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Acupuncture a Healthy Solution

Acupuncture originated in the Far East where it still features in mainstream healthcare as a stand-alone therapy and in combination ...
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Acupuncture for Hot Flushes in Menopause

Problems at the time of or prior to menopause are often seen in the acupuncture clinic, come in for a ...
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Cupping

Cupping is perhaps one of the oldest methods of traditional Chinese medicine, historically horn, bamboo or clay cups were used ...
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Ear Candling

Contents Origins of ear candling What can it help with What are ear candles What happens during treatment Contraindications Conditions that may need ...
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Fibromyalgia and Traditional Chinese Medicine

Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM) considers every individual to be unique and therefore any illness they have will be unique to ...
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Hair Loss (Alopecia Areata)

Alopecia Areata is baldness in one or multiple areas and can occur anywhere hair grows but is often most problematic ...
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Healthy Eating

Download copy Introduction The following is general advice for healthy eating; it is based on empirical evidence gained over thousands ...
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High Blood Pressure

Acupuncture for hypertension (high blood pressure) I see patients with high blood pressure (HBP) and often acupuncture and lifestyle changes ...
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Irritable Bowel Syndrome (IBS) and Acupuncture

"Acupuncture-moxibustion for irritable bowel syndrome is better than the conventional western medication treatment." This is the conclusion of Pei LX, ...
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Knee Pain

Knee pain is a condition I regularly see in the clinic and acupuncture is often very effective in reducing the ...
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Menstrual Cycle Diary & Most Fertile Times

As your Traditional Chinese Medicine practitioner I may ask you to complete a menstrual cycle diary sheet as part of ...
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Moxibustion The Power of Heat

Moxibustion is a traditional technique often used in combination with acupuncture or as a standalone treatment.  Moxibustion has been used ...
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Popularity of the Acupuncture Points

From 251 papers, 386 studies were analysed and 381 unique acupuncture points were identified*; placed in order of occurrence from high to ...
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Preparing for Treatment

Normally you will have received (in person, via email or downloaded) a patient questionnaire to complete at your leisure and bring to your ...
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Routine Pre-Birth Treatments

One of the leading experts in the use of acupuncture in pregnancy and childbirth is Debra Betts and I often ...
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Sciatica – Lumbosacral Pain

I often treat patients who attend clinic with pain in the lumber, buttock and leg, commonly described as sciatica. Sciatica ...
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Spleen Pathologies and Diet

Are you a worrier, over-thinker, prone to low moods, tired with loose stools, prone to bloating after eating, have a ...
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Traditional Acupuncture and Male Fertility

This short article originally appeared in the summer 2014 edition of Nurture magazine. As a traditional acupuncturist I treat infertility ...
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Tui Na (tuina) Massage

Tui Na (tuina) massage is traditional Chinese therapeutic massage that has been practiced for thousands of years, evidence suggests it ...
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Women’s Problems

Women’s Problems Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM) acupuncture is very good for alleviating the underlying causes and signs & symptoms of ...
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