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Ailments Treated At The Therapy Room Cambridge

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  • Acne acne-treatment-the-therapy-room-cambridge Treatments are available for acne at The Therapy Room Cambridge to prevent scarring to the face, arms, back and chest ... read more
  • Addiction addiction-treatment-the-therapy-room-cambridge Help with addiction at the Therapy Room Cambridge supports the addict to focus on strengthening their sense of self so they can feel in control of their own life without the need for artificial mood altering drugs. ... read more
  • ADHD ADHD-therapy-treatment-complementary-health-the-therapy-room-cambridge Complementary therapy for ADHD often involves a combination of behaviour modifications, lifestyle changes and counselling. Some individuals can also benefit from psychotherapy, play therapy and homeopathy. ... read more
  • Alcoholism alcoholism-alcoholic-treatment-therapy-cambridge-the-therapy-room can damage you physically as well as psychologically. Treatment for alcoholism supports you to improve your self-esteem, believe in a better future free from dependency and build better relationships that are impossible while you have a destructive relationship with alcohol. ... read more
  • Allergies allergies-allergy-treatment-complementary-therapy-cambridge-the-therapy-room are an adverse (bad) reaction by the body to a particular substance. Most things that cause allergies are not obviously harmful and have no affect on people who are not allergic. ... read more
  • Anxiety anxiety-treatment-complementary-health-cambridge-the-therapy-room occurs when a person persistently feels fearful, even in situations that are non-threatening, and is thought to be caused by the fight or flight response (see ‘Stress’). Anxiety disorders can be debilitating and depressing and are best treated psychotherapeutically. ... read more
  • Arthritis arthritis-treatment-arthritic-joints-cambridge-the-therapy-room is a term used to describe a number of painful conditions of the joints and bones. Two of the main types of arthritis are osteoarthritis and rheumatoid arthritis. ... read more
  • Asthma allergies-allergy-treatment-complementary-therapy-cambridge-the-therapy-room affects the airways of the lungs (the bronchi) which causes the airways to become inflamed and swollen and can be successully treated with a variety of complementary health therapies ... read more
  • Autism food-allergy-intolerance-sensitivity-complementary-health-treatments-the-therapy-room-cambridge People with Asperger Syndrome and high-functioning autism may additionally benefit from treatment targetting anxiety, depression and can include cognitive restructuring, psychotherapy and hypnotherapy. ... read more
  • Backache backache-back-ache-back-pain-complementary-health-the-therapy-room-cambridge is a common problem that can make life anything from uncomfortable to almost impossible. The most common route of treatment using complementary therapies is Osteopathy or Chiropractic, but Massage, Acupuncture, Shiatsu and Zero Balancing are also useful. ... read more
  • Blood Pressure blood-pressure-treatment-complementary-health-the-therapy-room-cambridge is defined as the amount of pressure exerted on the walls of the arteries as the blood moves through them. ... read more
  • Cancer cancer-treatment-complementary-health-the-therapy-room-cambridge is a term that is used to refer to a number of conditions where the body’s cells begin to grow and reproduce in an uncontrollable way. This rapid growth of cancerous cells is known as a malignant tumour. These cells can then invade and destroy healthy tissue, including organs. ... read more
  • Chronic Fatigue Syndrome chronic-fatigue-syndrome-me-cfs-complementary-health-the-therapy-room-cambridge also known as ME is long-term tiredness (fatigue) that does not go away with sleep, or rest, and affects everyday life. ... read more
  • Constipation constipation-treatment-complementary-health-the-therapy-room-cambridge is a very common condition that affects people of all ages. The treatment for constipation is usually very effective, although in some cases it can take several months before a regular bowel pattern is re-established. ... read more
  • Cramps cramps-cramping-treatment-complementary-health-the-therapy-room-cambridge usually refers to “a spasmodic, painful, involuntary contraction of skeletal muscle” and there are many causes for this sort of ailment. This transient, involuntary episode of pain is usually sustained for a few minutes or even up to 10 minutes when whole muscles or muscle groups go into spasm. ... read more
