Hay fever affects 15 to 20 per cent of the British population. But are you one of many who is prescribed medication, yet struggles to get relief from your symptoms?
Try alternative treatments.
We look at whether the natural way is the way fo...
Flowers have been used as potent remedies for thousands of
Flowers don’t just lift our spirits by their beauty and aroma,
they have also been used as potent remedies for thousands of years. They
contain the medical secret...
If you've been injured or you're lacking energy, you can
restore balance using alternative therapies, but what to choose?
Use our guide to the best hands-on and hands-off
therapies for you.
Healing therapies fall into two camps.
About half of GPs in the UK now provide access to forms of therapy outside conventional medicine and these have soared in popularity over the past 10 years.
We talk about their benefits with Dr Dawn Harper, co-presenter of Channel 4's 'Embarrassi...
Persistent or chronic pain – such as back pain – can leave
people debilitated and depressed.
We all feel pain from time to time, when we bruise a shin or get
a cramp. But an estimated 7.8 million people in the UK feel pai...
Arthritis is a condition that causes stiff and painful joints.
An estimated 9 million people suffer from some form of arthritis in the UK. This is a condition that causes stiff and painful joints.
Osteoarthritis is one of the most common types, a...
About a third of women say PMS significantly affects their life.
Do you transform from a benign Dr Jekyll into a scary Ms Hyde once a month, causing your partner to tread carefully and your pet to cower in the corner?
If so, you may be ...
Acupuncture is used to treat conditions such as migraine and arthritis.
The ancient Chinese practice of acupuncture has been around for centuries and has steadily grown in popularity in the UK. We look at the evidence for the use of acupuncture i...
You can enjoy the therapeutic power of plants simply by
growing some aromatic herbs yourself.
Whether burying your nose in a fragrant English rose or enjoying
the scent of fresh basil while cooking, aromatic plants are one of life's