A guest blog post written by Simon Lawton (Edited by TASK). Original post can be found on Simon's website silkinesiology. Statins are big business. The miracle drug that helps prevent heart attacks and strokes is estimated to be a $10B a-year industry. Statins are drugs that are reputed to lower cholesterol, but do they work? If you measure their efficacy in terms of lowering levels of cholesterol in the body, then yes they do. But if we look at whether they reduce the risk of heart attacks … [Read more...] about Statins – Cholesterol, Heart Attacks and Strokes
A guest blog post written by Polly Howard (Edited by TASK) I want to talk about how I said goodbye to overwhelm. I'm sure many of you relate to overwhelm. It is something I realise that I have lived with forever (as far as I can remember). In recent years, with the different situations that have arisen, from parents getting ill and dying, to moving house and countries, to losing jobs and income, I have certainly lost count of how many times I have said, I just feel so … [Read more...] about Goodbye to overwhelm
In my opinion, prevention is better than cure, so let’s look at some of the things that can support and boost your immune system to keep you from the dreaded colds, coughs and flu and viruses. 7 ways to support and boost our immune system Warm drinks throughout the day no matter what the season boosts the immune system. It's a great tip to remember if you are feeling under par, or even better, to prevent illness.Up Vitamin C intake. The suggestion is 1 gram of Vit C with each meal to … [Read more...] about 7 ways to boost your immune system and keep viruses away
Kinesiology can help with weight issues Clients initially have Systematic Kinesiology for many different reasons, however, overtime, they often mention their diet and how to maintain an ideal weight. Some clients express they would like to lose a few pounds, that last stubborn half a stone, or have more to lose after being on countless diets. Other clients struggle to keep weight on or bulk up, which is equally challenging and frustrating for some. Rebalancing the body generally with … [Read more...] about How to Maintain an Ideal Weight
A guest blog post written by Hanna Sharpe. Constantly feeling unwell seemed to be my day-to-day normal In 2015 I wasn’t really enjoying being me, mysteriously persistent tiredness, and bloating after eating and general constantly feeling unwell seemed to be my day-to-day normal. One day, for some reason, I decided to try a natural approach to deal with it and find out what was going on. One day, for some reason, I decided to try a natural approach to deal with it and find out what was … [Read more...] about No longer accepting tiredness and bloating after eating changed my health, life & career
The Thyroid gland is beautifully shaped like a butterfly and has two lobes (like wings) either side of the bridge or Isthmus (like the body of a butterfly). It is a lovely brownish red colour, is rich with blood vessels and also nerves that are important for voice quality to pass through it. The thyroid gland produces hormones that regulate vital body functions including the body's metabolic rate (the way our bodies use energy), as well as heart and digestive function, muscle … [Read more...] about Does your Thyroid need Systematic Kinesiology?
Mental and emotional health is a much talked about topic right now. According to Mind, one in 4 people are affected every year. They explain that mental health is; "Just like physical health: everybody has it and we need to take care of it. Good mental health means being generally able to think, feel and react in the ways that you need and want to live your life. But if you go through a period of poor mental health you might find the ways you're frequently thinking, feeling or reacting … [Read more...] about Systematic Kinesiology for Mental and Emotional Health and Wellbeing
Back pain affects around 1 third of the adult population I felt inspired to write this because I have had 3 clients this week with low back pain. Two of the three said the pain had suddenly came on out of nowhere. Lower back pain plagues around 1 third of the adult population each year, (source). What is the root cause of back pain? Within Systematic Kinesiology there are many different ways of checking where the root cause of a symptom is coming from and addressing it accordingly … [Read more...] about Lower Back Pain and Kinesiology
The Ileocecal Valve (ICV) is found in the digestive tract between the small intestines and the large intestines. It is positioned in the lower right side of the abdomen near the appendix. The main function of the ICV is to periodically open and close in order to let food move through the digestive tract. If the ICV malfunctions it can have a major effect on health and wellbeing. A malfunctioning Ileocecal Valve is an extremely common condition It can produce an unbelievable … [Read more...] about ICV-probably the most contributing factor in poor health
Confused with all the different Kinesiologies and how to identify which one is authentic and for you? In this blog we share the roots of TASK and break down what is Systematic Kinesiology. Brian H. Butler (the founder of TASK and my father) began his training in Applied Kinesiology (AK) in 1975 with the founder George G. Goodheart, a chiropractor from Detroit, Michigan. Applied Kinesiology is the name used in the USA where only Chiropractors, Doctors and Acupuncturists are … [Read more...] about What is Systematic Kinesiology?
What is rebounding? Rebounding is movement performed on a specially-designed trampoline designed to get your heart rate up and your lymphatic system working in a low-impact and FUN way. It works your whole body whilst activating your lymphatic system to help your body to flush out toxins, bacteria and waste. A NASA study found that exercising on a trampoline was 68% more effective than jogging. Below are 31 reasons why rebounding can improve your health and … [Read more...] about 31 ways rebounding can improve your wellbeing
By TASK Tutor Saadia Baig I recently attended a fantastic seminar on 'How our emotions make us sick' with the incomparable Dr Gabor Mate and wanted to share some highlights with you. There were stand out pieces of information that really shone out for me. I have found them incredibly useful in my clinic and I have been sharing them with my clients constantly. Dr Maté is a Western-trained physician, who was born in wartime Hungary. For twelve years Dr. Maté worked in Vancouver’s … [Read more...] about How Our Emotions Make Us Sick
The Frightening Frequencies I was chatting recently with a group of Diploma students at a CPD (continued professional development) weekend and the topic of 5g technology came up. We all felt 'the world' had officially gone mad. The conversation spurred me into doing a little more research as I would like to know how to offer the best protection from 5g not only for myself but also my family, friends and clients when 5g is rolled out. What is 5g? Simply put, it is the fifth … [Read more...] about Protection from 5g
I was chatting with a lovely Foundation Level 6 student this week and we were talking about just how powerful Systematic Kinesiology is within the prevention of ill health and how prevention is better than cure. Systematic Kinesiology is now fairly well known to help with food intolerances and general health issues such as Irritable Bowel Syndrome (IBS), Chronic Fatigue, Back/Neck pain, stress/emotional stress and immune problems. However the HUGE area of prevention for ill health is often … [Read more...] about Prevention is better than cure
'Ethos' is a Greek word meaning 'character' that is used to describe the essential guiding beliefs or ideals that characterize an ideology. The online Oxford English dictionary describes it as: The characteristic spirit of a culture, era, or community as manifested in its attitudes and aspirations Systematic Kinesiology©1985 acknowledges a higher power The first and most important ethical aspect of Systematic Kinesiology is that it acknowledges that a ‘Higher Power’ is at work. This … [Read more...] about The Ethos Of Systematic Kinesiology – by Brian Butler