Posts in the ‘Inflammation’ Category

This is an interesting read about the role of our lymphatic system and how it supports our health and wellbeing. The article concentrates on women’s health and hormonal imbalance.

Lymph System From time to time our lymph system can become sluggish and this leads to build up in toxins and metabolic waste within our whole body from our brain to our digestive system. How to support it It is so important to look after this delicate and powerful system. Lymph drainage treatment supports the

Ways to mind yourself following breast cancer- lymphoedema

Breast Cancer No matter what stage of your breast cancer journey you are at, whether it following a diagnosis, in the middle of treatment or 10 years post diagnosis, it can be a scary place sometimes.  I have spoken about survivorship before and how difficult it can be to live with issues post diagnosis and

Wellbeing Techniques on tour

6th of June 2018 The Summer Health and Wellbeing Festival was held on Clayton Whites Hotel Wexford on the 6th of June 2018 it was run by the Active Retirement Ireland- South East Branch.   Active Retirement Ireland Mission “Active Retirement Ireland will reach out to all older people to stop loneliness through friendship and

Acne and lymph drainage

Recently a young lady attended Wellbeing Techniques due to acne issues. If you yourself suffer from acne you know all too well how it can affect you. Sore, raised spots, pustules, red inflamed skin. You may be very conscious about how you look which is only natural. What is acne? We all have small sebaceous

What is this thing you call....

What is this thing you call Manual Lymph Drainage?

What is this thing you do? Often get asked about the treatment called Manual Lymph Drainage, its not an easy one to explain, here’s a quick video of Sasha from Wellbeing Techniques describe the treatment and its uses. Where can I get more information? Heres a link to a blog I wrote about manual lymph

What is Manual Lymph Drainage?

What is Manual Lymph Drainage?

What is this thing you call Manual Lymph Drainage? So conversation generally starts out with “So what is it you do? ” I answer Manual Lymph Drainage or MLD They ask “What’s that then?” And now the eyes take on a glazed look as I try to start explaining it. It not easy to explain in one

Sinusitis and tretment

Sinusitis an issue?

Why clients attend Wellbeing Techniques? Clients attend Wellbeing Techniques for many different reasons . These can include being unwell, living with chronic life long condition to general wellbeing. One of these health issues is sinusitis. If you have been fortunate enough not to ever have suffered from sinusitis count yourself lucky. For those who have experienced sinusitis,

HOrses and compression garments

Horses wear compression bandages too.

Horse have 8,000 lymph nodes compared to human at 500-700 nodes. Compression garments or bandages are recommended when standing for very long periods of time. Compression garments and bandages aid recovery and reduce swelling.  

Treatment for sinusitis

How lymph drainage can be used to clear your sinuses

Lymph drainage is used to clear  and unblock your sinuses. Self massage is a very simple thing which you can undertake and is beneficial. Occasionally you should attend a MLD therapist to help with the process. They can massage the inside of your mouth where your  sinuses are  and this amazing technique unblocks the passageways instantly. Contact Wellbeing Techniques

Lymphatic System

Understanding the function of your lymphatic system

    Your lymphatic system is vital for your body to function properly. This short video gives a good description of the role of lymph vessels and nodes. It doesn’t have it own pump so movement, deep breathing, healthy diet and exercise are needed for the lymphatic system to work properly. When it is not