Quit smoking this Stoptober with a registered hypnotherapist

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Use a registered hypnotherapist this Stoptober to help you give up cigarettes As a Bromley-based hypnotherapist, I am urging people to look for practitioners registered with the Complementary & Natural Healthcare Council (CNHC) if they want to use hypnotherapy to help them give up smoking during the NHS’s Stoptober campaign this October. The Complementary and Natural Healthcare […]

Diabetes and emotional issues

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Setting the record straight about diabetes and emotional issues   The recent Diabetes Week (12-18 June) had the theme of “Setting the Record Straight”, helping to dispel some of the myths around diabetes, especially with the difference between Type 1 and Type 2. However, it would have been great to see more acknowledgement of the emotional […]

Nicotine replacement therapy and e-cigarettes are not the answer to quit smoking

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So you want to give up smoking and are thinking of weaning yourself off by using e-cigarettes, gum, patches or other nicotine replacement therapy? Read this before you do. Nicotine replacements such as gum, patches or e-cigarettes, in my opinion, are not the most effective method for becoming completely smoke-free. Because they still rely on […]

Diabetic Distress

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Are you a distressed diabetic?                                                                     Are you diabetic and feeling down about it? Do you ask “why me”? You could be suffering from diabetic distress. A recent survey, led by Dr. Barbara Anderson, a professor of pediatrics and psychology at Baylor College of Medicine and Texas Children’s Hospital, shows that diabetics are more prone to […]