Cardiovascular Health Aids You Should Use if You Have Heart Issues

Heart problems can be incredibly serious and stressful, and managing them is a long-term process. But there are many treatments and solutions available to make living with heart issues easier. If you, or someone you love, is suffering from a heart condition, don’t worry. There are many cardiovascular health aids and services available that can provide relief and help improve overall heart health.

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Why Stress Is on the Rise and How Acupuncture Can Help

Stress Acupuncture

Stress – we all know what it is, and many faces it daily. A UK-wide mental health survey found that 74% of adults have felt so stressed at some time in the last year they felt overwhelmed and/or incapable of coping. London, the most populated city with over 9 million residents in the UK, can become a boiling point of anxiety and worry. And it is a place that can leave many feeling depressed and isolated. It’s no longer a simple case of everyday minor grievances but a national epidemic. So, just what is the cause behind this sharp rise? Today, we’ll talk about why stress is rising and how acupuncture for stress in London dwellers can help.

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The Role of Diet in a Good Night’s Sleep


Sleep is one of the most important aspects of health. Not getting enough sleep can lead to a host of problems like a weakened immune system, weight gain, and even memory loss. Many factors contribute to getting a good night’s rest, but one factor that is often overlooked is your diet. In fact, a study published by Frontiers found that certain foods and eating patterns are associated with either better sleep quality or worse sleep features.

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5 Non- Invasive Ways to Help With Addiction

5 ways to help with addiction

When it comes to addiction, there is a lot of shame and guilt that comes along with it. Many people feel like they are the only ones struggling, and that they have to deal with their addictions on their own. This isn’t true. There are many ways to get help for your addictions, and you don’t have to go through it alone.

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When Is The Summer Solstice And What Does It Mean?

Many people are confused by the term “summer solstice”, but actually all it means is the longest day of the year, and it occurs on either June 20th, 21st, or 22nd each year. This year it is/was (depending upon when you are reading this) June 21st when the UK has 16 hours and 38 minutes of daylight. Yes, the sun rises at 4.52am and sets at 9.26pm.

Geographically speaking, the summer solstice is the point at which the earth’s axis is at its’ maximum inclination towards the sun and is directly above the Tropic of Cancer. It is the point at which the sun’s path stops moving northward in the sky and begins to return the other way resulting in the days becoming shorter as we progress towards the winter solstice, which this year is on Monday December 21st. Then we have just 7 hours and 50 minutes of daylight.

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The Use of Acupuncture For The Treatment Of Stress And Anxiety

Recent research has suggested that anything up to 30% of the global population could be suffering from some form of anxiety. Medical professionals use the Diagnostic and Statistical Manual to diagnose and treat various psychological conditions and the latest edition of it lists 13 sub-classifications ranging from shortness of breath and varying heart rate up to full-blown panic attacks.

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Acubody Can Help To Relieve Sports Injuries with Sports Therapy

sports injury clinic in London

If you have suffered any type of sports injury in London, the specialist therapists at Acubody can help you. A sports massage is based on Swedish massage and it is quite a strong form of deep massage which has the effect of increasing blood flow and circulation, releasing tension, and breaking down adhesions, which some people know as “knots”. In addition, it helps to prevent the formation of too much scar tissue which helps to speed up recovery from soft tissue injuries which can be acquired in any sporting activity.

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The Principles Behind Chinese Medicine

When we use the word “medicine” in the UK, we think of things that we take internally such as tablets or liquids. However, Chinese medicine covers a range of different therapies as well. Certainly, there are Chinese herbs which come under the overall umbrella of Chinese medicine, but it also includes acupuncture, which as most people know involves the insertion of very fine needles into the surface of the body, shiatsu – which is a form of massage, moxibustion – which is burning of herbs close to the skin, movement and exercise, and more.

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Chinese Medicine: What Is It All About?


In the UK, we think of the word “medicine” to mean something such as pills or fluids which we take internally. However “Chinese medicine” covers much more, and includes body practices such as acupuncture, tai chi (which is a form of movement), moxibustion (burning herbs close to the skin in order to increase the flow of blood), cupping (applying a heated cup to the skin in order to create a slight suction), Chinese herbal medicines, qi gong (a practice that combines specific body movements or postures, breathing, and mental focus), and dietary therapy.

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