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Is Massage dangerous?

Back in 2012 I wrote a blog post about the safety of massage following a well publicised court case against a male massage therapist in North London. In that post I wanted to highlight that this sort of thing is not common place and also what you as a member of the public should be…

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Endometriosis – a personal story

Over this past week I’ve had more discussions about endometriosis than I have done in months, all thanks to the BBC releasing the results from questioning 13,500 women highlighting the effect endometriosis has on them.  This research described how almost half of the women have had suicidal thoughts, are addicted to strong prescriptive painkillers and…

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To Chew or not to chew, that is the question.

Quite recently I’ve noticed an ever growing trend of people drinking their meals rather than eating them.  Juices, smoothies and like have really exploded into our modern city life.  Nutribullets, Vitamix and Nutrininjas are all over the place and probably some of the most talked about machines in 2016.  If you listen to people they…

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Does Breast Screening help or harm?

  Does breast screening help or harm? This seems to be one of the headlines today, on the second to last day of breast cancer awareness month.   So what is this all about then? The debate about whether an NHS Breast Screening programme is necessary and whether it helps has been hotly debated for…

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Aromatherapy – An Introduction Part 4 – Essential oil Methods of Use

Essential Oils – How to Use   In Part 4 of our Introduction to Aromatherapy we are introducing the different methods of use as there are so many ways that you can use and enjoy essential oils and aromatherapy. Below are some of the main ways to use them, taking note of the precautions mentioned…

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5 Tips for Happy Feet

5 Tips for Happy Feet Have a relaxing and aromatic foot bath once a week. Use a bucket, otherwise a large bowl will do.  To this add some warm to hot water.  Add some salts, ideally dead sea salt, if not then some rock salt or even good old table salt, you’ll need about 2…

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