Fibromyalgia is a chronic condition for which there is no cure and is largely unexplained. We don’t know how or why people get fibromyalgia although there is some discussion that it may start after a period of stress or illness. It is thought that 1 person in every 25 could be suffering with Fibromyalgia in the UK, and although it predominately affects women between the ages of 30 and 60 years old, it can strike anyone at any age, regardless of gender.Read More
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There are many complementary therapies that can help with Endometriosis, the following have all been proven to help with the symptoms and the additional conditions that can often occur with it, such as IBS, Fibromyalgia, anxiety, depression and infertility. Endometriosis pain can occur all throughout a woman’s monthly cycle, and is not limited to just the pelvic area. Pain can occur in the legs, hips and back, and Endometriosis can cause bladder and bowel problems. Many women suffer with fatigue and extreme mood swings too. Because of the complexity of the disease, often a multi-faceted approach is required.Read More
Lower back pain can be acute or chronic, and can range from uncomfortable to disabling. Some people benefit from direct intervention, such as a deep tissue remedial massage, or an adjustment from a Chiropractor, or an Osteopath.Read More
Natural Alternatives to Painkillers
The BBC has reported that the use of anti-inflammatory painkillers (NSAIDS) could lead to heart disease in the elderly, and potentially cause kidney damage in younger people.
Many of us need pain relief on a daily basis, with chronic pain and long term health issues, then of course we reach for the ibuprofen if we have injured ourselves, or come down with a cold. But if the risk of heart disease, kidney damage and other side effects related to NSAIDS is so high, is there a safer alternative that is still enough to ease pain?
Yes. Here at the Wellbeing Clinic, we are always looking for alternatives, so here are our top 3 suggestions for more natural pain relief from our personal experiences, and what our clients have told us over the last 20 years.Read More
If you’ve ever experienced anxiety or a panic attack, you will be all too familiar with the horrible physical symptoms it brings. Sweating, shaking, heart palpitations, shortness of breath and the urge to vomit are just a few. Thankfully, for some people, a panic attack is a one off event, due to a real fear or a situation that warrants the body going into ‘fight or flight’ mode. But what happens if that initial panic attack turns into a regular event and brings on chronic anxiety? Too many of us are living with daily anxiety and regular panic attacks.Read More