Auricular Acupuncture

In 1990 the Director of the World Health Organisation proclaimed that Auricular (ear) Acupuncture is “probably the most developed and best documented, scientifically, of all the Microsystems of ...

Acupuncture and Winter

January is here, the temperature has dropped and there is a brisk chill in the air.  When Chinese Medicine was developed thousands of years ago, people lived in harmony with the seasons, adapting the...

Acupuncture and Arthritis

Arthritis is a common condition that causes pain and swelling in joints.  It is said to affect around 10 million people in the U.K.  The two most common types are Osteoarthritis and Rheumatoid Arthr...

Smoothie time!

I make this smoothie most mornings at the moment.  Not only does it’s gorgeous green colour hint of the Spring to come, it’s rich in antioxidants and anti-inflammatories. Using a blender...

Acupuncture and Anxiety

All of us feel a little anxious from time to time.  For some, however, chronic anxiety can be a debilitating condition.  There are a number of different anxiety disorders, but common symptoms includ...

Acupuncture and Chronic Fatigue

Chronic Fatigue Syndrome affects around 250,000 people in the U.K.  It commonly strikes between the ages of 20 and 40 years, and affects more women than men.  It used to be known as ME or Myalgic En...

Acupuncture and IBS

Irritable Bowel Syndrome affects up to 22% of the population, and twice as many women as men suffer from the condition.  It is a chronic functional disorder of the gastrointestinal system.  Symptoms...

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...