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Lopo Champalimaud

CEO and Co-Founder of Wahanda

Name: Lopo Champalimaud
Gender: Male
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I am a co-founder of Wahanda. I have worked in the lifestyle and internet businesses for years and am really excited about what we are building at Wahanda.

While I am not a professional therapist I am passionate about the wellness industry and how the internet can help connect consumers and professionals to raise awareness and find the ideal treatment.

Although I go to quite a few spas, I tend to have a very practical approach to wellness. I do yoga and lots of physical exercise and believe that a good regular massage is crucial to help me relieve stress.

What exactly are antioxidants and why do we need them?

Asked by lopo5 3 years  ago.

Seems like every food you can imagine is being promoted as rich in antioxidants but what exactly are they and why are they so important for our health?

5 answers

Is there a way of treating tennis elbow?

Asked by lopo5 4 years  ago.

I have a friend of mine who is complaining about tennis elbow and who feels that there is nothing that he can do to alleviate it. I would love to be able to give him some options.

14 answers

What kind of training standards and certification should I look for in a personal trainer in the UK?

Asked by lopo5 4 years  ago.

How can I know that the personal trainer I choose is qualified?

7 answers

What is the difference between Osteopathy and Chiropractic?

Asked by lopo5 4 years  ago.

I injured my neck and want to see someone about it but not sure what I should be looking for. Can someone explain?

4 answers

Is there a type of Yoga which can be considered the "original" form?

Asked by lopo5 4 years  ago.

I know there are a lot of different kinds of yoga out there but I am assuming that most of them are derived from a common source. What form of Yoga would most closely match the original?

3 answers

Is there a natural cure for a hangover?

Asked by lopo5 4 years  ago.

We had our christmas party last night and am not feeling my best. Other than sleep, what's the best way to recover?

11 answers

Are Parabens really bad for you?

Asked by lopo5 4 years  ago.

I see more and more products saying they are paraben-free and I know several people who are allergic to parabens so I naturally want to avoid them. However I have also been told by several organic experts that parabens are actually pretty essential to making products and that to remove them means replacing it with worse things. What's the truth?

6 answers

What is the best natural way to overcome jet lag?

Asked by lopo5 4 years  ago.

I am finding it harder and harder to get over my jet-lag but I hate using sleeping pills or drinking too much caffeine. What is the best way to beat jet-lag naturally?

27 answers

how do I prevent skin irritation after shaving?

Asked by lopo5 4 years  ago.

I grew a beard because I found that my skin always got irritated after I shaved. This was especially true around my neck. Any tips on how to resolve that?

14 answers

Do running shoes actually do more harm than good?

Asked by lopo5 4 years  ago.

I just read the book "Born to Run" by Christopher McDougall, which has been a bestseller and suggests that running shoes may actually do more damage than good to runners. Is this true? Should I be considering switching to shoes with very little cushioning like the Vibram five or even running barefoot?

6 answers

I've be told that you should never use a moisturiser that also has SPF protection in it. True?

Asked by lopo5 5 years  ago.

I use a moisturiser every day but also want to use some kind of sun protection. I like the idea of having the two in one application and have seen a few products (there are not many) that combine the two. However, I have been told that you should not use these combined moisturisers/SPF products as somehow combining the two impacts their effectiveness. Is this true?

8 answers

Does waxing make your hair grow back thicker?

Asked by lopo5 5 years  ago.

I am having a debate with my wife... she says it does, I say it doesn't. Can anyone help restore marital bliss?

16 answers

Can anyone tell me more about what Combined Decongestive Therapy consists of?

Asked by lopo5 5 years  ago.

I have heard people talk about it but I am not entirely clear of what is involved and what it is best used for.

Not answered yet

My seborrheic dermatitis is getting worse -- what can I do about it?

Asked by lopo5 5 years  ago.

For many years now I have had seborrheic dermatitis on my scalp and have treated it with regular use of a medical shampoo and then occasional use of a topical ointment. However, recently I have found that I have been getting the same flakiness and itchiness on my eyebrows, eyelids and sometime on the area below my eyes on either side of the nose.

I don't love using all these medicines to treat it and find that it only helps for a short while. Is there something natural that I can do to help my condition? Does it have to do with something I am eating?

10 answers

How do I get rid of pain in my wrist when playing tennis?

Asked by lopo5 5 years  ago.

I get a pain through the top of my wrist which requires me to tape it when I play tennis. The tape helps but doesn't really solve the problem. What else can I do?

2 answers

How long should I keep the oil on after the Abhyanga massage?

Asked by lopo5 5 years  ago.

I have had an Abhyanga massage a few times and was told that it was beneficial to keep the oils on after the treatment for as long as possible. However, I really don't like the feeling and prefer to have a shower afterwards. Is it really necessary to keep the oils on the body after the treatment to have the full benefit of the treatment?

Not answered yet

How do you get stronger and build muscles without bulking up?

Asked by lopo5 5 years  ago.

I want to get stronger but I don't want to build mass. How do I do that?

2 answers

Does all pilates use gyrokinesis?

Asked by lopo5 5 years  ago.

I see that most pilates studios offer gyronkinesis but I am not sure if this is different from pilates or just a certain form of it?

Not answered yet

Does threading hurt?

Asked by lopo5 5 years  ago.

someone recently told me that threading was great because it didn't remove any skin the way waxing does so the skin doesn't get irritated but that it hurts quite a lot. Is that true?

Not answered yet

I have a beard... can I still have a facial?

Asked by lopo5 5 years  ago.

I have heard that many therapists will refuse to give a facial to a man with a beard and that I would need to shave. Is that true?

Not answered yet

How often should I go to the chiropractor?

Asked by lopo5 5 years  ago.

I've had a bad back in the past and went to a chiro who sorted me out after a few sessions. At the time she told me that I should see a chiro at least once per year for a general re-alignment even if my back was ok. Is this true?

Not answered yet

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