Chronic hyperventilation; have you got it, what is it, and how do you fix it?

Dr Janet Winter July 28, 2011

The consequences of chronic hyperventilation or over breathing can be many; tired muscles, headaches, anxiety, poor sleep, fatigue, allergies, cold hands, breathlessness, stuffed nose, IBS…. The list goes on. One definition of hyperventilation is breathing more than your body requires, so if you are sitting, but breathing as if you were running, tha

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‘Mum’s Stress can Reach Baby in Womb’, Experts Say

July 25, 2011

Babies whose mums were very stressed while they were pregnant are likely to be prone to stress as well. This condition is caused by the genetic changes in the baby’s brain brought by the mother’s stress. This notion was established in a study published recently in the journal of Translational Psychiatry. According to the study, a mother’s

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A Herniated Disc

Dr. Giuseppe Cannillo July 21, 2011

The most common cause of acute leg pain (sciatica) with low back pain involves a herniation of a lumbar disc. Disc problems are by far, the most common cause of back ailments. Lumbar disc lesions are responsible for well over 90% of all symptoms attributable to the lower back. Low back pain is the cause of more disability than any other single affliction on

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Is Chronic Pain Giving You The Needle?

Mark Rice July 19, 2011

In January 2011, the UK Pain Proposal Report drawn up by the charities Action on Pain and Arthritis Care, together with the pharmaceutical company Pfizer, found that the UK was at the bottom of a list of 15 European countries in terms of the negative impact that pain has on people’s home and working lives. Nearly half (45%) of the estimated 7.8 millio

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The Benefits Of Hypnotherapy In Cancer Care

Bennett Mathers July 18, 2011

Being diagnosed with cancer can be frightening and confusing. In the past, the cancer patient typically felt little control over some of things that were happening within their own bodies and during the course of their medical treatment. People who suffered the physical side effects of chemotherapy or radiation resigned themselves to misery throughout the pr

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Hypnotherapy on Fear of Flying

July 15, 2011

Holiday season seems to be the most enjoying time of the year. It’s the time to relax, escape reality, and have some fun. However, while most people refuse to give up their holidays, 4 in 10 Brits who have flown find airports very stressful, CPP claimed. In addition, out of the 2,000 holidaymakers interviewed, almost 4 million are avoiding flying be

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Snore Less Naturally

Dr Janet Winter July 11, 2011

All of us start life as good breathers and healthy babies can breathe easily and quietly through their noses. The normal breathing pattern can change without us being aware of it, and people who snore usually breathe more than normal, and often through their mouths rather than their noses. This change in breathing pattern is known as “plasticity”

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Europe Faces Suicide due to Financial Crisis (How to Deal with Suicidal People and the Role of Counsellors)

July 08, 2011

A recent study conducted by a team of US and UK researchers found out the suicide rates across Europe increased between 5 to 17 percent. 10 countries in Europe were subjected in the research and suicide cases were found to be prevalent among the working people from year 2007 until 2009. Greece has the highest suicide rate and UK has of 10% to 6.75 suicides

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Acupuncture: An Alternative Way to Lose Weight

July 07, 2011

Weight loss has become a national obsession for so many years now especially in the western countries. In the United States, 72 million people are now categorised as obese. According to the latest article published in BBC health News Website ‘Snacking clue to obesity epidemic’, excessive snacking and intake of high calorie foods contributes to

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Counselling Unhappy Mums (Counselling to Fight Post Natal Depression)

July 04, 2011

“The major reason why many women do not seek help is because they don’t even know they are depressed.” A young mother from Shropshire was denied from joining an NHS support group because they said she would “bring down” other mums who were suffering the same condition that she had- post natal depression (PND). It crushed he

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