Dermatology can be notoriously persistent and difficult to treat in any medical system. Conventionally, dermatological conditions such as psoriasis and eczema often require the use of topical corticosteroid creams, which can produce excellent results at reducing inflammation but, with long term use, can also produce significant side effects for some patients. Acupuncture can be […]
Acupuncture has been around for 4,000 years, and works by balancing the energy in our systems, thus enabling the body to heal itself. Over the centuries many women have benefited from cosmetic acupuncture to enhance their looks.
Today it is very easy for us to become out of balance, many of us live with one […]
A patient I have recently been treating has kindly given me permission to include a study of her case on my blog. Katherine is a single 24 year old in her first job since graduating from university and moving back in with her parents. She has a boyfriend and plenty of friends and a […]
Pregnancy is one of the most exciting times in a woman’s life, growing and nurturing a new life is fulfilling, exhilarating, and inspiring. It is a time of personal growth and reflection for the mother, not only on what is happening inside her, but also what will happen after the baby is born. What […]
Spring is here and whilst some of us are out enjoying the warmth of the sunshine (when it comes out) after a long cold winter, for others the season heralds the arrival of some uncomfortable symptoms. Noses start to itch, give off a watery discharge, or feel blocked up. Then the sneezing begins, not […]
Is your face looking a bit dull and listless after a long Winter of no sun to give it a healthy glow, central heating drying out your skin, or worst of all the appearance of the odd dreaded wrinkle? Now there is an alternative way to roll back the years and diminish those […]
Moxa is a dried herb, usually mugwart, which is used in Chinese Medicine for its warming and strengthening properties. Moxibustion involves burning the dried herb moxa to release it’s healing properties and stimulating acupuncture points. Like Tui Na, moxibustion has been used in China for thousands of years and dates back long before acupuncture. […]