Maternity Reflexology is a deeply relaxing treatment for the Mam-to-Be to prepare for the birth of her baby. It is a safe treatment to use during pregnancy to promote relaxation, healing and good health. During pregnancy, many hormonal changes are occurring within the body causing imbalances which can lead to a wide range of physiological symptoms emerging. Reflexology works by stimulating the reflexes on the feet to relax them.
Acupuncture is a technique that involves the insertion of fine, disposable needles into specific points within the body. Acupuncture works by stimulating specific points within the body to stimulate the nervous system to produce chemicals and reactions in the body to promote wellbeing and good health. In the body energy called ‘Qi’ runs through the body in lines called meridians.
Going through the Peri-menopause phase can be considered a crazy phase in a woman’s life. The transition from the pre-menopause to the post-menopause of a woman’s menstrual history can be a roller coaster experience. During this time a woman’s body goes through many changes as the three key sex hormones in the body – oestrogen, progesterone and testosterone begin to decline, the body stops ovulating and the period stops.
Acupuncture is a form of complementary and alternative medicine that originated in China. Its exact date of discovery is unknown but evidence suggests Acupuncture is at least 3,000 years in existence with the possibility that it can be dated back as far as the Stone Age when soldiers were injured by stone arrows and it was observed something else healed.
We all know sugar is bad for us and recent WHO (World Health Organisation) recommendations now state we should reduce our sugar consumption from 12 Teaspoons per day to 6 Teaspoons approximately 50% to maintain good health. The impact of sugar on our health is starting to rapidly emerge and the long-term effects are becoming apparent such as obesity, diabetes, fertility issues, heart attacks and strokes. Giving up sugar is now an essential goal for any health conscious person.