Newspaper article Evening Chronicle (Newcastle, England)

Attracted to Strange Alternative

Newspaper article Evening Chronicle (Newcastle, England)

Attracted to Strange Alternative

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Byline: By Louise Redvers

Is it really possible to cure eczema with a magnet? Louise Redvers delves into the weird world of kinesiology

Cheryl suffered from aggressive eczema for nearly 10 years.

The itchy red raw rash covered her whole body except her face.

Her skin was so bad she had to keep it covered with long sleeves and trousers, even in summer when the heat made it unbearable.

"I had tried everything," Cheryl Al-Shehab, 22, explained, "Antihistamines, creams, lotions, everything and anything the dermatologist could prescribe.

"The creams were fine, but they only really soothed the itching, they didn't get rid of the actual eczema."

Miserable and fed up with life, Cheryl, who works at the Inland Revenue and lives in South Shields, decided to throw caution to the wind and try kinesiolgy.

"I had no idea what it was or what it would do, but a family friend said it might work and I was desperate, so I gave it ago," she said.

"He did some tests with my arm and said I had internal imbalances. Then he used a magnet to balance me out again.

"It was amazing, within a few days, the itching just seemed to stop, and because I wasn't scratching my skin, it healed much quicker.

"I went back for more treatment over the next few months. I think I spent about pounds 100 in total, but it was really worth it, I would recommend it to anyone."

Health kinesiology is all about reading the electromagnetic energy that flows through our bodies.

It is based on the principle that imbalances in our body can lead to outward physical or mental symptoms.

Crichton Dand became a kinesiology practitioner after his own major health scare nine years ago.

He had lost two stone in a matter of months and was suffering from night sweats and bad diarrhoea.

"Nobody seemed to know what was wrong with me," Crichton, now 57, recalls. …

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