IT’S SLEEP SUNDAY – LET’S TALK ABOUT TIREDNESS & HOW TO OVERCOME IT…

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Your energy and tiredness can actually be lifted in different ways. If your struggling just to put one foot in front of the other then you could try some tricks of the trade to help pick you up.

Studies have proved that an early morning workout boosts your metabolism more than at any other time. First thing for me is by far the worst time as I am always as stiff as a board but once I’ve had my medication, a hot shower and got moving I soon feel more comfortable but I might start going for my morning walk before breakfast to try this metabolism lift.

They also say that if you drop a jasmine essential oil on your wrist after showering it will increase brain waves and instantly make you more alert.

Wearing bright colours they say will give you an instant energy boost.

And, apparently when you…

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SUPPORTIVE RESOURCES FOR MANAGING CHRONIC PAIN…

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If you’ve recently been diagnosed with a health condition that causes chronic pain, you might be wondering where to turn for health and advice. After all, managing chronic pain can be quite challenging, and it can be tough to find practical solutions. The following resources are packed with information on understanding your diagnosis, getting relief from your symptoms, and learning to relax on rough days.

Accepting your diagnosis…

You finally have a diagnosis – but now, you’re confused about what to do next. These resources can guide you along the way.● It’s normal to feel shocked. Give yourself time to grieve and process your new diagnosis.● If your diagnosis has made you feel isolated, check out Back Pain Blog UK to read accounts from other chronic pain patients.● Consult expert tips to turn your home into a comfortable wellness haven.

Safe Symptom Management…

Your symptoms can range from mild…

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WORLD REFLEXOLOGY WEEK 21st – 27th SEPTEMBER, 2020…

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World Reflexology Week takes place every year in the last full week in September.  It is about promoting reflexology and raising awareness of reflexology to the public on a global level.

The FHT say relieving stress and tension is just what we all need right now, so we want to help members spread the word about how reflexology can support health and wellbeing. The FHT wrote “To say that this year has been challenging is of course an understatement. Unable to carry out face to face treatments we have all had to utilise our skills in other ways, writes Amanda Vickers, MFHT. 

‘I work within a team of complementary therapists at the NHS Mustard Tree Macmillan Cancer Support Centre. Ensuring cancer patients and their families could continue to receive support throughout the pandemic, I adapted my sessions to be carried out over the phone or virtually. These sessions supported them…

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8 INTERESTING FACTS ABOUT BACK PAIN…

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Here are eight really interesting facts about back pain.

1.Up to 7% of people with acute back pain will develop chronic back pain. These chronic patients have considerable discomfort and account for approximately 80% of the social and health care costs.

2. Severe intermittent back pain that goes down to your groin, could indicate that you have kidney stones.

3. Eighty to 90% of back pain resolves itself within a month to six weeks all on its own.

4. Back pain accounts for almost one fourth of all occupational injuries and illnesses.

5. A survey of back patients revealed that 75% of those who were told they needed surgery recovered successfully without it.

6. Most cases of back pain are mechanical or non-organic—meaning they are NOT caused by serious conditions, such as inflammatory arthritis, infection, fracture or cancer. But rather poor posture and poor use of the body.

7. The…

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