Tag Archives: health

Essential Foot Care

I just thought I would write up my thoughts on something that I have come to take seriously when I’m travelling in Thailand. Of course when we are away from home we pack some essential toiletries and a few things … Continue reading

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Please give me a Placebo

This morning an article was published on the BBC News website:  “Anti-depressants: Major study finds they work.”  Apparently there has been some debate about this.  “Scientists say they have settled one of medicine’s biggest debates after a huge study found … Continue reading

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Oriental Wisdom or Danger?

There is an interesting technique in Thai massage called ‘opening the wind gate’.  In English it is often referred to as a ‘blood stop’.  This sounds dramatic, whereas it is a very calming technique.  Pichest, my Thai teacher simply refers … Continue reading

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