It seems there is always another new diet trend or fad popping up everywhere you look. It’s worse when every man and his dog has an opinion to share about how each one is the best thing since sliced bread or complete and utter rubbish. From Keto to Paleo, Vegan to FODMAP, Gluten Free to Fruitarian, the list is never-ending. It is easy to see how, with so much going/ read more
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Some people are very surprised to find out that stress and anxiety manifests physically throughout the body and within the muscle tissues. When we are under stress, be it physical, mental, or just the stress of a very busy daily life, our sympathetic nervous system is switched on. The sympathetic nervous system is sometimes referred to as the ‘fight-or-flight’ response, which means our body is alert and ready to run/ read more
Simple steps you can take which support your overall health, at the same time improving your chances of conception, a healthy pregnancy, and a healthy baby. Of course, there are no guarantees, however by taking steps to reduce risks we support optimal outcomes wherever possible. As always it is always best to assess and personalise your plan with your team of health professionals. Reduce stress levels Do you consider yourself/ read more
Why not kick-start the new year with a remedial massage, where you will also receive helpful home-care tips for daily life, to keep you feeling good as the year progresses and things start speeding up again. Sophia Gerontakos would like to introduce herself to our existing HerbsontheHill clients with a special introductory offer Have a 60 minute initial massage (first time massage treatment with Sophia Gerontakos) for the price of/ read more
Patient perceptions of clinical care in complementary medicine: A systematic review of the consultation experience.
This article first published in Patient Education and Counseling by Hope Foley and Amie Steel who concluded it was evident Complementary Medicine consultations provide a patient experience of empathy, empowerment and patient-centredness…. The opportunity for patient empowerment through self-efficacy has been identified as a driving influence of complementary medicine use. This is the first review to explore the application of patient-centred care principles by Complementary medicine practitioners during clinical consultations from the/ read more