Category Archives: Health & Wellbeing

Menopause is the time of life when a woman’s menstrual cycle ceases. It is completely natural and not an illness, in fact it’s a sign that everything’s normal.

It usually starts around age 51. Some women experience few symptoms, whereas others experience a wide range of symptoms affecting every part of their bodies and lasting about...

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We love our gardens – we love visiting them and we enjoy seeing them on TV, from English country traditions to modern minimalist styles, cottage gardens to seaside gravel, calm Japanese style oases to lush tropical planting.

Sometimes, however, we just don’t know how to achieve the garden we’d like in our own space.

I work with...

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By Jayne Reed

I have suffered from acid reflux since my teens but over the past couple of years it had become more severe. I had also had several attacks of IBS, which at one point became almost unbearable.

My husband suggested I give clinical reflexology as try as neither of us really like my having to...

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Roughly 700 people a day are diagnosed with diabetes and an estimated 1.1 million people have undiagnosed diabetes. When that diagnosis is made it can be a worrying time.

The NHS gives excellent support to diabetics but nevertheless questions arise. Diet can be a constant worry and it would be wonderful to have someone to seek...

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Dorchester’s longest-running gym has moved to a new home in the old Salvation Army hall in Durngate Street.

gym1Dorchester Health and Fitness club left its former home in Somerleigh Road and its 400 members are settling into the tastefully restored hall.

Debbie Easter (pictured left) and daughter Rachel  work...

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Talk of ‘past lives’ often produces an understandably sceptical reaction from people.

It’s something that traditional practitioners such as myself are wary of discussing lest we be branded as ‘new age’. Hypnosis is, after all, a scientifically proven process – and is sometimes used by leading psychiatrists and psychotherapists.

In fact, it was one such eminent US...

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