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It may be summer but the warm weather brings fresh challenges as the bugs start to torment us. Karon Grieve offers top tips to keep them from ruining your holiday.
Kirsten Lord from the Edinburgh Physiotherapy Centre spoke to The Hour about the health benefits of physiotherapy.
Acupuncturist Ming Chen showed how to use acupuncture to stop smoking and to improve the physical, emotional and mental aspects of our lives.
Charlie Gorrie has been practicing Tai Chi for 20 years, but he claims that as well as being relaxing it can also be employed as a competitive sport.
Nettles, Sticky Willy, Horsetail and Dandelion weeds may quickly take over your garden, but they can be used to treat rashes, condition hair and bring the shine back to your nails.
Medical historian Lesley Smith explore the archaic techniques that doctors still use today.
Herbalist Karen Grieves looks at some traditional herbal cures for minor ailments.
Masseuse Trevor Chisman explains how a tennis ball can be used to relax the muscles and remove knots.
Trainers that claim to help shape your bottom half are all the rage this New Year. The Hour puts them to the test.
Comedian Bruce Devlin is following the liver detox plan for nine days. How is he coping on day two without booze and cakes?
Bruce Devlin loves a good cream cake washed down with champagne. So how will he cope for nine days on a diet that bans wheat, milk, caffeine and bad fats?
Karon Grieve has some herbal detox recipes to flush out toxins and revive your system after the excesses of the festive season.
The Hour’s Bruce Devlin tried out five different things to see if they could change his life in 2011.
The issue of vitamin supplements has been making the headlines with reports stating that millions in the UK are wasting their money and risking their health, but medical herbalist Dee Atkinson explained that the real issue is recognising what you need.
Author of ‘So easy Herbal’ tells how simple herb remedies can bring us a fresh outlook on life.
The use of herbs can be traced back to the 1600s, where they were used to chase away moths and to aid sleep. Herb lover Karon Grieve has recently launched a back to basics guide showing us how to make the most of herbs in everyday life.
Here are some of the herbalist’s favourite recipes for making all sorts of items from scented soap balls to strawberry and lavender gin, with different herbs.
No matter who we are — man, woman, rich or poor — we all grow old. But the pace and precise way it happens varies from person to person, depending on genetic and environmental factors. Yet the quality of health care received and a healthy lifestyle are significant contributors to longevity.
Statistics have shown that more and more people are considering cosmetic surgery because they think it will help them climb the career ladder.
A survey found that a massive 89 per cent of ladies would opt for the injection to increase their cup size.