Posts in the ‘symptoms’ 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

Odd socks for sock it to lymphoedema

Lymphoedema Awareness Week

March March is lymphoedema awareness week. How to raise awareness Wear odd socks like the ladies at Wellbeing Technique and upload your images to social media using the following hastags   Hastags #lymphoedemaawareness #lymphoedema #sockit #sockittolymphoedema @BritishLymph @lymphsupport #LAw2018 @LymphIreland Need more information Contact Sasha at Wellbeing Techniques to find out about lymphoedema and how to

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,

I needed education too

As a healthcare professional I needed education on lymphoedema too.

Lymphoedema is out there and yet so few healthcare professional know that much about it. I have to say that I myself had a very poor understanding of the condition and its associated issues before I trained as a Manual Lymph Drainage therapist. I used to think sure” your arm is only a little swollen, there’s no

25th Sept -1st OCtober 2017 Cancer Week

Cancer Week Ireland

Cancer week Ireland starts on Monday the 25th September find out about the many difference events that are planned for the week. Including Living Well With Cancer: The National Conference for Cancer Survivorship 2017 Living with Secondary Cancer – What Happens Now That It’s Back? A Conversation About Cancer Rehabilitation This week aims to raise awareness

Men get lymphoedema too

A man’s insight into lymphoedema

Lymphoedema affects men also. This is a man’s perspective on lymphoedema and how men are in the minority when it comes to lymphoedema. Cancer survivorship is difficult and the late side effects of treatment can develop. This gentleman had melanoma and oesophageal cancer. More awareness is needed around lymphoedema and this story highlights that this awareness

Summer tips if you have lymphoedema

Summertime Tips for Lymphies