Endometriosis Awareness Week

Endometriosis Awareness Week

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.

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Gluten-Free Pancake for Shrove Tuesday

Gluten-Free Pancake for Shrove Tuesday

Where did our beloved pancake come from? Well pancake day, Shrove Tuesday, was the final feast before the 40 days of fasting between Lent and Easter.  Pancakes were a great way of using up ingredients before the fast, like eggs and fat.  Apparently Anglo-saxon Christians would be called to Church to make their confessions by the peel of the “Pancake Bell”.

Here is two gluten-free pancake recipes; one suited to savoury fillings and the other to sweet.

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Helen Pinnock founder of the Wellbeing Clinic

Helen Pinnock founder of the Wellbeing Clinic

What made me found the Wellbeing Clinic?”

I’ve been asked this more than a handful of times over the years. Well, nearly a decade ago I took a deep breath and a giant leap of faith when the opportunity came up for me to buy the Wellbeing Clinic where I got to transition from therapist to business owner. And since then, my company has undergone tremendous change so that it could flourish and grow into a successful business model with a team of talented therapists and staff who are at the heart of the clinic. But that still doesn’t fully answer the question, so let me explain how complementary therapies changed my life and led me to owning this kind of business.

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Listening to Cravings

Listening to Cravings

Food cravings aren’t just reserved for pregnant women. Have you ever suddenly found yourself wanting a certain food, or flavour so much that you’d consider going out of your way to get it? I bet you’ve never given that feeling a second thought or just passed it off as ‘weird’, but food cravings are our body’s way of telling us what we need, no matter how strange that particular craving may be!

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Wellbeing Clinic craniosacral therapist recognised for his skills

Wellbeing Clinic craniosacral therapist recognised for his skills

We’re delighted that our craniosacral therapist, Philip Humphreys, has been featured in a full-length article in the Mail on Sunday. Philip, who frequently treats young babies, is well versed in handling the symptoms that often occur in newborns, including reflux. Journalist Sadie Nicholas brought seven-week-old son Albie to see Philip and was very pleased with the results.

Needless to say, since the article appeared, Philip has been busier than ever. Having worked away quietly all this time – he’s been a craniosacral therapist for twenty years – it’s great to see Philip recognized for his skills, expertise, and gentle touch.

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