‘My grandmother started walking five miles a day when she was sixty. She’s ninety-seven now, and we don’t know where she is.’ ˜Ellen DeGeneres According to Hippocrates, walking is the best medicine. Walking is one of the least expensive and most broadly accessible forms of physical activity. Studies have shown that walking has higher levels […]

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While Nature placed a mother’s breast near her heart, meaning that her milk is the food of love for the baby, breastfeeding can initially be painful. Music encourages relaxation and milk flow, and relieves anxiety, fear and tension. Breastfeeding is the best possible start for a baby. The baby loves the closeness, security and warmth […]

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The benefits of adding background music during learning are numerous. Music, one of the joys of life, can be one of the joys of learning as well. Music stimulates students not only mentally, physically and emotionally, but also enhances creative learning states and understanding of the learning material. Music will make the learning process much […]

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Low-level laser therapy is becoming ever more popular as a highly effective, non-invasive treatment for the management of a variety of conditions. Low-level laser therapy (LLLT) has proven to be highly effective in treating a wide range of conditions, musculoskeletal injuries, degenerative diseases, arthritis, joint replacement, rehabilitation, back pain, ankle injuries, knee injuries, whiplash, certain […]

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It is important to modulate oestrogen metabolism to avoid a variety of health conditions, including life-threatening diseases. The term oestrogen is used to collectively describe the female hormones, the most potent of which is oestradiol. Oestrogen affects the growth, differentiation and function of diverse target tissues – not only those involved in the reproductive process, […]

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For thousands of years, people have searched for the meaning and beauty of life in music, painting, poetry and other arts. Now scientists are finding that the arts can benefit both your mental and physical health. Visiting a gallery is not simply about experiencing those things that make us feel better. It helps people to […]

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The healing power of music has resonated through the human soul and body from the time of the ancient Greek philosopher Aristotle to the present day era of cognitive science. Use the beauty of truly great music to unlock a world of emotional experience. The ancient fathers were wise in the ways of nature. Very […]

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Concerned parents are all too familiar with the sight of their children slouching off to school under the burden of an overweight school bag. Dr Frances le Roux offers advice on how to avoid resulting long-term posture problems. The musculoskeletal system of the human body is a very finely tuned piece of mechanical engineering. Every […]

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You’ve just had a baby! You and your family automatically expect this to be a joyful time. But even mild depression can transform this happy period into a nightmare. ‘Baby blues’ is a mild and transient condition experienced by up to 70% of mothers within the first week to 10 days after delivery. Characteristic symptoms […]

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Meditation stills anxiety and calms the spirit and the mind – what better tool to teach young adolescents to help them cope with the social and academic demands they face today? ‘Who has seen the wind? Neither you nor I: But when the trees bow down their heads, the wind is passing by.’ Christina Rosetti […]

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