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Why is Acupuncture good for headaches?

Headaches and migraines come in many different forms, according to NHS Choices, about half of UK adults experience tension-type headaches once a month and about 1 in 3 up to 15 times a month. For each person the experience is different

different sorts of pain; stabbing, crashing, a drill in my head, throbbing
different places on […]

By |July 30th, 2014|acupuncture, headache, stress|Comments Off on Why is Acupuncture good for headaches?|
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    Postnatal Care – what do acupuncture and moxibustion have to offer?

Postnatal Care – what do acupuncture and moxibustion have to offer?

In the post natal period women are prone to suffering from deficient conditions following the immense consumption of energy following the childbirth (whether vaginal or c-section).  From a traditional Chinese medicine viewpoint it is seen to be very important that the new mother receives enough rest to ensure she is completely recovered from the birth, and this […]

By |May 21st, 2014|acupuncture, depression, moxibustion, postnatal, pregnancy|Comments Off on Postnatal Care – what do acupuncture and moxibustion have to offer?|

Chinese Medicine advocates a good breakfast everyday

The Big Superfoods Breakfast
This porridge is low GI, alkaline and has all the 5 tastes and colours so it’s all round good for you. Mix up the following seeds and nuts together in a bowl – for one portion about ½ – 1 teaspoon of each will be enough – but experiment to your […]

By |March 31st, 2014|chinese medicine, good foods|Comments Off on Chinese Medicine advocates a good breakfast everyday|
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    BackCare Awareness Week 7-11 October – Win free Acupuncture Treatments!

BackCare Awareness Week 7-11 October – Win free Acupuncture Treatments!

Back pain affects almost all of us at some stage in our lives, and is not only debilitating but also costly.  According to the NHS 7.6 million working days were lost due to work related back pain from 2011-12, and it is estimated that back pain costs the UK £1.3m every day.

BackCare Awareness Week […]

By |October 4th, 2013|acupuncture, back pain, cupping therapy, gua sha, tui na massage|Comments Off on BackCare Awareness Week 7-11 October – Win free Acupuncture Treatments!|
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    Facial Enhancement Acupuncture or needleless Jade Face Elevating. Alternatives to more invasive cosmetic measures

Facial Enhancement Acupuncture or needleless Jade Face Elevating. Alternatives to more invasive cosmetic measures

Natural Beauty
For centuries cosmetic treatments have been used to help us roll back the years and make the best of our skin as we get older.  Today we have never before had as much choice available to change how we look, from fillers and peels to going under the knife for expensive and risky […]

By |September 24th, 2013|acupuncture, facial enhancement|Comments Off on Facial Enhancement Acupuncture or needleless Jade Face Elevating. Alternatives to more invasive cosmetic measures|
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    Acupuncture for fertility; maybe you are planning a family or having trouble conceiving

Acupuncture for fertility; maybe you are planning a family or having trouble conceiving

Having a baby is a natural stage in life and something that many couples take for granted.  After years of using contraception to prevent parenthood, we assume that deciding not to use it is all that is required for conception and pregnancy.  Unfortunately, for some couples this is increasingly not the case.  NHS Choices […]

By |April 17th, 2013|acupuncture, fertility, pregnancy, stress|Comments Off on Acupuncture for fertility; maybe you are planning a family or having trouble conceiving|
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    Second Spring: A Survey On Women’s Attitudes To The Menopause

Second Spring: A Survey On Women’s Attitudes To The Menopause

The end of a woman’s fertile life marks the beginning of her new life, now wiser, more experience, and confident, the second spring is the time for a woman to put herself first, yet the onset of peri-menopause and menopause can bring with it a number of unpleasant physical and emotional symptoms as hormone […]

By |April 10th, 2013|acupuncture, peri-menopause, survey|Comments Off on Second Spring: A Survey On Women’s Attitudes To The Menopause|

Acupuncture Awareness Week 25th February – 3rd March 2013

What can Acupuncture do for you?

Acupuncture Awareness Week, aims to educate people about how traditional acupuncture can help improve sleep and aid relaxation. Among the 82% of us who admit to sleeping troubles or insomnia, many of us are missing the point when it comes to this ancient Chinese medicine.

With 2.3 million acupuncture treatments […]

By |February 20th, 2013|acupuncture, back pain, depression, facial enhancement, fertility, hay fever, pregnancy|Comments Off on Acupuncture Awareness Week 25th February – 3rd March 2013|
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    Practitioner Notes from a Seminar on the Classical View of Fertility

Practitioner Notes from a Seminar on the Classical View of Fertility

Fertility is one of the most frequent reasons my patients seek treatment with acupuncture. Last month I attended a workshop with Sandra Hill in Brighton at the Anahata Health Clinic, where she talked about the Chinese classical view of fertility. Sandra’s teaching was inspirational, informative and extremely detailed, but I thought I would share […]

By |February 11th, 2013|acupuncture, chinese medicine, fertility, practitioner notes|Comments Off on Practitioner Notes from a Seminar on the Classical View of Fertility|

Preparing for the birth of your baby with Acupuncture

Looking forward to the big day!  As the birth of your new baby approaches you may already be making a number of changes; starting maternity leave, decorating the nursery, physically you may be feeling a little uncomfortable and emotionally you will be turning your thoughts to the actual birth which may fill you with […]

By |January 6th, 2013|acupuncture, pregnancy, stress|Comments Off on Preparing for the birth of your baby with Acupuncture|