Understanding arthritis

Thu, Dec 21, 2017

Did you know that there are more than 100 types of arthritis? Arthritic conditions range from extremely rare to run of the mill.

In Ireland the three most prevalent arthritic conditions are osteoarthritis, rheumatoid arthritis, and psoriatic arthritis.

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At Holistic Health & Stress Clinic, Dr Bhatti specialises in painful conditions and weight loss the natural way!

Fri, Dec 15, 2017

The Clinic of Complementary and Natural Medicine was established by Dr Bhatti in 1989.

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Don’t let unwanted facial hair ruin your confidence

Thu, Dec 14, 2017

Unwanted facial hair is a major concern for women of all ages and the idea of never having to wax, pluck, shave, thread, or bleach ever again is extremely enticing. This has caused many women to seek laser hair removal in the hope of saying goodbye to their unwanted hair.

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Prepping the skin for the festive season

Thu, Dec 14, 2017

Dr. Hauschka skincare products are designed to bring harmony, balance and rhythm to the skin which is exactly what is needed before the festive social season. Dr. Hauschka’s award-winning skincare range is formulated from 100 per cent natural and certified organic ingredients and free from synthetic fragrance, mineral oils, parabens, and silicones.

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Treat sinus problems with traditional Chinese medicine

Thu, Dec 14, 2017

Sinusitis or sinus infection is inflammation of the air cavities within the passages of the nasal cavity. Tiny holes that connect your nasal passages to your sinuses get blocked. It can be caused by a number of factors including colds and flu viruses, infection, polyps, allergies, and irritants. If your sinuses cannot drain properly it causes inflammation and swelling around the nasal area. This can directly affect your breathing, cause pain, irritation, and headaches and affect your day to day living.

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Choosing a bed that is right for you

Thu, Dec 14, 2017

Many of us will suffer a bout of back pain at some point, and if you are one of the unlucky ones, you will find that the state of your bed will quickly become a priority. A good bed, providing correct support and comfort, has an important role to play in relieving and preventing back pain. Here are a few tips from Better Bedding on choosing the correct bed

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Christmas entertaining

Thu, Dec 14, 2017

During the festive season supermarket shelves are stacked with tins of biscuits and jumbo-sized chocolate boxes. These biscuits and chocolates are also stacked — with calories, fat, and sugar. While they provide us with a quick and easy option to bring to a friend’s house or when we visit our relatives, we all know that boxes of sweet goods can quickly build up and encourage binging.

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Study shows the air in your home may be putting your health at risk

Thu, Dec 07, 2017

A new study by the Asthma Society of Ireland, sponsored by Envirion and NuWave Sensors, shows that improving indoor air quality may help people with asthma manage their symptoms. The research suggests air quality monitoring and air cleaning could be a vital part of ongoing asthma management.

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Overcome emotional eating

Thu, Dec 07, 2017

Turning to food for comfort — either consciously or unconsciously — when stressed, anxious, bored, or upset is a long-standing habit that goes back to our very beginnings. Because what were we given when we cried as babies? Milk, from either a bottle or breast.

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Fight back against wear and tear

Thu, Dec 07, 2017

Has your doctor noted that you have “wear and tear”? What now? Should you be concerned? How bad is it?

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Dr Bhatti’s natural pain relief programme for gut health and microbiome restoration

Thu, Dec 07, 2017

Dr Bhatti has launched a new clinic in natural pain relief that is an ideal treatment for people suffering from painful conditions or stress related disorders.

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Up to 60 operations cancelled weekly at Merlin Park Hospital in wake of leaks

Thu, Dec 07, 2017

Up to 60 elective orthopaedic operations are being cancelled each week at Merlin Park Hospital following the detection of a significant leak last month in a flat roof housing the hospital's two orthopaedic theatres.

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Sleep advice for shift workers

Thu, Nov 30, 2017

If you work shifts, aim to have at least four hours sleep at the same time every night/morning (eg, 3am to 7am). This will help to keep your sleep clock regular. Use the weekend or days off to get in some extra “recovery” sleep. Make sure the sleeping environment is as conducive to rest as possible.

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Workers not ‘comfortable’ taking sick leave for mental health issues

Thu, Nov 30, 2017

Some 60 per cent of Irish workers are "not comfortable" taking sick leave if or when they experience mental health challenges.

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Cosmetic acupuncture

Thu, Nov 30, 2017

Cosmetic acupuncture, sometimes called facial rejuvenation acupuncture, is the newest weapon in the anti-ageing war. Many celebrities, including Hollywood stars, have tried this treatment and loved it. Some clinical reports have shown positive results. It is a non-invasive, non-surgical, method of reducing fine lines around the eyes, lips, and nose. It can also help to reduce bags from under the eyes and firm chin lines. In most cases cosmetic acupuncture can clear or reduce age spots, lift droopy eyelids, tighten pores, and brighten eyes. Because cosmetic acupuncture can also increase blood circulation and drain away toxins, patients feel younger as well as having a healthy glow and vibrant complexion.

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Eating mindlessly

Thu, Nov 30, 2017

When in the grip of an emotional ‘binge’, it seems to all happens so fast. We are almost not present, as the ‘treat’ food gets hoovered up within minutes. In fact, a tell-tale sign of emotional eating is that it is often carried out standing up at the kitchen counter. Or it may take the form of secret eating, if we do not want loved ones to comment. It is often carried out at speed, with the feeling that it is almost out of control. This is ‘mindless eating’ at its worst.

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Amy Huberman visits Galway to showcase her Bourbon Footwear collection at GOSH! Shoes

Wed, Nov 29, 2017

Amy Huberman is a busy mum of two, author, actress, entrepreneur and wife of retired rugby player Brian O’Driscoll.

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Three tips to de-stress this Christmas

Fri, Nov 24, 2017

The Christmas rush is starting to build. The Chirstmas lights have been switched on, the Christmas market is in full swing, and shops are teasing you with their Christmas stocks; it may be the most wonderful time of the year but, by God, it can be stressful.

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Eating mindlessly

Thu, Nov 23, 2017

When in the grip of an emotional ‘binge’, it seems to all happens so fast.

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Book launch of Dheai Ilsaaid

Thu, Nov 23, 2017

Dheai Ilsaaid is a general Oriental practitioner, who has trained in both Eastern and Western practices, studying the human from every aspect; emotionally, physically, structurally, and functionally.

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