Tag: Immune system

Support your immune system – beating the winter ills

When you are ill, you can start to feel tired, achy and feverish. This is a sign that your body is fighting the infection and it’s trying to make you rest. Rather than fighting the symptoms and reaching for pills, it is better to support your body naturally by resting and having plenty of fluids…

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Staying Winter well

SUPPORT YOUR IMMUNE SYSTEM PART ONE – STAYING WINTER WELLBy Claire Kimber – Nutritional Therapist I’m writing this sitting on a train to London and by the sounds of coughing and sneezing from fellow passengers, the cold and flu season is well and truly here! During the winter months, we become aware of all the…

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How poor sleep affects our health – by Claire Kimber

Stress is strongly associated with sleep disruption, as alterations in our stress response, which is regulated by the hypothalamic-pituitary-adrenal (HPA) axis, can interfere with natural sleep patterns. Although the activity of the key stress hormone cortisol is reduced when we first fall asleep, levels of cortisol and its precursors rise in the morning, and are…

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ear problems after flying or swimming?

After a busy summer involving swimming or flying off to warmer climates, we can be left with a slightly uneven inner ear pressure, leading to feelings of ‘fuzzy head’, ‘dull hearing’ or ‘heavy head’. These are not uncommon and can be easily remedied before we head into the winter months. Hopi Ear Candling, or Thermo…

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Prepare your immune system

As autumn gets it’s grip on us, many may succumb to colds and other illnesses.  There are many things you can do to help fight off winter viruses such as taking regular doses of vitamin C, taking Echinacea and turning to Reflexology to fortify the system. Prevention is always better than cure and the best…

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Boost your immune system – using aromatherapy in the home

On Monday 18th November The Terrace hosted a free talk given by three of our highly trained complementary therapists. It was so popular we thought we should share the fabulous tips the therapist offered. Today we focus on the work of Irene Cox, who offers advice on the use of aromatherapy to promote well-being. If…

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