Hypnotherapy for Pregnancy & Childbirth (by Diane Oxborough)

With so many hormonal shifts pregnancy can be a challenging time, full of ups and downs. Many women experience pregnancy as physically, mentally and emotionally demanding. During this time you may become aware of anxieties, fears of experiencing pain and loss of control. Issues can arise that leave you uncertain of how to deal with them. Your emotional and mental state during pregnancy directly influences your unborn baby. It is an important time for you Read more…

Stopping Smoking – A weighty issue?

Stopping Smoking – a Weighty Issue?   Everyday, more and more people choose to stop smoking.  Smoking is no longer seen as glamorous or “cool” and we all know what there is to gain by becoming a non-smoker; improved health and longer life, a younger and healthier appearance, more money and social freedom, especially now the smoking ban has come into force.  So with all these benefits, what prevents some people from giving up?   Read more…

The Easy Way to a Smoke-Free you, by Diane Oxborough

The easy way to a Smoke-Free you. Many people don’t realise it’s possible to become a non- smoker easily, comfortably and without any cravings. If you were to consider the fact that just 48hours after your last cigarette your body is completely nicotine -free, you might ask yourself, “what exactly are withdrawal symptoms?”. Physical cravings are largely the result of conditioned responses- a smoker’s body has adjusted to receiving regular doses of nicotine every day, Read more…

Sports Massage and Reflexology- Alice Lee-Overton

  Alice Lee- Overton.  MSMA (Level 4 Gold), MAoR Alice is a local therapist offering Holistic and Sports/ Remedial Massage and Reflexology.  She trained in London at the School of Reflexology, at Nottingham University to complete the Diploma in Sports Massage and at the Christie Hospital, Manchester to gain the Diploma in Clinical Reflexology. She also works with the Derbyshire Institute of Sports helping Derbyshire’s promising young athletes compete at national and international level. Sports Read more…

Antibiotic Resistance: Herbal Article

Antibiotic Resistance: Who Needs it? Last year the Chief medical Officer, Dame Sally Davies, warned of a ‘apocalyptic’ threat from antibiotic resistance disease.  Antibiotics have been in the news again recently for the same reasons and I can’t help wondering why don’t the doctors and scientists think to ask herbalists for ideas?  There are other ways to treat infections, but you wouldn’t think so by reading these headlines. Herbs have always been used for infections Read more…

EFT Practitioner – Diane Oxborough

“I gained the ability to control the pain I was in.”   Sue had suffered excessive back pain everyday for 9 years. She had been told by specialists she would have to live with it. Searching for alternatives, she was recommended to look for a well-experienced practitioner of EFT (Emotional Freedom Technique). She came to see Diane.   Although there was a real physical cause for her pain, she discovered the connection between the physical Read more…

Diane Oxborough: Testimonial

Another happy client comments on her hypnotherapy programme with Diane Oxborough: “I’m really pleased with the results of the work I’ve done with Diane. It was a brilliant investment for me and I feel should I not have made the decision to contact her, my IBS symptoms would have continued to worsen along with the anxiety such a condition can cause. Diane really took the time to fully understand my situation and provide a bespoke course Read more…

The Natural Health Practice

Hi this Bridget Andrew here from the Natural Health Practice in Buxton. We are situated across from the railway station. I am a master Reflexologist and have been practising this ancient Chinese technique for over 20 years. We have a number of practitioners, who are masters in their fields, that can assist you in bringing your body back to maximum health, physically, mentally and emotionally. (FULL WELLBEING). We look forward to seeing you. Any queries, Read more…

Welcome.

“Welcome to The Natural Health Practice blog…it’s a new thing for us, and hopefully will be much easier for us to keep you up to date with what’s going on and, to let you know about special offers too! You might have noticed that we have a new look at the Practice, with a new sign outside, new info on the windows, and new leaflets, so if you are passing on your way to, or Read more…

What is EMDR Therapy?

EMDR stands for Eye Movement Desensitisation & Reprocessing. It is a psychotherapeutic procedure that was originally developed by Dr Francine Shapiro in the United States in 1987. EMDR was originally designed to treat traumatic or “dysfunctional” memories and experiences and their psychological consequences, and the procedure has mainly been used in the treatment of Post Traumatic Stress Disorder. However EMDR has been increasingly used over the years to treat e.g., grief, phobias, test and performance Read more…