Alternative and complementary medicine articles

The writings published here may or may not reflect the opinions of the people working at CHIS-UK. They are published here to help you develop a greater understanding of the different attitudes and beliefs held by many in the field of holistic health.

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Losing Weight Without Being Hungry

Many people associate weight loss with being hungry all the time. They're afraid to start a weight loss plan because they want to avoid the frustrations of hunger. And yes, a lot of times for many people it's better to be overweight...

Written by Melanie Mendelson

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The Bowen Technique and Fibromyalgia Relief

Gentle Touch Produces Miracles My Story For as long as I can remember, I've suffered from back pain. Although I have experienced some relief using heat, cold, massage, chiropractic and acupuncture, invariably the pain has always returned - until I visited...

Written by Gerri Shapiro, MS Ed.

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The New Age Movement

New Age - A Paradigm Shift to Divine Consciousness & a Universal Philosophy The New Age Movement (NAM) is a revival of spiritual and divine values and can be called as a Divine Regeneration Movement. New Age Philosophy has conquered...

Written by G Kumar

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A Wholistic Approach To Addictions

I am a homeopath, nutritional therapist and hypnotherapist so when dealing with addiction problems tend to utilise all these approaches. For the purpose of this item let us imagine that the patient would like to give up smoking. In my role as a...

Written by Barrie Anson

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Feng Shui your Reiki

Many of you will be familiar with Feng Shui, the Oriental art of placement, where you arrange your living environment to allow smooth flow of chi through your home, eliminating areas where chi will stagnate, and slowing down the speed of fast-rushing chi....

Written by Taggart King

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Treating Illness with Diet

The entire human body is made from food plus air and water. This simple but profound statement means the quality of the food that we eat is very important to our health. We are what we eat or rather what we absorb....

Written by Barrie Anson

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The Fourfold Yoga - Part II

Union via Wisdom (Jnana Yoga) Jnana means Wisdom & Jnana Yoga means Union with the Divine via Wisdom. Wisdom has been defined as organised Life. Wisdom and knowledge are different. Wisdom is a special kind of knowledge. What is the use of...

Written by G Kumar

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The Fourfold Yoga - Part I - An Introduction

Yoga is derived from the word "Yuj" which means to unite. Union with Cosmic Creative Intelligence is the aim of Yoga. The Fourfold Yoga has been prescribed for Cosmic Union in Oriental Philosophies. They are Union via Action (Karma Yoga) Union via Psychic...

Written by G Kumar

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The Alexander Technique and Health Labels

For a lot of people, interest in the Alexander Technique only starts when they have had a 'label' put on them by the medical establishment. The process goes something like this: you go to your GP with pain...

Written by Annie Kaszina

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Health Kinesiology - The therapy that let your body tell you what it needs.

Health what? How do you say it? Its pronounced Health Kin – easi – ology. What is it? It is a wonderful, exciting, life changing system of promoting growth, healing and beneficial change into your life. Wow! Is it really? Yes. How...

Written by Christine Fowler CQSW, BA, KFRP, MBTER

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Relief without Hypnosis

Most people suffering with a medical condition or habitual problems, such as drinking, smoking and gambling have considered Hypnotherapy at some point in their lives, Despite this fact, only a few of these people actually seek this form of therapy. This is due...

Written by Dr. Martyn P. Williams

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Back to basics in Complementary Medicine.

In December of 2000, recommendations were made by The House of Lords Select Committee for Science and Technology, and in March 2001, Government responded in favor of these recommendations. The report outlined in essence that quality research & professional development was needed within...

Written by Dr. Martyn P. Williams

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