reconstruction, the gold standard, requires the harvesting of a hamstring or patella tendon graft, which is used as scaffold for new … Continue reading

Fat Loss Myths – or How to Get a Flat Stomach

Getting a six pack can be a hard task and many people have tried to get a flat stomach doing lots of abdominal exercises. There are countless exercises for this muscle group and fitness models present their perfectly sculptured and flat stomach in almost every exercise video. But why do so … Continue reading

Birth Control – a Guy’s Matter?

Some people might argue that certain things should not be interfered with and others may say that it is irresponsible not to control it. In our modern society, raising children has become increasingly difficult and is an increasingly huge responsibility, possibly more than ever before. Things have changed in the … Continue reading

The Radiance Technique® Training at Salus Wellness

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Salus Wellness, Cambridge is the only clinic locally to teach the profound, effective healing technique: The Radiance Technique®.   Originally called reiki but renamed The Radiance Technique® it is the pure, complete, system of authentic reiki with seven degrees and twelve attunement processes.  It also has separate and specific teaching attunements. The essence of us all … Continue reading

Time – Your Most Valuable Asset

Money can come and go but your time is truly priceless. How much quality time does your average day contain? You may well ask “What do you mean, quality time?” And this is a perfectly reasonable question. Quality time is different for everyone. For me, quality time is time spent … Continue reading

Functional Training

Functional training involves exercises which mainly focus on the strengthening of abdominal muscles and back muscles. As core strength increases so does balance and efficiency which reduces injuries. Functional training involves primal movement patterns and multi-planar ranges of motion. These are movements that children do naturally. This improves coordination by re-training the … 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