Neck and Shoulders

Neck and Shoulders

I sometimes imagine my spine to be like a hose pipe. When a hose pipe is in the right position and it is positioned properly on the grass the water flows smoothly and easily through it. But when a hose pipe is not lengthened out it gets a kink in it, the water gets...
Home remedies for muscle aches and joint pain

Home remedies for muscle aches and joint pain

Epsom salts: Soaking in a bath with warm water and Epsom salts or Magnesium flakes is a natural muscle relaxant and it can help to reduce swelling by drawing excess fluids out of the muscle and joint tissue. Aim for 20 minutes, three times a week Ice packs: Rubbing in...
Emotionally strong during COVID-19

Emotionally strong during COVID-19

These very helpful tips from clinical psychologist Desiree Dickerson, offer great advice and I have been using them myself over the last few weeks as my sense of resilience feels increasingly frayed too! In addition, I have added information on herbal medicines and...
COVID – treating mild cases at home

COVID – treating mild cases at home

Many people will have a mild case of coronavirus and be nursing themselves or members of their family at home. The main symptoms of COVID-19 are a high temperature and dry cough and government advice are to seek prompt medical help by ringing NHS 111 online...
Evidence to Support the Supplements for Immune Health

Evidence to Support the Supplements for Immune Health

Reduce stress Have you noticed that in stressful periods of your life, you seem to come down with every bug or virus going? This is because stress has a direct effect on immunity. When you experience a stressful event, your body responds by releasing hormones like...
How to boost the immunity

How to boost the immunity

A whole food diet, rich in organic fruits and vegetables, grains, nuts and seeds, beans and pulses, unrefined oils and oily fish, will lay the foundations for a healthy immune system. EFAs Make sure you get enough EFA(Essential Fatty Acids) from nuts, seeds, and oily...