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Less Anxiety.
Greater Vitality.

Anxiety and vitality are two opposite concepts that are interconnected because of the role that anxiety plays in depleting energy and motivation, but by focusing on increasing our vitality, we can reduce our anxiety levels and feel more energised and alive.

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How Clean Is Your Tongue?

Ayurvedic medical tradition suggests tongue cleaning as an everyday part of your daily regime because when you gently clean your tongue, you gently clean associated organs and deep tissue.

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Arthritis and Food as Medicine Tips

“Turmeric contains a phytochemical called Curcumin which has impressive anti-inflammatory and antioxidant action. It works on the same pathway as conventional NSAID’s but where they damage the gut microbiome or the liver, Turmeric supports these organs.”
Bridget Batty, Senior Clinician

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Mental Health

Finding Light in the Darkness: New Hope for Depression

Depression, a battle fought silently within, is often misunderstood by those who haven’t experienced its crushing weight. Here we share our top 10 compassionate insights on navigating the journey to healing, growth, and resilience, and an innovative new therapy to help find the light at the end of the tunnel.

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The benefits of counselling in a 5 minute chat

Sometimes finding the time and resources to attend regular counselling sessions can be a challenge. Here are 5 tried and tested 5 minute strategies you can try to get the benefits of counselling and one revolutionary new one, featuring bespoke sound therapy that just requires you to chat for 5 minutes.

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Good Stress, Bad Stress

“The Sound Files I listened to morning and night made a real difference. They seemed to really balance me and definitely have had a positive impact.”
Ms WH – Severe Work Stress

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Recurring Symptom Alternatives

The Unsung Hero Orchestrating Your Digestion: The Pyloric Sphincter

In the intricate and fascinating world of anatomy and physiology, there are numerous unsung heroes that ensure smooth and efficient function of the human body. One such hero is the pyloric sphincter — a small yet crucial valve silently orchestrating the digestive symphony within our body by ensuring that the food we consume is processed and absorbed optimally.

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Calm your tummy with deep belly breathing

Take a deep breath and send it to your “second brain” to massage the internal organs, promote the flow of blood and oxygen to the digestive tract, and reduce bloating through deep belly breathing with our short, guided audio.

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Your symptoms are signals. It pays to listen.

Naturopathic medicine is a holistic approach to healthcare that emphasises prevention and the body’s innate ability to heal itself. Naturopathic doctors view symptoms as the body’s way of communicating that there is an underlying imbalance or dysfunction that needs to be addressed.

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Chronic Condition Help

Unleashing your Healing Power: A Deep Dive into CellSonic Treatment

Are you tired of battling life limiting chronic pain and ailments that just won’t budge? Enter CellSonic, a revolutionary approach that harnesses the power of sound and light waves to unlock your body’s innate healing potential. Here we explore what CellSonic treatment is, how it works, and why it might just be the game-changer you’ve been searching for.

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How Bright is Your Gut?
It’s Your “Second Brain”  

Recent research has shown that there is more to the digestive system than just digesting food. In fact, the gut with its enteric nervous system (ENS) – a complex network of neurons, neurotransmitters, and other cells – is often referred to as the “brain in the gut” or the “second brain”

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In Distress with IBS

If you are a sufferer and in distress about IBS you need to listen to your body, and particularly what it is trying to flag up to you about your stress which is one of the leading factors that can trigger IBS symptoms.

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Quantum Medicine is the method by which we communicate with the body at the cell level. Every cell in the body has a resonant frequency and these change whenever there is a problem or illness.

Quantum Medicine explained

Quantum Medicine is the method by which we communicate with the body at the cell level. Every cell in the body has a resonant frequency and these change whenever there is a problem or illness.

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