Visiting your local GP for small issues is unnecessary, but when you try to self-diagnose on the internet you always end up with the most extreme result. So how exactly are you supposed to care for yourself appropriately?
From the 12-18 November, StressNoMore are participating in Self Care Week 2018. This annual national awareness week focuses on embedding support for self-care across communities, families, and generations.
Around 80% of people in the UK will suffer from back pain at some point in their lives. Posture is a major problem that contributes towards this figure.
This morning on Lorraine, Dr Hilary spoke about the devices you can use to alleviate your back pain. One of the featured products was StressNoMore’s, Flexibak – an effective spinal decompression device that can relieve lower back pain, inflammation, strained tendons, bulging discs and compressed nerves.
Suffering from back or neck pain can hugely impact on your quality of life. The activities that you once enjoyed may not be as enjoyable anymore. But, if you’ve tried and exhausted all the remedies for your pain and found no success, try looking to inversion therapy for an alternative solution.
Inversion therapy is a spinal traction technique that involves being suspended in an inverted position. This position helps to reduce gravitational pressure on the nerve roots and spinal discs.
Whether it’s been a heavy Christmas, or you have a holiday coming up at some point you will probably make changes in your lifestyle to try and lose some weight. It is a common belief that to lose the weight there are 2 lifestyle changes you need to make; exercise more and eat better. However, there is a forgotten factor that can have a serious impact on your success.
A sore and stiff back will affect just about everyone as some point in our lives, in fact the number is as high as 8 out of 10 people. Your back holds your whole body up right and only really ever gets a rest when you lay down, all this work it gets through eventually takes its toll on your back. Many people just accept that they will be a victim of back pain for the rest of their life so accept medication as their only option. However medications can have nasty side effects on your health so relying on them isn’t a reccomended, but what else can you do?
Thinking of trying yoga? This form of exercise has grown more and more popular over the last couple of decades. It originated in India over 5000 years ago as a form of spiritual practise, but has become popular in modern Western culture due to its many health benefits. If you’d like to give it a go but aren’t sure how to get started then read our guide!
Food is awesome, we all love it, that’s why we all also find it difficult to lose weight. It also doesn’t help that we are constantly bombarded with information about what foods are good/bad for us and half of the time the information contradicts itself. With all this going on how are we meant to know what we are doing is going to work? Well the NHS gives 12 lifestyle changes that will all help you to lose weight but with minimal effort. Here they are;
Does something feel not quite right with your body, no matter what you try? Even with a healthy, active lifestyle many of us suffer from aches, pains, poor posture and stress. The Franklin Method is a unique way of thinking about your body that transforms how you move, think and feel. We want to bring this Swiss way of living to the UK!
Achieve results and stay on coursewith StressNoMore's guide to staying on track with your fitness and eating goals
Summer is on the horizon, and Wimbledon is around the corner! Us Brits love nothing more than to sit with a delicious bowl of strawberries and watch the game. Tennis players are seriously well conditioned athletes and can often make us feel a little unfit ourselves while watching them grace our screens. Although they follow gruelling training and eating regimes, you too can become the best version of yourself with a few easy changes to your diet and lifestyle.
This week we have some serious fitspiration for you! We are lucky enough to be able to share with you the story and lifestyle of a super fit mum! As well as being a mother to her adorable 4-year-old son Adam, Joanne is a keen sports enthusiast, bodybuilder and a dedicated Community Staff Nurse!