  • Diabetes diabetes-treatment-complementary-health-the-therapy-room-cambridge is a long-term (chronic) condition caused by too much glucose (sugar) in the blood. It is a syndrome of disordered metabolism, usually due to a combination of hereditary and environmental causes, resulting in abnormally high blood sugar levels (hyperglycemia). ... read more
  • Diarrhoea diarrhoea-treatment-complementary-health-the-therapy-room-cambridge is the passing of frequent, watery stools and can either be acute (short-term) or chronic (long-term). Chronic diarrhoea may be a sign of a more serious condition ... read more
  • Digestive Problems digestive-problems-treatment-complementary-health-the-therapy-room-cambridge There are many different types of digestive disease ranging from diarrhoea to constipation to indigestion. Struggling with a digestive problem can have a real impact on your well-being and quality of life but is something that complementary therapy can particularly help with. ... read more
  • Disc Problems – Slipped Disc slipped-disc-treatment-complementary-health-the-therapy-room-cambridge A spinal disc herniation, colloquially called a “slipped disc”, is a medical condition affecting the spine in which a tear in the outer, fibrous ring (annulus fibrosus) of an intervertarbal disc allows the soft, central portion (nucleus pulposus) to bulge out. ... read more
  • Dizziness dizziness-treatment-complementary-health-the-therapy-room-cambridge is a lightheadedness or a sensation that you are about to faint. Dizziness can arise from various medical conditions including ear conditions, brain conditions, cardiovascular disease, anemia or hypoglycaemia. ... read more
  • Dyslexia dyslexia-treatment-complementary-health-the-therapy-room-cambridge is considered to be a learning disability. It manifests primarily as a difficulty with written language, particularly with reading and spelling and results from differences in how the brain processes written and/or spoken language. It is not an intellectual disability and dyslexia can occur at all levels of intelligence. ... read more
  • Ear Ache ear-ache-pain-treatment-complementary-health-the-therapy-room-cambridge is a pain which be localised around the middle or inner ear. Pain can be caused by disease in the external, middle or inner ear and can occur due to foreign bodies or a mechanical stress. ... read more
  • Eczema eczema-treatment-complementary-health-the-therapy-room-cambridge is a form of dermatitis or inflammation of the upper layers of the skin. The term “eczema” is broadly applied to a range of persistent skin conditions. These include dryness and recurring skin rashes, redness, swelling, flaking, blistering, cracking, oozing or bleeding ... read more
  • Endometriosis endometriosis-treatment-complementary-health-the-therapy-room-cambridge is a fairly common condition in which cells that usually line the womb are found elsewhere in the body. Endometriosis can occur in several places in the body but most commonly occurs in the fallopian tubes, ovaries, bladder, bowel, the intestines, vagina and the rectum. ... read more
  • Fainting fainting-treatment-complementary-health-the-therapy-room-cambridge can be caused by a variety of things as it is related to your heart, circulation, blood pressure and breathing but is triggered by different factors in different people. Stressful situations, pain and excitement can all cause fainting. ... read more
  • Fear fear-treatment-complementary-health-the-therapy-room-cambridge is an emotional response to threats and danger, and is often connected to pain. Fear should be distinguished from anxiety, which typically occurs without any external threat. ... read more
  • Food Allergy and Intolerance food-allergy-intolerance-sensitivity-complementary-health-treatments-the-therapy-room-cambridge can result from stressful lives together with diets lacking in nutrients vital for gastrointestinal health or over exposure to certain ‘favourite’ foods can contribute to food sensitivities ... read more
  • Foot Problems foot-problems-treated-at-the-therapy-room-cambridge Treatments available for foot problems caused by injury or disease of the skin, soft tissue or bones of the foot, musculoskeletal imbalance, corns, calluses, warts, bunions, athlete’s foot & heel pain. ... read more
  • Glandular Fever glandular-fever-treatment-complementary-health-the-therapy-room-cambridge is an infectious illness and can be passed on to family and friends; however, most adults exposed to glandular fever have previously already been infected with the Epstein-Barr virus (often as a child) and are therefore not at risk of developing glandular fever. ... read more
