Can Reflexology Help You ?

Thursday, 27 December 2007 | | |

The human body has the ability to heal itself. Following illness, stress,
injury or disease, it is an a state of imbalance and vital energy pathways are
blocked, preventing the body from functioning effectively. Reflexology can
also be used to restore and maintain the body’s natural equilibrium and
encourage healing.

Reflexology can be helpful in many conditions including :

  1. Headaches & Migraine – These may be caused by a number ofdifferent factors including tension, neck problems, sinus congestion, eye trouble and can also be associated with the hormonal changes which take place during the menstrual cycle and the menopause.

  2. Back Problems – Treatment will not be able to diagnose the exactnature of the back problem but, but help can be given in many cases, including a slipped disc, pulled muscle, curvature of the spine andstiffness in the back.

  3. Thyroid – With an over-active thyroid gland, the symptoms may includerestlessness, nervousness, irritability, tiredness, weight loss but with an appetite. An under-active thyroid gland slows down the metabolic processes with symptoms including weight gain, sluggishness, shortness of breath, weakness and tiredness.

  4. Asthma – In this condition breathing difficulties are experienced on exhaling and there may be bouts of wheezing and coughing. It can becaused by an allergic condition or may be due to tension or stress.

  5. Blood Pressure – Blood pressure is the pressure exerted by the bloodon the vessel walls and when it is raised this puts an extra strain on theheart and the blood vessels. The causes of high blood pressure aremany and may involve stress, dietary factors and glandular imbalances.

  6. AIDS – Reflexology treatment may be helpful to AIDS patients. Witheating disorders such as anorexia and bulimia, the general balancingeffect of the treatment and the relaxation achieved may well aidrecovery of the eating disorder.


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