Multiple Sclerosis (MS) Symptoms

In 2015 about 2.3 million people were affected globally with MS. It normally begins between the ages of 20 to 50 & is twice as common in women. Over 50% of MS sufferers will try alternative or complementary treatments. Most of these are women who have suffered with MS for several years.

Not all sufferers of MS have the same symptoms. But most at one time or another will suffer with some of the most common symptoms that include :

  • PAIN : This can be anywhere over the full body.
  • VISION : One in Four sufferers have eye problems. This can include loss of vision lasting up to a week. Double Vision : The eyes can move on there own, which can make still objects look as though they are moving. Colour Blindness : Eye pain, see flashes when moving the eyes.
  • FITIGUE : This seems to be one of the main problems nearly all MS sufferers have to cope with daily.
  • TINGLING & NUMBNESS : Both of these can be very uncomfortable, making for restless nights.
  • MEMORY PROBLEMS : This can be anything from planning, problem solving to not learning new things quickly. But long
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Nakhon Nayok Province Thailand

Nakhon Nayok is one of the central provinces of Thailand. Found about 1 hour 30 minutes North of Bangkoks Suvarnabhumi international airport. If you are after a seaside resort this is not the place for you. But if you would like to see a place Thais visit, with plenty of places to stay as well as a lot to see & do. Then add it to your list of places to see.

Attractions :

Khun Dan Prakan Chon Dam

The Khun Dan Prakan Chon Dam built in 2005. Standing at 93m high & 2720m long it’s the biggest Dam in Thailand, & biggest compacted concrete Dam in the world. You can take a bus trip or walk across the dam, looking down from the top you can really feel the height. May not be suitable for people with a fear of heights ?

Boat trips regularly go across the lake and up the river at the back of the dam into Khao Yai. It just depends on the season to how far up the river you can travel, obviously in rainy season when the reservoir will be at it’s fullest, you will be able to travel … Read the rest


Ayutthaya Thailand

Ayutthaya is located in the Phra Nakhon Si Ayutthaya District. Just over one hours drive from Bangkok. Depending where you start from in Bangkok & the traffic in Bangkok. Anyone who’s been to Bangkok will know what I mean.(check picture on the right, that’s not even rush hour in Bangkok) Travelling by train is much easier & very cheap, around 11 baht each way.

A little history of Ayutthaya 

It was founded in 1350 & was the second Siamese capital after Sukhothai & originally Thailand’s capital city. Until it was destroyed by the Burmese in the 18th century.

Places To See

Wat Maha That

wat Maha That is located in the Ayutthaya Historical Park. This is the place to see the Buddha’s head tree. But all around are some fantastic ruins. It can get rather busy around the tree. Making it not  easy to take photo’s, but be patient & you will eventually get the picture you want.

Wat Lokayasutharam

Wat Lokayasutharam is situated at Pratoochai District, behind the Ancient Palace  , in the area 0f Wat Worapoh (Wat Rakhang) and Wat Worachettharam.

Here you will find the reclining Buddha , called Phra Bhuddhasaiyart, which faces to … Read the rest

Natural Treatments For Anxiety                                                                                                                      There are a lot of treatments for anxiety & depression on the market & not everything is good for your body. Alternative treatment for anxiety & depression is a great & natural way to get relief. You should understand though, that most alternative medicine to treat anxiety & depression is used in cases where the condition is mild. People with severe depression or anxiety, to the point that it is threatening their lives or the lives of others, should not hesitate to seek medical attention.

Here Are The Top 4 Alternative Treatments For Anxiety & Depression

   1. Herbal Remedies :

St. John’s Wort is probably the most popular of all of the herbal remedies used to treat anxiety & depression. St.John’s Wart is effective at combating mild depression & anxiety in a natural way. It has been used fro centuries in this regard & works very well. Other herbal remedies that work to reduce anxiety & depression are Chamomile & Valerian. Some herbal remedies can interfere with your subscription medicines. It is very important to consult your doctor before starting to use any other treatments.

2. Acupuncture :

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What Is Therapeutic Massage ?

Therapeutic massage is basically any type of massage that manipulates muscles & soft tissues to relieve pain. There are many therapeutic massage facilities available in the world today. Each one of these centres offers a different variety of service based on the owners & staff’s expertise in the overwhelmingly vast styles of massage therapy.

This is so much more than simply being able to relax for an hour or two. There are numerous benefits to engaging in the practice, including physical health benefits & mental clarity. Some people claim they feel more emotionally stable after having a therapy session.

Undergoing this treatment significantly reduces feelings of stress & anxiety as stated by the American Massage Therapy Association (AMTA). Therapeutic touch helps people take on peace of mind, promote increased mental awareness & helps alleviate mental stress caused by everyday life. Massage even helps the body know stress is coming & how to handle it.

Recent studies have revealed that when law students wee given a massage before heaving to appear in court, their arguments where stronger & the performed better than those who did not undergo massage. Similarly, people undergoing chemotherapy seem to respond better … Read the rest

Pure Essential Oils For Skin

Natural skin care products & remedies are becoming more & more popular in today’s society. Beauty products & skin care products are advertising their use of organic & natural ingredients to promote the change. More & more women prefer these organic & natural ingredients & products because we can see the harmful effects that chemicals can have on our skin, body & appearance. Essential oils are the next great natural skin care product. Essential oils are extracts from plants & herbs that contain the essence, smell & properties of the plant from which they were extracted. In regards to skin care, essential oils are natural, non-greasy oils that tone, rejuvenate & enhance the natural beauty of the skin.

