An Overview – Mind-Body Medicine
Most ancient healing practices emphasise the important links between the mind and the body, but as Western medical views took over the two became seperated and the notion that the mind had power to heal was thought to be superstition.
An Overview – Hypnotherapy
Hypnotherapy makes use of the bicameral nature of the functioning brain and the conscious / unconscious processes therein.
An Overview – Homeopothy
Homeopathy is based on the principle of 'like cures like' - in other words, a substance taken in small amounts will cure the same symptoms it causes if it was taken in large amounts.
An Overview – Health Promotion
Health promotion is, as stated in the 1986 World Health Organisation (WHO) Ottawa Charter for Health Promotion, "the process of enabling people to increase control over, and to improve, their health.
An Overview – Diabetes
Diabetes is a chronic condition marked by abnormally high levels of sugar (glucose) in the blood.
An Overview – Cardio Vascular Disease
Cardiovascular disease is also known as heart and circulatory disease, and this term covers all diseases that affect the heart and circulatory system.
An Overview – Cancer
Cancer is a condition where cells in a specific part of the body grow and reproduce uncontrollably. The cancerous cells can invade and destroy surrounding healthy tissue, including organs.
An Overview – Acupuncture
Acupuncture is an holistic approach to health based on over 2,000 years of development and refinement in the Far East of a technique of inserting and manipulating fine needles into specific points on the body to relieve pain or for therapeutic purposes.
An Overview – Asthma
Asthma is a condition that affects the airways – the small tubes that carry air in and out of the lungs.
An Overview – Chronic Fatigue Syndrome / Myalgic Encephalomyelitis
Chronic fatigue syndrome (CFS) is a long-term illness with a wide range of symptoms. The most common symptom is extreme tiredness. CFS is also known as ME, which stands for myalgic encephalomyelitis. There’s some debate over the correct term to use for the condition, but these pages will refer to it as CFS/ME. CFS/ME can affect […]