General aftercare advice

After each session, please follow the aftercare advice stated below for a minimum of 12 hours, wherever possible:

  • Avoid stimulants e.g. coffee, tea
  • Avoid hot, spicy foods
  • Avoid alcohol and reduce amount you smoke for a few hours
  • Drink plenty of water, herbal tea, diluted fruit juice
  • Ventilate the car on the way home from treatment as dizziness may occur. Take extra car whilst driving and in the tasks you are performing at home and at work as your reactions may be slower
  • Avoid strenuous exercise and heat treatments such as saunas and steam rooms
  • Eat light meals to prevent overloading your system
  • Keep yourself warm
  • Rest as much as possible, inducing a relaxed state
  • Take a warm bath or shower for aches and pains on sore muscles
  • Occasionally you make experience a slight headache which will soon pass

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