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Healthful in January, as easy as 1-2-3

posted on 17th January 2016 by Stefan Chmelik

During January I am not drinking alcohol or eating meat, which is no small thing for someone who is half Polish and half Scottish! Doing this allows me to focus on the quality of what I am eating and be mindful of the affects on mind and body, inspiring the 1-2-3 process for the start of this special Crimson Monkey Year.   […]

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Professor David Peters on Fibromyalgia

posted on 6th July 2014 by Professor David Peters

Acute muscle pain usually begins suddenly. So you can generally recall a definite time and place when it was briefly overloaded; perhaps in a road accident, a near fall, a sports activity, heavy lifting, twisting or over-reaching.

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Happy New Wood Horse Year

posted on 31st January 2014 by Stefan Chmelik

Year of the Yang Wood Horse starts on Jan 31st! This year’s celebrations will mark the beginning of the year 4712 on the Chinese calendar. The spirit of the horse could be said to be the ethos of China – making unremitting efforts to improve themselves. Not since it last occurred in 1954 has such a […]

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Three Winter Stews to Nourish Body, Mind and Soul

posted on 28th November 2013 by Stefan Chmelik

  Real stock broth, the most important ingredient See article about the importance of real stock and how to make it   Beef & Prune Stew Add salt, pepper and tumeric to taste to some plain flour in a bowl. Heat fat (lard or dripping preferable) in a frying pan. Roll cubes of grass fed […]

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One Chicken, Five Meals

posted on 17th September 2013 by Stefan Chmelik

How to Make One Chicken Last a Week   You and Your Chicken It’s time to break up with cheap chicken. If you have a £5 body, then buy a £5 chicken. Always insist on genuine organic free range, and this means more than reading the label. “Free range” can mean 10,000 chickens in a […]

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Professor David Peters on Fibromyalgia

posted on 13th May 2013 by Professor David Peters

Acute muscle pain usually begins suddenly. So you can generally recall a definite time and place when it was briefly overloaded; perhaps in a road accident, a near fall, a sports activity, heavy lifting, twisting or over-reaching.

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Muscle Pain/Spasm and Tendon Pain

posted on 26th March 2013 by Bevis Nathan

Pain from muscle tissue is perhaps the commonest type of pain of all. The muscles are the biggest users of blood and energy in the body and account for the vast majority of nervous system activity. The whole point of having a body is to move; and this is the job of the muscles. Such […]

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Neck, Shoulder and Arm Pain

posted on 26th March 2013 by Bevis Nathan

The neck, shoulder and arm form a complex system, taking a massive amount of coordinated nervous system control. Many arm problems (eg repetitive strains, tennis elbow) are predisposed by shoulder stiffness, and much arm pain originates in the neck (trapped or irritated nerve effect). Shoulder pain affects neck function, and because all the nerves that […]

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Back, Leg and Knee pain (see elsewhere for sciatica)

posted on 26th March 2013 by Bevis Nathan

Like the neck, shoulder and arm, the low back, hips, pelvic (sacro-iliac) joints, knees, ankles and feet are a system that should work together in a balanced and coordinated way. So problems in any of these areas must be looked at with reference to the system of which they are only a part. The entire […]

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Nerve Pain and Sciatica

posted on 26th March 2013 by Bevis Nathan

Sciatica means symptoms attributed to one or more of the nerve roots that make up the sciatic nerve. It’s not a diagnosis, since there are potentially many causes of irritation to the nerves. Sciatica can include very low back pain, buttock pain, pain in the back or side of the thigh, lower leg and foot. […]

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