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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The Power of Hypnosis

Hypnosis is rapidly evolving from being considered as a stage show entertainment to a recognised treatment for a wide range of psychological and physiological challenges. One of the many areas where hypnosis is very effective is helping change habits.   It does...

Written by Matthew Ferguson

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Liven up your Libido

Lack of libido or sex drive is a surprisingly common problem but one which many people shy away from discussing with friends or even a medical professional. It can cause relationship problems and for some contribute to mild depression. Psychological,...

Written by Donna Milligan

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Sleep on It

One of life's great pleasures and necessities, you can't beat a goodnight's sleep. Most people suffer from insomnia at some point in their lives.In fact, more than half of us will have trouble sleeping in the course of any givenyear. For...

Written by Karen Martin

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Nine Home Remedy Tips for Dyspepsia, Heartburn, Acid-reflux and Indigestion

If you, or someone you know, has to deal with dyspepsia, heartburn, acid-reflux or indigestion, you will know just how painful and embarrassing it can be. Frequent distressing complications for sufferers are: painful stomach cramps, wind, bloating, bowel problems, or alternatively,...

Written by Joy Healey

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What if all we have been taught on anger is… wrong?

We might have been taught that anger is bad, that we should not show anger, that we should push it down, that we should not be angry, that anger is not spiritual, that we should not show anger in public,...

Written by Piercarla Garusi

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Staying healthy during summer

You may be noticing that you have more energy at the moment- what a difference the sun makes to our lives! In Chinese medicine terms summer is associated with the element of Fire, and the emotion of Joy, which is linked...

Written by Kay Scott

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The cause of all problems

The cause of all problems in the world is the lack of self-love. Unfortunately we are programmed not to love ourselves. For some teachings, loving ourselves is selfish. We also live in a reality gone a little 'insane' where we are made 'wrong'...

Written by Piercarla Garusi

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What are really the biggest challenges an expat face?

Sometimes people think that the biggest 'jobs' are actually the removal, the new language, house, school, job, documents, etc. The practicalities of moving and settling in can be truly overwhelming, but perhaps there is something in my opinion that is even...

Written by Piercarla Garusi

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The Therapy of Vedic Astrology

Astrology and Physicians Since ancient times astrology has been used by physicians as the foremost tool for finding out what ailments a person may suffer, and which medicines would suit the individual as cure or remedy. Even until recently doctors in the...

Written by tricia george

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The Power of Why

Surfing the Internet recently, looking for inspirational videos for my Forum and web site, I've come across a strange phenomenon. There are many lovely videos out there with the usual breathtakingly beautiful photographs and music on, but instead of the...

Written by Yvonne Green

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What's Your Poison?

Whilst it's true that most of us are a long way off needing to take the 12 steps programme, a goodly proportion of the adult population of this country unwind at the end of the day with a glass of...

Written by Karen Martin

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Hypnotherapy - An Overview

If you have been looking into the possibility of having treatment, or thinking about training to become a hypnotherapist, you will have noticed many different types of therapy available (for example -curative, clinical, evidenced-based, cognitive, eclectic) as well as those...

Written by Helen Lesser

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