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Vitamin D is essential in our diet as it helps our bodies to absorb calcium. Calcium is one of the m...
Why did you want to be a massage therapist?My decision to train as a therapist came about because of...
Scary as it may seem it really is just around the corner… what are we talking about? The Christmas S...
Older people often say they have trouble sleeping, and approximately 50% reporting sleep disturbance...
The number of vegans in the UK has risen dramatically, quadrupling* in the last 5 years and many oth...
A study by Peninsula College of Medicine and Dentistry recently found that exercising outdoors can p...
A healthy meal suggestion from our family nutritionalist, Sophie Crosswaite.I discovered this recipe...

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Welcome to The Maris Practice Blog. Here you will find musings, reflections and information about best practice in alternative therapies. We hope you find it useful and interesting.

Meet the therapist - Evelina, our Aromatherapy and holistic masseuse

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Why did you want to be a massage therapist? My decision to train as a therapist came about because of my own experience of treatment here at the Maris Practice. I found the treatment so helpful when I was struggling...
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Coping with Hot Weather

Coping with Hot Weather
Many people love the summer and the hot weather it (usually!) brings, but for others amongst us it is a time when we feel drained, exhausted and generally over heated!  The two physical risks of being too hot are dehydration...
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Helping to reduce the winter blues using Aromatherapy

Helping to reduce the winter blues using Aromatherapy
The lack of lots of sunshine and a tendency to stay indoors during cold, wet weather result in our bodies producing more melatonin and less serotonin than during summer which hormonally makes us more sleepy and prone to depression. Getting...
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Benefits associated with aromatherapy massage during pregnancy

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A massage normally is a wonderfully relaxing experience. For pregnant women, it can significantly improve their day-to-day wellbeing. Carrying a baby alters your centre of gravity and the pregnancy hormones relax your ligaments allowing your pelvis joints to move in...
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