Period Problems

Period Problems   Here are my tips for period problems. There are a lots that we can do to help with period problems and take care of our hormone system. Keeping stress levels down. Make sure you take some time out. Hormones go out of balance very easily particularly as a result of stress. It’s…

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Hormone Help

Helen a 32 year old General Manager came to me for Fertility reflexology. She said I need hormone help. To reduce her stress levels and feel more balanced. She was already having acupuncture at this time.   She had been through an extremely difficult time. Her first pregnancy had sadly not gone according to plan.…

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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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Feeling exhausted and overwhelmed

Feeling exhausted and overwhelmed   We all end up feeling exhausted and overwhelmed from time to time. It is a sign at these times that we need to start looking after number one. Listen to your alarm bells and pop the road humps in to help slow down as it is essential for our health…

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Listening to your body

Listening to your body Listening to your body. I remember a friend asking me what I was going to do at the weekend. My response was I will be listening to my body. She went on to say she would feel ‘guilty’ if she wasn’t doing anything!   It is very common in my practice…

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Hip Pain

Hip Pain   Sarah had been experiencing hip pain as a result of a horse riding accident. She had been speaking to a friend about her hip pain and she suggested trying reflexology.   When she arrived she felt very sad, her mood was low. The cortisone injections she had been having were no longer…

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Why I became a reflexologist

Why I became a reflexologist Thought I would share with you why I became a reflexologist. I had been commuting and working in London as a PA. BC (before children) We decided to move to Oxfordshire and had 3 young children. Life was very full on, busy and with zero time for myself. I had…

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Peri-menopausal

Peri-menopausal   Louise came to see me after being told that she was at peri-menopausal stage. Her own self-care had taken a back step due to a demanding job.   She realised that she needed to do something to help herself and made a resolution to book monthly treatments.   Louise needed some time out…

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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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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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