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Reflexology when you’re pregnant

Reflexology when you’re pregnant

For many women being pregnant can trigger many emotions. Most of them positive, optimistic, excitement and expectation. However, sometimes you’ve got to muster up the strength to deal with occasional discomfort and the conditions that pregnancy brings. Muscle and nerve pain are typically at the top of this list. Know from the start that most […]

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Tips on surviving a healthy pregnancy

Tips on surviving a healthy pregnancy

Food is nature’s medicine for our bodies, especially for women who are pregnant. An expectant mothers’ prenatal diet is essential for her own health and for the long term benefits it will have on her children. What you eat will inevitably have a direct impact on three key things for your child: their health, their […]

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What does a milk bank do?

What does a milk bank do?

Beyond my work as a Registered Canadian Reflexology Therapist and Birth Doula, I volunteer to help my community through a variety of efforts. One such effort that is dear to my heart is volunteering to work for Calgary’s Mothers’ Milk Bank. Their mission is “to provide pasteurized human donor milk to protect, promote and support […]

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A better you through Reflexology, Diet and Exercise

A better you through Reflexology, Diet and Exercise

Reflexology combined with diet and nutritional counseling are safe, natural therapies which have helped many folks overcome problems associated with a variety of illnesses such as head colds, medical conditions such as cholesterol management, and helping to govern issues such as weight loss. Many of these conditions may not be associated with your diet, but […]

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Reflexology helps the pain go away

Reflexology helps the pain go away

What a pain pain is. In our daily lives we experience all sorts of discomfort. This may include tooth aches, headaches, back pain, arthritis, muscle aches, foot sprains, tennis elbow, and a whole host of others. Experiencing pain and seeking relief from it are one of the major reasons why physicians are consulted. Pain is […]

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Asthma relief through reflexology

Asthma relief through reflexology

Reflexology is an ancient and natural healing art that emerges out of China and other regions of Southeast Asia. The techniques used are aimed at giving relief to all sorts of aches and pains by applying pressure to specific reflex points on the hands, feet, and toes that directly correspond to the body’s organs and […]

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Help! I have a migraine!

Help! I have a migraine!

What a pain! They can last for days. Besides headaches, migraines are one of the most common pains that folks suffer from, especially women. As reported by the United States’ National Headache Foundation, people aged between 15-55 suffer most from migraines, and three-quarters of all sufferers have a family history of them. Suffice it to […]

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Weight loss and reflexology

Weight loss and reflexology

Can reflexology really help me drop some weight? Yes! What a great and pleasurable way to lose weight when done in conjunction with other sensible weight reducing measures like eating right and exercising. Certain pressure points on your feet can be pressed to instill a number of responses within your body that are conducive to […]

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Birth Doula? Frequently asked questions

Birth Doula? Frequently asked questions

Why seek out the aid of a birth doula? Why not use a midwife instead? This question gets asked repeatedly. Like a doctor, a midwife is a medically trained professional who is certified to deliver a baby whether it’s in a hospital, a birthing center, or at the mother’s home. Midwives are not certified to […]

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Relax those muscles. Try reflexology!

Relax those muscles. Try reflexology!

You may think reflexology is like a massage, and mainly for relaxation. But it can bring great benefits to athletes or those passionate about exercising through loosening tense muscles and speeding recovery from injury or overuse. In uninjured athletes, reflexology relaxes muscles, tendons and ligaments so the body functions as intended, or smoothly and easily. […]

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