Self Maintenance & Keeping Yourself Healthy

Self Maintenance & Keeping Yourself Healthy

Keeping Yourself Healthy What if I gave the teenage version of you a brand new car? The only condition of this gift being that you had to keep this car for life? Most people who chose to accept this car would cherish it. Beyond the annual MOT

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The Dangers of Pain Killers

The Dangers of Pain Killers The Danger of Opioid Based Medication Opioid medication such as codeine, co-codamol, tramadol, oxycodone and fentanyl is derived from the opium poppy. It is thought to work by creating a surge of dopamine which induces relaxation. As the effects of the medication

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Alternatives To Anti-Inflammatories for Pain

Alternatives To Anti-Inflammatories for Pain

Alternatives To Anti-Inflammatories for Pain… Asprin, ibuprofen and naproxen are 3 of the most well known NSAIDs (Non-Steroidal Anti-Inflammatory Drugs). They are commonly used for the treatment of inflammation, pain, and fever. These compounds are believed to work by inhibiting an enzyme, cycloooxygenase, which forms substances called

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Acupuncture & Carpal Tunnel

Acupuncture & Carpal Tunnel

Acupuncture For Carpal Tunnel Syndrome Carpal tunnel syndrome comprises potentially disabling sensory and/or motor symptoms in the hand. Around 1 in 10 people develop carpal tunnel syndrome at some point, and it appears to be more common in women. Women are twice as likely to suffer from

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How Does Acupuncture Work?

How Does Acupuncture Work?

How Does Acupuncture Work? The question I’m asked most frequently about acupuncture (after does it hurt? and no by the way) is how does it work? So here’s a little guide to how it works… Acupuncture Needles Create Micro Trauma & Inflammation When an acupuncture needle enters

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