  • Hay Fever hay-fever-treatment-complementary-health-the-therapy-room-cambridge symptoms can be similar to a cold and include a runny nose, watery eyes and repeated sneezing attacks. As with all allergies, the symptoms happen as a result of your immune system (the body’s defence system) overreacting to a normally harmless substance, which is in this case pollen. ... read more
  • Headaches headache-headaches-head-pain-complementary-health-the-therapy-room-cambridge are a common disorder associated with stress and anxiety and can range from mild to severe. Primary causes include stress and tension, fear, anxiety, lack of self-esteem, allergies, muscle spasms, postural problems and injury to the head or neck. ... read more
  • High Blood Pressure (hypertension) high-blood-pressure-hypertension-treatment-complementary-health-the-therapy-room-cambridge often causes no symptoms or immediate problems but it is a major risk factor for developing a serious cardiovascular disease (conditions that can affect the circulation of blood around the body), such as a stroke or heart disease. ... read more
  • Hormone Imbalance hormone-imbalance-treatment-complementary-health-the-therapy-room-cambridge is an umbrella term for medical conditions caused by a disorder of the endocrine system. These range from diabetes to thyroid disorders to delayed puberty. ... read more
  • Indigestion indigestion-treatment-digestion-complementary-health-the-therapy-room-cambridge is the name given to a group of unpleasant symptoms experienced after eating. Complementary health care looks at your relationship with food, diet, possible food sensitivities, how you feel about nourishing yourself and what else in your life you find ‘difficult to stomach’. ... read more
  • Insomnia insomnia-sleep-disturbance-treatment-complementary-health-the-therapy-room-cambridge is the disturbance of a normal sleep pattern. For example, when you cannot get to sleep or wake up after only a few hours sleep. Chronic insomnia can lead to mental health problems such as depression or misuse of alcohol or other medicines in order to gain sleep. ... read more
  • Irritable Bowel Syndrome (IBS) irritable-bowel-syndrome-ibs-treatment-complementary-health-the-therapy-room-cambridge is a long-term (chronic) gastrointestinal condition that affects the digestive system and can manifest itself with a number of symptoms including abdominal pain and discomfort, episodes of constipation and/or diarrhoea and/or bloating of the abdomen. ... read more
  • Jaw Problems jaw-problems-pain-treatment-complementary-health-the-therapy-room-cambridge The first port of call in Complementary Health is Osteopathy or Chiroprody to check the alignment of the joints and also the state of the joints in the neck that may affect the functioning of the jaw. ... read more
  • Joint Pain joint-pain-treatment-complementary-health-the-therapy-room-cambridge can be caused by an injury affecting any of the ligaments, bursae or tendons surrounding a joint. Injury can also affect the ligaments, cartilage and bones within the joint and can be successfully treated with a variety of Complementary Health therapies ... read more
  • Knee Problems joint-pain-treatment-complementary-health-the-therapy-room-cambridge are often the result of an injury, such as a ruptured ligament or torn cartilage. But some medical conditions can also bring you to your knees, including arthritis, gout and infections. ... read more
  • Low Blood Pressure (Hypotension) low-blood-pressure-hypotension-treatment-complementary-health-the-therapy-room-cambridgeis also known as hypotension. People with a reading of around 90/60mmHg (or less) are commonly regarded as having low blood pressure. Some people who have low blood pressure may experience adverse symptoms and there may be an underlying cause which should be investigated. ... read more
  • Menopause menopause-treatment-complementary-health-the-therapy-room-cambridge involves the end of egg production (ovulation), which occurs as a result of falling levels of the female sex hormone, oestrogen, which regulates menstruation. Treatments are available that can ease menopausal symptoms, which can be severe or distressing. ... read more
  • Migraine migraine-treatment-complementary-health-the-therapy-room-cambridge is a severe and unpleasant type of headache that usually affects one side of the head. It can be accompanied by nausea, vomiting and the need for complete rest in a dark room. It is important to identify any triggers that are associated with attacks, such as coffee, chocolate, red wine or cheese but ... ... read more
