Seal of approval for NHS natural health care

NHS Natural Heathcare for cancer patients  > Faced with ever increasing financial constraints, the NHS has sounded the death knell on unproven homeopathic treatments.  It thus may come as a surprise that it is still investing in natural health remedies. What is believed to be the first NHS Natural Health School has opened its doors […]

If it sounds too good to be true …

New therapy cures cancer  > This statement is untrue and cruel and yet so many similar claims are being made on a daily basis. There is a saying that ‘a drowning man will clutch at a straw’ and it is unsurprising that those with the ‘Big C’ will grab hold of any lifeline however tenuous. […]

Warning – marriage is a leading cause of divorce

Nagging therapy could save your life  > Two of our Bloggers responded to our previous Posting about how anger can cause a fatal heart attack, by pointing out that marriage prevents heart disease! Some may say that is too high a price to pay, but their advice is based on research which has found that […]

Popeye therapy criticised by Mickey Mouse

‘Eating fruit & veg will cure cancer‘  >   If only the solution to one of the world’s greatest challenges was that simple and yet that is what Gerson therapists in essence will have us believe. The desperate will clutch at any straw, but the medical elite is united that this concept is wishful thinking. It […]

What is the point of solid filament needles?

Getting to the point about dry needling  >  Much to the irritation of western chiropractors and osteopaths, there is a growing fascination among athletes in alternative medicines. This month it has been the turn of dry needling for improving neuro-musculo-skeletal function (ie great as a tennis elbow cure), while others have been extolling the virtues […]

Excuses don’t get results

‘My summer body is in progress’ >  Well, let us hope so, but at least you know what makes you fat – eating more in calories than you can burn off in energy. In defiance of the over-bloated slimming industry, there are two free and easy solutions. Eat less and exercise more is top of […]

Food is both fuel & therapy

Farewell to a beige diet  >  This Christmas lunch will be very special for a Manchester mum thanks to the inspired work of a hypnotherapist. It will be the first time Amy Millington has not hidden in her room while her family gorge in the dining room. Until a few weeks ago she was so […]

Back pain is just youth leaving the body

Everything you do comes back to you  >  If your friends are a pain in the neck you could be uncomfortably nearer the truth than you imagine. That is if you suspend credibility for a moment and accept that your back pain is caused by subconscious thought-patterns and the difficulties of modern life. Welcome to […]

Awareness through movement

Learn to walk on air to happiness >  Risking our readers thinking Tonic has a foot fetish, we want to talk about your feet again. This is because a caller criticised our last Posting about foot therapy for not mentioning the Feldenkrais Method. With a mantra that ‘standing is harder than walking’, with this therapy […]

What you eat is what you are

The food you eat can either be the safest and most powerful medicine or the slowest form of poison Eating fruit & veg boosts happiness > This opinion is based on research* which found that people who change from eating almost no fruit and veg to eight portions a day are happier. Happiness was boosted […]