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Fibromyalgia

What is Fibromyalgia? Fibromyalgia is a long-term condition that causes pain and tenderness throughout the body. It can also cause fatigue, sleep disturbances, mood swings anxiety and difficulty concentrating or remembering things. The exact cause of fibromyalgia is unknown but it is believed to be related to changes in how the brain processes information from the nerves located throughout the …

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Heartburn

What is Heartburn? Heartburn also known as indigestion is where the acid from the stomach used to help digest the food you eat moves up into the oesophagus, the  tube that takes your food to your stomach. The lining of the oesophagus is not designed to cope with high acid levels and so a burning sensation can be felt in the …

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Acupuncture for Pain relief

It doesn’t really matter whether it is something that is from time to time, acute or something you live with day in and day out. Pain can range from being a tad unpleasant to something that rules your life. Finding the right method for pain relief is an obvious answer According to the National Centre for Complimentary and Integrative Health …

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Headache and migraine relief

Banging your head against a wall seems in any situation like a bad idea. However if you know anything about migraines or chronic headaches you understand the madness that can overcome you. You are willing to do almost anything for a moments respite from the pounding, nausea and a brain that only speaks in single tortured syllables. Headaches and migraine …

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Sciatica – more than a pain in the bum.

Sciatica Sciatica, it’s that ache that never seems to go away whether you sit, stand or lie down. It can range from an ache to an acute sharp jolt that stops you in your tracks. In some cases it can even affect the ability to move the leg foot or toes. Sciatica is a condition suffered by almost 3% of …

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Insomnia – Home help tips

Insomnia You open your eyes and the light of day streams in through the bedroom window. It feels like you have just closed your eyes and opened them again but 8 hours have passed and you didn’t stir. One of the most powerful and pleasurable things in life is a solid nights sleep. The contrast for many of you is …