  • Muscle Stiffness muscle-stiffness-pain-relief-treatment-complementary-health-the-therapy-room-cambridge typically occurs after increased activity when muscle fibres are stretched beyond their usual limits and cause restricted movement. Muscle stiffness can be from under-oxygenation and build up of lactic acid in the muscle tissue leading to cramps. Muscle stiffness can also be an indicator of other problems, such as flu, viral infection or an ... ... read more
  • Nausea nausea-sickness-treatment-complementary-health-the-therapy-room-cambridge is the uneasy feeling in the stomach giving a need to vomit. Nausea can be the first symptom of a variety conditions and is not necessarily indicative of a stomach problem. ... read more
  • Neck Pain neck-pain-discomfort-problems-treatment-complementary-health-the-therapy-room-cambridge is a tenderness or discomfort in the neck area and can result from any disorder to the larynx, trachea, esophagus or be related to the cervical vertebrae. ... read more
  • Nervous Breakdown nervous-breakdown-depression-treatment-complementary-health-the-therapy-room-cambridge Often, when people refer to having a nervous breakdown, they’re describing severe depression. Signs and symptoms of severe depression include: Agitation or restlessness, Difficulty or inability to stop crying, Sleep problems, Dramatic appetite changes, Indecision ... read more
  • Neuralgia neuralgia-trigeminal-treatment-complementary-health-the-therapy-room-cambridge is the name given to severe pain coming from a nerve. There are two types of neuralgia, trigeminal neuralgia and postherpetic neuralgia. Trigeminal neuralgia is severe facial nerve pain. Postherpetic neuralgia is constant severe nerve pain that can sometimes occur as a result of shingles. ... read more
  • Numbness numbness-treatment-complementary-health-the-therapy-room-cambridge usually arises from damage to or disease of the nerves. Numbness is often associated with or preceded by abnormal pain – like sensations often described as ‘pins and needles’, prickling or burning sensations; these are known as paresthesias. ... read more
  • Obesity obesity-treatment-complementary-health-the-therapy-room-cambridge is when a person is carrying too much body fat for their height and gender. A person is considered obese if they have a Body Mass Index (BMI) – weight in kilograms divided by their height in metres squared – of 30 or more. Obesity can happen when you eat more calories than you ... ... read more
  • Osteoporosis osteoporosis-bones-treatment-complementary-health-the-therapy-room-cambridge is a condition that affects the bones, causing them to become thin and weak. It happens more commonly in old age when the body becomes less able to replace worn out bone. ... read more
  • Overweight obesity-treatment-complementary-health-the-therapy-room-cambridge can be successfully treated with a variety of Complementary Health therapies ... read more
  • Pain pain-treatment-complementary-health-the-therapy-room-cambridge physical pain is a typical sensory experience that may be described as the unpleasant awareness of a noxious stimulus or bodily harm. Individuals may experience pain due to various daily hurts/aches and through more serious injuries or illnesses. ... read more
  • Panic Attacks panic-attacks-treatment-complementary-health-the-therapy-room-cambridge are a distressing and debilitating condition that affects a large number of people. They are often misunderstood and can leave the sufferer feeling like they are going insane. Physiologically, they are caused by our primitive ‘fight or flight’ response ... read more
  • Phobias phobias-phobia-treatment-complementary-health-the-therapy-room-cambridge are an overwhelming need to avoid any contact with the specific cause of the anxiety or fear. Coming into contact, or even the thought of coming into contact, with the cause of the phobia makes you anxious or panic. ... read more
  • Premenstrual Syndrome (PMS) premenstrual-symdrome-pms-treatment-complementary-health-the-therapy-room-cambridge is the name given to the set of physical, psychological and emotional symptoms that appear in the days leading up to a woman’s monthly period. It was formally known as Premenstrual tension. Usually, the symptoms improve when the woman’s period starts and disappear a few days afterwards. ... read more
  • Repetitive Strain Injury (RSI) repetitive-strain-injury-rsi-treatment-complementary-health-the-therapy-room-cambridge is often caused or aggravated by frequently repeated movements, such as a task or leisure activity – for example playing golf or tennis regularly. Symptoms usually persist over time if left untreated. ... read more
