Health Tips

Relax

What is relaxation? Relaxation is an acquired skill which improves every time it is practised. It is worth noting that relaxation is time given to you to concentrate on your physical and psychological wellbeing. It is NOT watching television or reading. What are the...

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Benefits Of Strength Training

Don’t be put off by Strength training, it’s not just about bodybuilding lifting weights in a Gym, it can benefit all ages. Studies have shown that Strength Training can benefit your heart, improve your balance, strengthen your bones, and help you lose weight. It also...

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How to Prevent Gardening Injuries

As a nation, we love our gardens and spend a considerable amount of time and money on them. As we rush to get those jobs in the garden done, there is a risk that gardeners may injure themselves. What everyone wants is to be fit and healthy enough to enjoy sitting in...

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Pregnancy Massage & How Can It Help Me?

Pregnancy massage is a must for mums to be. It has many benefits for mum and baby,  It can help relax, relieve aches and pains, and help through the changes that the body experiences. During pregnancy, there are many physiological changes that occur. The extra weight...

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Food Glorious Food

Everybody loves food, everybody needs food. But how much do you really know about what the food we eat is composed of and what happens once it is inside our bodies? Don't worry this isn't a rant about eating only organic, non-gm foods or avoiding sugar like the plague...

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How to Keep Healthy and Motivated this January

If you made a new year's resolution, the chances are you've already broken it. You may have told yourself already there's always next year. But don't give up so easily. Most resolutions are about trying to get healthier and you don't have to do anything drastic to get...

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Great Tips for A Healthy Winter

        Follow these important tips for a healthy happy winter! Eat A Healthy diet. Maintaining a good healthy diet full of fresh fruits and vegetables and proteins is a good way to keep your body clean and in good working order. Try eating an extra piece of fruit or...

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Why Does The Weather Affect My Condition?

  We have all heard how a change in weather can cause a change in all types of conditions including headaches, migraines, joint pain and arthritis, swelling, muscle aches, stiffness, spinal disc pain and fatigue. The exact science behind this is still being...

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Not Just A Headache – Migraine Awareness Month at HVC

Migraine Awareness Month -  #NotjustaHeadache The World Health Organisation (WHO) ranks migraine as the 6th highest cause worldwide of years lost due to disability Over 8 million people in the UK currently experience Migraines The International...

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Great Tips For Symptoms Of The Menopause

Menopause/the change is an unavoidable natural part of life that every woman must go through. Some woman are lucky enough to have very little symptoms but some ladies can find it very distressful with all the symptoms that can accompany it. This is a time in every...

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Meet Jess – Our Brilliant New Chiropractor!!

My name is Jess and I am proud to introduce myself as the newest Doctor of Chiropractic here at the wonderful Health and Vitality Centre. I am here to provide detailed comprehensive consultations for all neuromusculoskeletal (this is a fancy word for nerves, muscles...

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What to eat to reduce Inflammation

What to eat to reduce Inflammation A topic of conversation that regularly comes up in my working practice is inflammation. Inflammation is at the root of many common, long term diseases: arthritis, high blood pressure, diabetes and heart disease, to name a few. With...

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Checking future adults…today! Spinal Awareness In May

May is the month of Spinal Awareness and this year the concentration is on children, as the title suggests have your child chceked at a young age to ensure the spine is in functioning and developing well leading to healthier stronger adults. Please see below for the...

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6 Of The Best Gardening Tips For This Spring

Gardening season is upon us. This means increased physical activity for most getting the garden ready for those bbq’s or vegetable patches. Below are some simples tips to help your back. Stretching before and after gardening –  doing physical activity needs your...

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Your Posture and Mood

We can intuitively understand if someone is happy, confident and full of life or if they are feeling miserable and depressed just from their posture. Research has shown that the relationship between mood and posture is reciprocal, which means that if you are feeling...

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