• Alternative medicine v's conventional medicine

    Britons turn to natural remedies in the face of a pandemic

    Since the pandemic started, health concerns have come to the forefront of everyone’s mind globally. A survey conducted by the team at Holistic Room has revealed 67% of respondents turned to natural therapies to help boost their immune system this year. Clearly, what healthcare means to us has undergone a radical transformation as a result of Covid-19. With the increased use of natural therapies reported over the past few months and with a big shift in behaviour around health moving forward, we believe that the growth of complementary and alternative therapies will continue, potentially at a more rapid pace than before and find a firm place in a new emerging…

  • It’s Time to Top Up on the “Sunshine” Vitamin

    Now that Summer is almost upon us and we are having some glorious sunshine, we can step out, soak up some rays and receive some well needed vitamin D. After social distancing, mask wearing and frequent hand washing, ultimately your last line of defence is your body’s own immune system. There has been a lot of focus on vitamin D in recent weeks and studies are revealing the part vitamin D has on the immune system and the importance it can play during the pandemic. Even though it is possible to get enough vitamin D from your diet and exposure to sunlight, it is still reported that 1 in 5…