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Not so Hot Rocks

Advantages: Feels pleasant for a short time
Disadvantages: There are much simpler ways to achieve therapeutic massage

I purchased these heat therapy stones a couple of years ago when I had a slightly naïve idea of creating my own home spa. Stone therapy originated approximately 5000 years ago in India where heated stones were used for therapeutic massage. The idea is ...

moistbabe 14.03.2012 · Read full review
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5-HTP - Happy pills, appetite suppressant and sleep aid :)

Advantages: IT WORKS! decreased appetite, stress relief etc
Disadvantages: none

Beware: sob stories follow! Update at the bottom of the page! It all started with an incredibly rough week – I have a colleague at work that pushes every single one of my buttons... DAILY! He sniffs, picks his nose, slurps his coffee, farts, and sing ...

candzjay 21.10.2010 · Read full review
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Hey - she's left the room - come back!!

Advantages: Take your time, follow the rules and you will get totally well!!
Disadvantages: Not as immediate as a painkiller!

...I’ve just been for my walk and am drinking my way through my 2nd 1.5 litre bottle of water… What is she on about you’re thinking? I have become a Bowen Technique devotee!! And those are the things they tell you to do between sessions, a little ...

pagan 14.05.2004 · Read full review
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WHAT IS THE BOWEN TECHNIQUE

Advantages: Can be used to compliment other forms of medicine
Disadvantages: Recommended you wait a week before having any other manipulative therapy.

I haven't had this treatment personally but my Mum had it to treat sciatica which had been an ongoing problem for many years. It has been the only thing that has given any real relief for her in a long time. Working in a medical profession I am interest ...

fionaneville 06.02.2003 · Read full review
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Bowen miracle cure

Advantages: Painless, non-invasive, fast
Disadvantages: None

I suffered with a frozen left shoulder several years ago, and only after 12 months of painful physio (and acupuncture towards the end), did it get better. My right shoulder became frozen (for no apparent reason!) about 6 months ago, and having read about ...

cheyenne3918 09.09.2008 · Read full review

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