Acupuncture is one of the oldest, most commonly used medical procedures in the world originating from China more than 2000 years ago. Each specific body point (meridian) corresponds to one organ, or group of organs, that governs particular bodily functions. Acupuncture’s record of success has stimulated a number of research projects investigating
The word Reiki comes from the Japanese for ‘spirit guided’ and ‘natural force’ often referred to as ‘universal life force’. Although the therapy was revived by a Buddhist monk, anyone can deliver or receive treatment; it is not necessary to subscribe to a particular belief system. The therapy involves a practitioner&
Acupuncture has its origins in Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM). The word comes from the Latin acus "needle" and pungere,"to prick”; acupuncture uses the placement of fine, sterile, needles into points on the skin to stimulate healing. Traditional acupuncture is a holistic therapy, which seeks to release blockages of Qi (pronounced
Deciding to lose weight is a big deal, but actually losing the weight is another story. Many people decide that they want to lose weight but don’t do anything about it because they are worried that it is going to be too hard. Luckily, if you have decided that you want to lose weight there are some easy things you can do to lose weight. The best part is
So, you’re on that beach in Bali or you’re on a bonding weekend in a Brighton spa. And there are lots of massages to be had. Obviously, you have one. It’s great at the time - though the sand got in the way a bit and she did pull a bit too hard and didn’t speak any English, there wasn’t any feedback and you didn’t feel any
Gastric band surgery is very much in the media at the moment. A television programme on Channel 5 on Wednesday 16 October 2013 highlighted some extreme cases where weightloss surgery had a serious and in some cases, potentially fatal, outcome. To be fair, only one of those cases was a gastric band operation, but it is still a scenario everybody dreads.