Oxytocin and acupuncture

Oxytocin and acupuncture

Can acupuncture boost your oxytocin? What is it? Oxytocin is a hormone, produced in the hypothalmus and secreted into the bloodstream via the pituitary. One of its main roles is to facilitate the start of labour, the production of breast milk and promote maternal...
Ways to beat stress

Ways to beat stress

This week is Mental Health Awareness week (www.mentalhealth.org.uk/our-work/mentalhealthawarenessweek). One cause of mental health problems can be too much stress. Stress can lead to feelings of anxiety and depression. Finding ways to cope with stress is an important...
Periods

Periods

My daughter’s bake sale has inspired me to pull my finger out and get back on the blog writing. February the 18th was Period Pride Day, who knew?! Her bake sale was to raise money for a charity that sends tampons and sanitary towels to countries where women...