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More information on reflexology

Each refexology session will last about an hour and, in most cases, a series of sessions are necessary to resolve any problems. Some clients book a regularly weekly or monthly session as a preventative measure, to keep their systems balanced and in good working order.What is reflexology good for?Reflexology can be used to treat a wide range of problems including skin and respiratory conditions, migraine, PMS and menopausal problems, chronic fatigue, stress, depression and anxiety, eczema, bronchitis or insomnia even fertility issues.What are the benefits of reflexology?Reflexology can be used both to help with conditions which the client is seeking immediate treatment; or it can be used to keep the body’s energy flowing and the body mind balance in harmony.

What are the side effects and when should reflexology be avoided?

Reflexology should be avoided during the first three months of pregnancy. As part of the balancing process, some clients find that reflexology encourages the elimination of toxins from the body. Therefore, as this could interfere with any medication you are taking, it is very important to inform the therapist if you are currently taking medicine.

Also, be sure to tell the therapist if you have a pacemaker, kidney stones or gallstones. If you have a health problem such as high blood pressure, thyroid disease or diabetes; or you have a foot injury, phlebitis, thrombosis or blood clots, have a chat with your doctor before booking a reflexology session, and be sure to let your therapist know when she takes your medical history.

Some clients report that, immediately after a reflexology treatment, they feel very relaxed and sleepy and just want to go home and lie down. Reflexology is suitable for everyone, except those people who dislike having their feet touched.