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What is CIRS (Chronic Inflammatory Response Syndrome)

CIRS was first used as a term in the 1990s by Dr Ritchie Shoemaker to describe a particular multi-system,multi-symptom chronic illness. Exposure to certain environmental  organisms called biotoxins is understood to trigger this chronic inflammatory response in the body. The exposure can be from water-damaged buildings, post-Lyme syndrome, a fish-borne illness called Ciguatera, mold exposure and some other less commonly found bio toxins in the UK. The susceptible person (having a certain gene) exposed to these biotoxins experience a multitude of symptoms in multiple systems...

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Getting Lippy

Within aesthetics, lips are of great importance in determining facial beauty. Lip augmentation, using dermal fillers (hyaluronic acid) is one of the most popular non-surgical cosmetic procedures. Lips are beautiful and deemed sexually attractive . The definition of beauty has been a debated subject since ancient times, with Phidias (500BC-432BC) creating the “Golden Ratio” (which is named Phi)- a ratio of 1:1:68. Da Vinci incorporated this mathematical beauty into his Renaissance art such as Mona Lisa Vitruvian Man. Is there such a thing as a perfect lip ratio? Can we...

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Ground-breaking technology leads to a revolution in pain treatment

There’s a technology innovation that has been causing waves of relief in the treatment of injury and pain. Where surgery might have been the only option, or a joint replacement looked like months or years on a waiting list, there is now Molecular Biophysical Stimulation Therapy (MBST), also known as magnetic resonance therapy. Although the therapy isn’t brand new, having been developed in Germany 17 years ago and widely used across Europe and Russia, it is ground-breaking in the way it treats injury and cell damage. Pioneered by a physiotherapy company in the UK 12 years ago, there are now...

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A life-changing alternative to surgery

I’ve always had a love of football. I even had the opportunity to play professionally when I was younger but, as happens in life, other things arose and I remained a passionate amateur. However, it was incredibly important to me that I kept playing the game I love – for fitness, for joy, and for camaraderie. So when I started having serious problems with my knee, I feared I’d be told to stop playing to prevent any further damage. As it happened, I needed to have 30% of my meniscus – the soft cartilage on either side of the knee – removed, but the procedure was successful and I recovered...

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