You may want to consider acupuncture if you have asthma. Acupuncture is used for a variety of different illness, and for asthma, it is used to help relax you so that you can have better lung function. Speak with your doctor about an acupuncturist in your area. Some even take medical insurance.
The medical history that your former specialist took from you is still helpful even if you decide to go to an acupuncturist. This is because the cause of certain ailments maybe the cause of different ailments. Also, this will provide the acupressurist in wandsworth with an idea of how you live your life so they can suggest certain changes that you can try.
I still have an occasional hive appear every now and then, usually around my period or when I am really dehydrated, but basically, the chronic hives are all gone. I think that generally building up your immune system and staying hydrated helps a lot. And if you are open minded and can find a decent practitioner, I reccommend acupuncture and Chinese herbs. They certaintly did not hurt me and I do believe that they are what helped restore balance to my body.
Second to what is commonly perceived as love, I believe guilt to be the strongest, and certainly one of the most volatile and potentially destructive of all emotional experience. It is certainly in a league with rage and jealousy.
At least once a week you should address the myofascial system. An excellent way to accomplish this is (…dare I say it…) yoga. Now do you have to necessarily put aside time to stretch? No, I don’t think so. I think you can kill two birds with one stone. Why not stretch while watching television? The average American watches over four hours of TV each day. You can easily spare an hour of that time to stretch a bit.
It is crucial to take in some protein every 2.5-3 hours to maintain a positive nitrogen balance. The question is how do you this with a busy lifestyle? Well, most people will use the quick and convenient nutrition of protein bars or drinks to get it in. The problem is that many bars are loaded with binders and fillers, and they use inferior sources of protein. As far as powders are concerned, most of the top selling (heavily marketed) brands use cheap raw materials. Most people do not rotate their powders (i.e. whey, casein, egg, rice, pea, etc.) and consume this stuff several times a day, every day, which could lead to allergies down the road. But there is a simple solution…
The sleep homeostat “functions like a drive that builds up during wakefulness in pretty much a linear fashion and is discharged when you sleep…The homeostatic pressure to sleep depends not only on how long you are awake but on how active you are while awake.” (Marano, 2003) Two of the best methods to influence the sleep homeostat involve exercise and heating the body such as by taking a warm bath before bedtime.
Resolve the internal issues, resolve the balancing act and you will find that your health issues, including the PMS’ing, resolve themselves as well. The internal moodiness is just a symptom of the body’s lack of balance in some area of your life. Treating the whole person rather than just the symptoms is the right way to bring balance back into your life and stop the PMS’ing.