Tips for Recovery : Long Covid

Tips for Recovery : Long Covid

 As I sit at home recovering from Covid, I thought it was worthwhile to re-visit this blog. Luckily my symptoms have been quite mild, with symptoms such as a scratchy throat, runny nose and a headache.  However, I am still testing positive 8 days after the symptoms...
Hip Hop

Hip Hop

The hip is known as a ball-and-socket joint with the top of the thigh bone shaped like a ball. This sits inside a hollow socket in your pelvis. This joint is designed for stability and weight bearing,  These ball and socket types of joints also give the most movement...
How to Keep the Lid on a Headache

How to Keep the Lid on a Headache

Migraines are the number three cause of disability worldwide behind depression and back pain. They affect one in four women worldwide (one in seven altogether). Before puberty it’s mostly boys that suffer and after puberty girls and women are affected more, peaking...
Low Back Pain, Menopause and Sleep

Low Back Pain, Menopause and Sleep

With life expectancy increasing, women are now spending a third of their life in menopause.   Moving from peri to post menopause there is a reduction in oestrogen levels and research has linked these lower levels of oestrogen to increased lumbar disc degeneration and...
Managing Pain

Managing Pain

Living with chronic pain is almost a disease in itself. It slowly and progressively eats away at you, your confidence, self- worth, and independence. It can consume your life and thoughts, often alienating you from your friends and family even your workplace. Balance Holistic can help.