by Lorna Driver-Davies, Nutritional Therapist at Grace Belgravia Medical Clinic. Restless legs or Restless Legs Syndrome is not a sign of a serious condition but can be uncomfortable and disturbing for the sufferer. Since it often occurs more in the evening time or when trying to get to sleep, over time, sufferers may feel frustrated […]

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How To Make Your Skin ‘Glow’


by Dr Rabia Malik, Cosmetic Doctor at Grace Medical Clinic. One of the commonest requests I get from patients in my clinic is how to get their skin to ‘glow’. There are many different factors that contribute to a glowing complexion. As a holistic medical practitioner, I look at my patients’ skin from many perspectives. […]

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Orthorexia: When Healthy Eating Turns Against You


by Elaine Slater, Psychologist at Grace Medical and Wellbeing Clinic.                     What is Orthorexia? Orthorexia is an unhealthy obsession with healthy food. It is about becoming fixated on the purity of the food being consumed, where an individual will be more likely to obsess and become anxious […]

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Why It’s Vital to Wear Sunscreen…EVERYDAY!

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by Dr Rabia Malik, Cosmetic Doctor and General Practitioner at Grace Belgravia. Wearing sunscreen everyday should be a fact of life. Sun damage is the number one cause of skin ageing, as well as more obviously contributing to skin cancer. Living in London, I am often asked whether it’s entirely necessary to wear sunscreen every […]

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The Benefits of Fresh Ginger and Lemon

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by Ziggie Bergman, Facial Reflexologist at Grace Belgravia. As the weather starts to change I always recommend my clients drink one cup of fresh ginger and lemon tea a day. Slice fresh ginger and lemon and add water, simple. Sometimes I suggest adding 1/4 teaspoon of ground turmeric and manuka honey if they are feeling […]

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What is Seasonal Affective Disorder? (SAD)


Seasonal affective disorder (SAD) is a type of depression that comes and goes in a seasonal pattern. SAD is sometimes known as ‘winter depression’ because the symptoms are more apparent and tend to be more severe during the winter. As Winter draws closer and the days get shorter, it is important to be aware of the […]

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Denise Elphick writes about her final two weeks on her fitness journey here at Grace Belgravia. I realise that now I have returned from my holiday I need to snap back into sensible eating and lots of exercise!  Immediately I restock the cupboard with lovely stuff from Wholefoods – my favourite Primrose’s Kitchen Raw Carrot […]

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The Feeling Gut


by Ana Isabel, Analytical Hypnotherapist & Psychological Astrologer at Grace Belgravia. The language we use often illustrates the connection between our feelings and our bodies. Expressions like: I feel sick to my stomach, I feel it in my guts, It’s a gut feeling, I can’t stomach it etc.  More recently , experts have been talking about a […]

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Is “Detox” just Hype? 


By Kara Mia, Grace Colon Hydrotherapist. Is “Detox” just hype? In my opinion the answer is both yes and no.  Consumers are barraged by products that purport to conveniently erase all holiday wrong-doings in the shape of a pill or drink with the added bonus of restored youth etc. The word “detox” has been borrowed […]

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Accessing the Power of Gratitude


    by Padma Shankar Coram. The practice of gratitude as a tool for happiness has been in the mainstream for years. Long-term studies support gratitude’s effectiveness, suggesting that a positive, appreciative attitude contributes to greater success in work, greater health, peak performance in sports and business, a higher sense of well-being, and a faster […]

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