Secondary infertility

Secondary infertility Liz came to see me for reflexology struggling with secondary infertility  Her first child had taken 2 years to conceive. They had been trying for a second for over 3 years. All tests had been taken via their GP and had come back clear.   Due to an irregular menstrual cycle Liz had been…

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Balancing hormones

  Balancing hormones Balancing hormones can make a big difference to how you feel. They go out of balance very easily as a result of stress, diet and lifestyle. The endocrine system  (hormones)  is an intricate network of glands which secrete hormones  on which every bodily activity is dependent directly into the blood. Changing our…

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Reflexology aftercare advice

Reflexology aftercare advice   Reflexology aftercare advice.  After you have your reflexology treatment you may feel thoroughly relaxed. You should experience calm and a feeling of well-being, as stress and tension are relieved and your circulation is improved leaving all the systems of your body functioning fully and in their natural state. Reflexology aftercare advice…

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Stress and Hormones

  Stress and Hormones Stress can have a big effect on our hormones and period health. High stress levels can decide if your body should temporarily stop ovulating and having periods. Stress and hormones I experienced when moving to a new house. This was a stressful time and my body stopped my periods for 3…

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Get Walking

Get Walking Get walking. A a form of exercise which I really enjoy. Not only does it help you get fitter. It can help you emotionally to feel better. Perfect for fertility, pregnancy,  and helps our hormones and stress levels. What are the health benefits from walking: Improved mental/emotional wellbeing Helps our circulation Reduced risk…

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Her goal was to conceive

  Her goal was to conceive   Her goal was to conceive. Claire a 28-year-old Supervisor, came to see me for fertility reflexology treatments. She said her goal was to conceive.   She had high anxiety and stress levels due to her very busy job. With a lot of stress/tension headaches.   Her goal was…

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Trying to conceive naturally

Trying to conceive naturally   Ali, a 29-year-old Accountant came to see me for fertility reflexology.   She was desperate to start a family. They had been trying to conceive naturally for over a year.   All tests had been carried out for them both and they had come back clear. Her GP suggested she…

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The Menopause

  The Menopause The Menopause. I entered the menopause not really knowing that much about it probably like most of us. Although I had been experiencing various/changing symptoms during the peri-menopause it came as a bit of a shock. The menopause is when our hormones can rapidly decline. I was looking for something to help…

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Breathe

      Breathe When suffering with stress or anxiety it is important to look at how you are breathing. As part of the nervous system we have the sympathetic nervous system which is stimulated in the stress response and the parasympathetic system which is responsible for resting and regeneration. When in stress response, the sympathetic nervous system responds by breathing…

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Time to find balance

Time to find balance We need time to find balance. The way forward is to make small changes which are easy to stick with. So rather than changing your whole diet, you could change one meal daily. Perhaps breakfast, instead of cereal include protein eggs or nuts which will fill you up and provide you…

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Observing Feet

  Observing feet   Observing feet some reflexologists believe that the different colours, shapes and temperature on the feet are indications of the physical and emotional health of the client. When a new client (or existing client) comes for a treatment after taking a full consultation I take a look at their feet. I use the following…

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Body tension

Body tension   Body tension. Neck, shoulder, back tension can come about as a result of holding emotions inside our bodies. Some emotions can be embarrassing, painful or unpleasant as a result we can end up suppressing them as we don’t want to experience them as we don’t want family, partners, friends and the outside…

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