Category Archives: Health and Wellbeing

Beard Oil Recipes

If you walk down any metropolitan high street you will no doubt notice an increasing number of twenty-something men with longer than usual beards and facial hair. This increasingly common trend is sweeping towns and cities across the country. The … Continue reading

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Stand Up Straight – 5 Myths about Posture

There are people in the world whose main job is to help us sit up correctly, stand in harmony with our bodies, run, walk, play instruments and all forms of movement exactly how nature intended. These amazing people are Alexander … Continue reading

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Deep Tissue Massage – Why don’t we list it in our clinic massage therapies.

We are sometimes asked for a  deep-tissue massage in our clinic and have to explain why it is not one of the therapies we think need to be listed on our price list. What people don’t know is that for £30 … Continue reading

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Therapeutic Massage – the one massage to rule them all

When looking at  a choice of massage therapies offered by some spa’s and clinic’s I often despair that massage will one day stop being a skilled practice by professionals and become a service offered in MacDonalds. “So its a Bigmac … Continue reading

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Remedial, Sports, Deep Tissue, Swedish, Advanced, Medical – Why are there dozens of names for a massage treatment using oil?

Massage treatment continues to grow as a popular therapy to maintain the health of bodies, to treat injuries or to mange excessive stress and tension. However there has also been an increase in the different titles for massage treatments and … Continue reading

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A Good Night’s Sleep

The science of sleep is often mentioned in the media, with willing victims having their sleep observed or deprived in dedicated sleep clinics. The difficulty for researchers is that sleep is controlled by the brain, and scientists are still trying … Continue reading

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Cleanse and Revitalise

Cleanse & Revitalise Finally it feels like winter has left! After a long, dark winter in which we’ve been eating heavier meals to keep warm, and generally doing less exercise than is perhaps good for us, it’s no surprise that … Continue reading

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Top tips to bust stress…naturally

When stress and stressful things appear to be all around us, what can we do to beat feeling frazzled – naturally? Continue reading

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Tinnitus: Scotland’s problem buzz

Many of us will have experienced a temporary buzzing or ringing in the years after a night out at a noisy nightclub or concert, particularly if you’ve found yourself close to the speakers.  For generations of teenagers, battle-hardened metallers and … Continue reading

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Stopping Smoking with Herbal Help

This month (March 2011) we are have a special offer of 20% off any heal products to hep stopping smoking. We have a useful leaflet on stopping smoking that offers some guidance but here are some simple herbal helpers :- … Continue reading

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