The New Year Detox

After the excesses of the festive season many of  us feel sluggish, lethargic and, let’s face it, overweight. In this month’s  regular column, Dee Atkinson MNIMH, Medical Herbalist,  Helen Gestwicki,   
Nutritional Therapist
  and Dawn Leuchars,  Colonic Hydrotherapist  from Napiers the Herbalists take a look at  the dreaded ‘detox’ and give advice on how to do it safely and painlessly. 

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Immunity in Winter

The run up to Christmas is here. But amongst the bright lights and Christmas cheer comes seasonal colds and flu. It is no secret that the key to good health is a strong and fully functioning immune system, so it is important to prepare your defences for the cold and flu season in order to stay healthy throughout the winter months. In this month’s column, three practitioners from Napiers the Herbalists give their advice on what to do to get the better of colds and flu.

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How Sad is S.A.D?

In the first of a new regular column in Lothian Life, three health practitioners from Napiers the Herbalists focus on a different health issue each month and look at three different ways to deal with it. This month Herbalist Dee Atkinson, Massage Therapist Jill Mclaggan and Nutritionist Helen Gestwicki look at Seasonal Affective Disorder or SAD as it’s often referred to.

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