The 8 types of tea you should be drinking

The 8 types of tea you should be drinking

Black tea, which is the tea us Brits drink for every occasion, is one of few teas which are fermented, and thus is full of health boosting benefits. Black tea is full of antioxidants, which help to encourage a strong immune system, improve cardiovascular health and fight inflammation. Black tea also contains tannin, which is great for the digestive system and can help fight viruses. Tannin is brilliant for eye care; if you have sore or puffy eyes put a cooled damp black tea bag on and rest for 15 minutes. I also keep my used teabags to clean my pets eyes every day!

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Recently diagnosed with fibromyalgia

Recently diagnosed with fibromyalgia

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.

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5 ways to improve your sleep

5 ways to improve your sleep

Sleep. We all know that it’s important, but how many of us are getting enough? Not many, if recent news reports are anything to go by.

There’s been various reports on our lack of sleep in the press recently. The BBC interviewed Shirley Cramer, chief executive of The Royal Society for Public Health, who warned that many of us are regularly getting too little sleep. 

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Guest Blog: Did you know that reiki can help animals

Guest Blog: Did you know that reiki can help animals

For as long as I can remember I have always wanted to work with animals and make them better.

Like many, life gets in the way and it becomes harder and harder to follow our true calling. Just over 5 years ago my life changed and I had the opportunity to pursue my dreams, which all began with an animal reiki course in Norfolk. 

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Back Pain - How to support yourself

Back Pain - How to support yourself

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. 

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