Carpal tunnel syndrome is caused when pressure on a nerve in your wrist causes pain and numbness in your hands and fingers. It can become aggravated when you use your arm or hand repetitively or for anything strenuous so doctors can advise splinting it, resting it, or as a last resort surgery.
“I’ve always suffered with anxiety but now I’m hearing voices, they’re always derogatory, always criticising me.”
As we’re now well into our second lockdown here in the UK and facing a very different Christmas I have recently talked to lots of people whose mental health has definitely been affected by all that is going on.
For most of my life I believed that healing tooth decay was impossible and that the only way to sort out our dental problems was to visit a dentist and expect a filling or extraction. However, I’ve discovered that we can heal tooth decay and solve other dental problems, both through diet and supplements and by using homeopathy. Read More
I consider myself one of the least anxious people around, but drive me along a cliff edge or threaten me with a dental appointment and that changes completely. Fortunately, the things that cause me anxiety can, for the most part be avoided or even eliminated from my life but I’ve spoken to so many people who feel that high level of anxiety doing what we might think of as every day activities, and as you can imagine, that is not only debilitating, but it sucks all the joy out of life. The best description I had of experiencing this level of anxiety was from Simon, who described his experience: Read More
Many things cause headaches but one of the most common is stress and tension. According to doctors 85% of our headaches are blamed on this, so, to prevent reaching for painkillers, perhaps you could consider a homeopathic remedy. They have no side effects and if matched to the symptoms properly, they work remarkably well. These are a few of our most common remedies for headaches with a few of their indications (in alphabetical order only). Whilst they will help with the pain, to get rid of chronic headaches you may need to have constitutional homeopathic care with a homeopath. Read More
Homeopathic philosophy books give us many options, but there are basically four main reactions to taking a homeopathic remedy: 1. A good reaction, 2. A bad reaction, 3. A mixed reaction and 4. No apparent reaction!
It’s been a strange few weeks. We’re all stuck inside – or breaking rules and sneaking out for non-essentials, but however we’re coping with this lock down it really is different to life as we have known it so far. Read More
Meet Sharon. She came to me just over a month ago, before this whole global situation kicked off. She was suffering from stress and anxiety and came looking for some relief. What is interesting is that now the world looks a whole lot scarier, yet she’s fine. First, some of the things she said at her initial consult: Read More
Ant-tart is an interesting remedy for a few reasons. First, it’s a remedy that we, as homeopaths usually only think of for coughs. Few of us have delved into the mental and emotional picture of this remedy, and as you may know, the closer we can match a remedy to our patients, the better it will work. Read More