Why do so many people experience back pain?
Back pain is very common and research suggests that almost half of the adult population in the UK (49%) report back pain lasting for at least 24 hours at some point during the year.
It is estimated that four out of every five adults (80%) will experience back pain at some stage of their life.
Meditation is a very effective remedy for stress relief. When we feel stressed or anxious, our brainwave pattern changes, our heart rate and blood pressure rise, our breath is more shallow and our muscles tense up. Our body goes into 'fight or flight' and pumps adrenalin and other hormones into our bloodstream.
If you, like most of us have ever experienced symptoms that were uncomfortable, painful, worrying or embarrassing, you would probably like to know why!
According to the comprehensive Health Survey for England half of women and 43% of men in England are now regularly taking prescription drugs, the cost to the NHS is in excess of £15 billion a year.
The number of prescribed items in the community is accelerating faster than the population and yet we still have no definitive answer as to why we need them in the first place. According the ‘The Merck Manual’ (the definitive medical dictionary) over 95% of diseases have an unknown cause.
At this time of year, the buzzword seems to be ‘detox’, but did you know that the body detox’s itself all of the time? So rather than jumping on the bandwagon and paying a lot for the latest detox supplement or health programme, I thought I share some tips to help you stay healthy and support your body to detox all year round. After all detoxing is just removing waste and toxins from the body. There are five major organs involved in the elimination of waste from the body; the lungs, the skin, the colon, the kidneys and the liver.
Write something about yourself. No need to be fancy, just an overview.