Acupuncture and Insomnia

We all suffer from the occasional restless night, but if a broken sleeping pattern persists, it’s time to seek help.  Symptoms of insomnia include difficulty falling asleep, staying asleep or ...

Acupuncture and morning sickness

Pregnancy can be an incredibly exciting time in a woman’s life.  However for some, the first trimester can be plagued by the misery of morning sickness.  Despite its name, nausea and vomiting ...

Acupuncture and Spring

March 20th is officially the first day of Spring, and according to Traditional Chinese Medicine, this is the time of year to look at the health of your Liver. This is the organ most prone to ‘stagna...

Case Study – Alopecia Areata

A patient I recently treated has generously given me permission to share her case history. When this 44 year old woman presented to Clinic, her hair loss was about 40%. Alopecia Areata is a distressin...

Acupuncture and Menopause

In the UK, the average age for a woman to experience menopause is 51. The menopause is defined as 24 months without a period in a woman under 50, and 12 months without a period in the over 50s. Howe...

Acupuncture and back pain

Most people will suffer from back pain at some point in their lives, but for some this can become a chronic debilitating condition.  Back pain is said to cost the NHS more than £1.37 billion a year,...

Acupuncture for Hay Fever and Allergic Rhinitis

Most of us at this time of year are looking forward to the onset of Spring.  However, for some, the warmer air brings with it the annual misery of hay fever.  The condition generally occurs in t...

Acupuncture and vitality

Acupuncture is based on the principle that in good health, our energy or ‘Qi’ flows strongly and freely through our Channels.  An experienced practitioner will be able to pick up on early...

Stop Smoking with Acupuncture

There are currently 10 million smokers in the U.K. roughly 6% of the population.  On average 100,000 smokers will die each year from smoking related causes.  With cigarettes retailing at nearly ...

Acupuncture and Migraine

Acupuncture has been well documented as an effective treatment for migraine.  Migraine headaches are typically moderate to severe in nature and can be accompanied by nausea and vomiting.  Classica...