National Diabetes month

November is National Diabetes month. With more than 3.9 million people living with diabetes in the UK, this is one day where we can raise awareness for this modern day condition.

Our focus is to look at how lifestyle and our own energy flows can make diabetes less intrusive in our day to day life.

First, let’s look at what diabetes is.


What is Diabetes?

Diabetes is a serious, lifelong condition where your blood glucose level is too high. 

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"Jung Shim has truly changed my life" - Morgan

Stress, fatigue, eczema, allergies, over active mind, poor circulation and ADHD are all things that I have suffered from throughout my entire life.


I've always been very open minded and willing to try alternative methods to help manage these ailments but nothing has had the kind of impact that I have seen from Jung Shim. 


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5 Ways to Wellbeing

There is often confusion around what is wellbeing. It can be mistaken for happiness but where happiness can come and go in a moment, wellbeing is the state of being comfortable, healthy or happy. Many things can make up wellbeing such as relationships, standard of living, a sense of belonging. Some things can be influenced more easily than others and at Jung Shim, we focus on mental wellbeing and health. Whilst no one can give wellbeing to you, we help many people to improve their personal wellbeing with simple techniques and a simple focus.
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Stress and adrenal fatigue symptoms

Stress isn’t always a bad thing. In fact, being able to handle stress is a key to survival. However, when stress is prolonged and intense and you’re left feeling as if it has become the norm, then it depletes us of our ‘human energy’ by overworking other areas of the body. In this instance we look at the affect it has on overworked adrenal glands.
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6 reasons to take a walk in nature

Whatever the weather, walking in nature is not only good for your heart and fitness levels, but according to numerous studies it has measurable mental benefits and it may also reduce the risk of depression. Let’s take a look at how a simple walk in nature may yield many additional benefits.
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One surprising cause of back pain

The problem with back pain is that conventional doctors treat as a physical pain. Why is this a problem? Because it can't be identifid with a test or imaging study. Conditions commonly linked to back pain include: Muscle or ligament strain. Repeated heavy lifting or a sudden awkward movement may strain back muscles and spinal ligaments. Jung Shim take a look at another cause of back pain that is very often overlooked.
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How allergies and food sensitivities are affected by our energy levels

Allergies and food sensitivities are commonplace in the Western World. In most instances, they’re seen as an annoyance rather than a chronic illness and are treated with a variety of over-the-counter drugs or self-imposed elimination diets. However, we tend to treat the symptoms rather than the cause. This means that relief is often short lived and the symptoms may intensify in the long run.
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How depression and back pain are linked

A recent study shows that depression may trigger back pain, rather than an injury being the cause. In fact, people with depression are 60% percent more likely to develop low back pain in their lifetime, according to recent research.
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5 facts about Chronic Fatigue

Chronic Fatigue Syndrome (CFS) or Myalgic Encephalomyelitis (M.E.) is characterised by persistent fatigue (exhaustion). Sufferers often feel so tired that they can’t complete normal daily activities.
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M.E. or Chronic Fatigue Syndrome

I became ill for around 12 years with M.E or Chronic Fatigue Syndrome following a virus. I was a classical musician playing the viola in an orchestra with lots of concerts and travelling. I got in to a negative state of mind where I could find lots to complain about and lost sight of the positives. I had aches and pains, digestive problems, felt stressed and was sleeping badly. I found it hard to stop my mind going round and round. After the virus I returned to work for a month but was unable to carry on. I was badly affected by the illness and spent a lot of time housebound though fortunately not bed bound. I couldn’t do anything regularly and suffered bad headaches and muscle pain amongst other things. I had to give up my career as a professional musician. I found this quite devastating and very hard to adjust.
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