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Best way to treat acne naturally

Best way to treat acne naturally

While your skin might behave erratically, it is entirely possible to keep acne in check with these easy-to-do face packs Cinnamon and honey All you need is one teaspoon of each to keep your face off acne...

Be nice to your nose. Breathe well with Buteyko

Be nice to your nose. Breathe well with Buteyko

With the cold and damp weather setting in, this can be the time of year when those with breathing-related symptoms notice they worsen: a persistent and annoying cough, a wheeze on the lungs or a feeling of congestion in the nose...

How difficult is it to become a hairstylist ?

How difficult is it to become a hairstylist ?

I have been asked this question many times in my career, 'How difficult is it to become an hairstylist?' I always smile because in the past in Italy (not many decades ago!) this fascinating 'combination of arts' was seen by parents as a lazy alternative for those who didn’t want to attend school...

Top 10 Tips for new Parents to look after their backs

Top 10 Tips for new Parents to look after their backs

When picking up your baby or child, get as close to them as possible (drop the sides of the cot down where possible), bend your knees, keep your back straight, tighten your stomach muscles, avoid twisting and then use your thigh muscles to stand up...

Osteoarthritis

Osteoarthritis

Osteoarthritis is a medical term used to describe the changes that take place in the joints of the body where the cartilage or protective lubricating services wear down...

Ouch, my back!

Ouch, my back!

  Ouch, my back!   As an Osteopath, I am used to hearing about all manner of ailments...

Get radiant skin, healthy hair this summer

Get radiant skin, healthy hair this summer

In scorching heat, skin and hair care is of prime importance...

Back to healthy back

Back to healthy back

Most of us have experienced the ordeal. It can be annoying, limiting and debilitating...

Acupuncture & Menopause

Acupuncture & Menopause

The menopause is a natural physiological event and marks a time of transition from one stage of life to another...

A beauty workout for your face …

A beauty workout for your face …

If you want to tone your body, you’ll probably head for the gym, but have you ever thought of subjecting your facial muscles to a similar routine? There are a surprising number of them: in your, forehead, eye area, nose, lower cheek, lip area and chin...

Acupuncture for pregnancy

Acupuncture for pregnancy

Even though pregnancy is a normal physiological condition, women can find their daily lives hampered by a range of symptoms including nausea & vomiting, back and pelvic pain, heartburn and anxiety...

Birth, Fear and Trauma

Birth, Fear and Trauma

A common problem but there is a way out The Positive Birthing team is a new pioneering team of professionals, who understand what it’s like to be paralysed by birth fear and trauma...

Care and support for pregnancy and birth

Care and support for pregnancy and birth

Pregnancy and birth should be one of the most empowering and important times in your life, especially with your first baby as you are beginning your journey into parenthood...

Birth, Pregnancy and Health – The Cranial Osteopathy Approach

Birth, Pregnancy and Health – The Cranial Osteopathy Approach

Cranial Osteopathy is very much concerned about the balance of the body and this means attention to the spine, certainly, but also extends from the head to the pelvis, limbs and includes the internal organs...

Berry Booster Smoothie

Berry Booster Smoothie

Try this delicious summer smoothie recipe and treat yourself to some bee pollen...

Why does your colour fade?

Why does your colour fade?

The simple answer is heat – but let’s face it, living in grey old Britain most of us are going to soak up every bit of sun that we can, if only for the sake of our sanity...

How to give yourself a Spring Detox

How to give yourself a Spring Detox

If you ever wondered how to give yourself a natural Detox without any crazy tactics or expensive overhauls, check out our experts advice. Simple steps to give your body a new lease of life by Lloyd Gee our Resident Naturopathy at Shine, Stoke Newington Health Clinic.

Getting to know the Lymphatic System

Getting to know the Lymphatic System

As I completed the treatment on my client’s face, there was a palpable silence as relaxation, rest and peace permeated the room...

JOYS OF SPRING … OR NOT … Japanese Acupuncture for Hayfever sufferers

JOYS OF SPRING … OR NOT … Japanese Acupuncture for Hayfever sufferers

It's that time of year again...buds are finally shyly starting to come out and there's a freshness & brightness in the air...

Homeopathy and allergies

Homeopathy and allergies

Homeopathy sees allergies as resulting from an internal imbalance, especially of the immune system...

Sensitive or Sensitised?

Sensitive or Sensitised?

Millions of people perceive their skin as sensitive whereas in reality there is sensitive skin (a genetic trait) and there is sensitised skin, which is caused by stress, pollution and chemicals...