  • Rheumatism rheumatism-treatment-complementary-health-the-therapy-room-cambridge can be successfully treated with a variety of Complementary Health therapies ... read more
  • Sciatica sciatica-treatment-complementary-health-the-therapy-room-cambridge is the name given to any sort of pain that is caused by irritation or compression of the sciatic nerve. Anything that compresses or irritates the sciatic nerve can cause a pain that radiates out from your lower back and travels down your leg to your calf. Sciatic pain can range from being mild ... ... read more
  • Scoliosis scoliosis-treatment-complementary-health-the-therapy-room-cambridge is an abnormal curvature of the spine to one side. In those who have the condition, the spine bends either to the left or to the right. The bend can occur at any point along the spine, from the top to the bottom. ... read more
  • Shoulder Pain shoulder-pain-sprain-strain-treatment-complementary-health-the-therapy-room-cambridge can be related to a sprain, strain, dislocation or other problem. Injury and overuse are common causes of shoulder pain, but it can also result from a degenerative process or from disease. ... read more
  • Sleep Disorders sleep-disorders-problems-sleepwalking-treatment-complementary-health-the-therapy-room-cambridge are syndromes that cause persistent sleep disturbance. Sleep disorders can cause emotional distress and inability to function at home or at work. The most common sleep disorders are insomnia, sleepwalking, restless leg syndrome and breathing obstruction ... read more
  • Slipped Disc slipped-disc-treatment-complementary-health-the-therapy-room-cambridge is the common name for the medical terms ‘prolapsed’ or ‘herniated’ disc and most commonly occurs in people who are between 30-50 years of age. ... read more
  • Smoking (Quitting) smoking-cessation-quitting-stopping-giving-up-treatment-support-help-complementary-health-the-therapy-room-cambridge Giving up or quitting smoking can be successfully supported with a variety of Complementary Health therapies ... read more
  • Snoring snoring-treatment-complementary-health-the-therapy-room-cambridge can sometimes cause sleep apnoea. This is when the blockage in your airway causes you to stop breathing for a few seconds, so you wake up many times during the night. It does not usually cause any problems for the person doing it. But, it does affect partners, family and even neighbours if it ... ... read more
  • Sprained Ankle or Knee sprained-ankle-knee-sprains-treatment-complementary-health-the-therapy-room-cambridge can be successfully treated with a variety of Complementary Health therapies ... read more
  • Stomach Disorders stomach-disorders-inflammation-gastritis-ulcers-treatment-cambridge-the-therapy-room-complementary-health involve an inflammation of the stomach lining and are collectively known as gastritis. Gastritis and ulcers can be successfully treated with a variety of Complementary Health therapies ... read more
  • Stress stress-treatment-cambridge-complementary-health-the-therapy-room is a term used to describe the symptoms a person experiences when feeling under pressure or threatened. It is essentially the body responding naturally to a perceived threat by something called the fight or flight response. ... read more
  • Throat & Thyroid Disorders throat-disorders-oral-pharyngeal-treatment-cambridge-complementary-health-the-therapy-room can involve the mouth and the back of the throat area, including the pharynx. and can be successfully treated with a variety of Complementary Health therapies ... read more
  • Vertigo vertigo-treatment-cambridge-complementary-health-the-therapy-room is a particularly disabling condition where the sufferer feels that either themself or their immediate surrounding is in a constant state of motion. The most common symptom is a feeling of spinning or that the ground is tilting. ... read more
  • Vomiting vomiting-treatment-cambridge-complementary-health-the-therapy-room can be a symptom of an underlying cause such as infection, poisoning or emotional stress and can be successfully treated with a variety of Complementary Health therapies ... read more
  • Weight Loss obesity-treatment-complementary-health-the-therapy-room-cambridge can be successfully supported with a variety of Complementary Health therapies ... read more
  • Women’s Health Issues womens-health-issues-treatment-cambridge-complementary-health-the-therapy-room common issues include breast cancer, fertility, menopause, hair loss, pregnancy, PMT, contraception and ovarian cancer. A variety of therapies can treat these health issues. ... read more