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5 Tips for Dealing with Lower Back Pain

There are many reasons for lower back pain and often it’ll be caused by a mixture of factors. One of the common reasons is muscular weakness. The more we sit, the weaker our muscles get, particularly if we always sit in the same position, which can cause tightness or excessive looseness in one particular place. 

Lower back pain is experienced by 60-70% of adults in the industrialised world but that doesn’t mean you have to put up with it. In fact, back pain caused by sitting is within your control.   

Is Acupuncture a Useful Treatment for People Suffering Menopausal Symptoms? 

Common symptoms of the menopause include hot flushes, sleep disturbances, fatigue, joint pain and cognitive changes amongst others. Hot flushes are one of the most widely reported symptoms and a considerable number of women find their quality of life negatively affected.  

While hormone replacement therapy can offer effective treatment for menopausal symptoms, it has significant side effects and potential long-term health issues that make it an unsuitable choice for many women. In contrast, acupuncture is generally viewed as a safe therapy with no negative side effects. It’s also usually affordable and widely available. 

How to Store Moxa and Chinese Medicinal Herbs and Why it’s Important

Moxa and herbs are an intrinsic part of Traditional Chinese Medicine and ayurvedic health systems but improper storage can reduce their efficacy and be a burden on your wallet. These products are carefully prepared and dried but often don’t come with particularly good storage guidance.  

We’re going to take a quick look at how to store these herbs properly so you can make the most of them. 

Resistance Bands – the One-Stop Shop for Home Fitness

Another year, another lockdown. Whilst none of us want to live under the conditions the pandemic has placed us under, there’s no avoiding the fact that the situation won’t be going away imminently. For the millions of people who are spending months at home, this presents a major problem for physical health.  

Resistance bands are simple to use, affordable for everyone and come with a host of benefits. Read on to find out more.

Why it’s Important to Reflect on 2020 and Plan for 2021 

2020 has been a strange and difficult year but we shouldn’t pretend it didn’t happen. By reflecting on it and planning for 2021, we can work out what we learnt and how we managed our businesses and personal lives through the crisis. By answering our suggested questions, you can also start planning for 2021 without tempting fate.

The Best Health Podcasts for Clinical Professionals and their Clients 

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  Podcasts have become the resource for research and entertainment that we never knew we needed. With relatively cheap start-up costs and little at stake, many professionals have turned to podcasting to get their messages across, take the listening along on their learning journey and bring priceless research to our ears.   Whilst books and were […]