Essential Oils Treat :

  • Acne.
  • Eliminate Scarring.
  • Reduce Blemishes.
  • Smooth Wrinkles.
  • Make Age Marks Disappear.
  • Eradicate Eczema
  • Treat Psoriasis.
  • Help With Inflammation.
  • Prevent Infection.
  • Help With Sunburn.
  • Treat Itchy Skin.

You Can Be Added To :

  • Creams.
  • Lotions.
  • Shampoo.
  • Moisturizers.
  • Carrier Oils

Then all can be applied to the skin.  Use on a daily basis for better results.

Here Is a list of helpful Essential oils for your skin care needs : 

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How To Perform Self Abdominal Massage

Massage is extremely beneficial for the body & therapeutic for the mind. Massaging the legs after a run gets lactic acid moving to reduce soreness, Massaging stiff shoulders & neck helps reduce tension. Massaging the abdomen offers a dual action approach to supporting digestion. Since digestive problems can be the result of stress, relieving stress can encourage healthy intestinal function. Additionally, abdominal massages can help stimulate the muscles & organs required to produce a bowel movement. If constipation or indigestion is a problem in your life & you’re interested in a completely natural & chemical-free mode of therapy that you can do yourself, give abdominal massage a try.

Abdominal Massage : How-to

Unlike some other forms of massage, abdominal massage is easy to self perform. Various techniques exist, but there are two I typically suggest for those just starting :

  • Start below your sternum, with one whole hand, move down your abdomen with a downward stroke & follow with the other hand. Cycle one hand over the other & continuously repeat the motion in a backwards bike-pedalling motion. This will encourage the movement of waste down  into your bowels.

  • Use your fingertips & massage
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Massage For Wrinkles

Natural treatments for wrinkles are alternative solutions in slowing down the aging process. Although surgical treatments work in making skin more elastic, the effects are usually not attractive. It stretches out skin tissues & makes your skin look fake & unattractive. Graceful aging is still the best way to go.( as the picture on the right shows. Your never too young to start having massage ! )

One way to achieve that is through the use of natural treatments. The downside to these treatments is the time you need to consume to perform them. If you don’t like the time constraints, you can try the following fast & convenient treatments for wrinkles

1. Facial Massage

Why not try one of the many facial massages available at nearly all beauty businesses. You can choose from Basic Facials or Purifying Facials & even Anti-Aging Facial. Check my other post : . Facials have become very popular over the last 10 years & not just for women.

2. Acupressure Massage

You can do this method before going to sleep. It will help relax your muscles & release tension & stress. There are several acupressure points on your face. … Read the rest

Massage For Abdominal Adhesions

Abdominal pain can be one of the most frustrating conditions for both those who are suffering from the pain & for their doctors. Because the vast majority of abdominal adhesions (sticky spots between tissues) will not show up in diagnostic imaging, medical practitioners can sometimes end up at a loss on how to help their patient out of pain. This is where knowledgeable, trained massage & manual therapists can be such a huge help.

There are a wide range of issues that can cause abdominal pain & it is of course always best to get checked out by your doctor to see if anything stands out in MRI, x-ray or any other diagnostic tests. For many people, imaging & other tests reveal no problems. If that is the case for you, here are a couple of things to consider :

1.There is hope. In spite of the fact that the vast majority of abdominal adhesions are not extensive enough to show up on pictures, those adhesions can cause an extraordinary amount of pain & discomfort. The good news is that they can be manually felt & often released by trained practitioner who knows what they are … Read the rest

Clary Sage Essential Oil Uses

The name derives from the Latin ‘clarus meaning clear probably because the herb was once used for clearing mucous from the eyes. Originally grown in Southern Europe, but also found in the United States, It was introduced to England in 1562, & was often substituted for hops in brewing beer.

Properties Include :

  • Anticonvulsive.
  • Antidepressant.
  • Antiphlogistic.
  • Anti-septic.
  • Antispasmodic
  • Antisudorific.
  • Aphrodisiac.
  • Balsamic.
  • Carminative.
  • Deodorant.
  • Digestive.
  • Hypotensive.
  • Nervine.
  • Sedative.
  • Stomachic.
  • Tonic.
  • Uterine.

The Aroma of Clary Sage is a herbal, Nutty fragrance, slightly heavy  ! Clary Sage Essential Oil can have a deeply soothing effect on nervous tension in both men & women.

Well known for having a natural affinity with the female reproductive organs Clary Sage is strongly Yang & thus helpful for balancing excessive Yin states.

Clary Sage is known to be especially helpful for relieving premenstrual tension in women.

It has a balancing effect on hormones !

Clary Sage has been added to Geranium Essential Oil to help regulate & relieve female complaints associated with hormone imbalance, such as irregular menses, menopausal symptoms, headaches, nausea & depression.

Stimulates lucid dreaming & clear insight through your intuition !

A stimulates, regenerative & revitalizing oil excellent … Read the rest