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...

Acupuncture Awareness Week 7-13th March 2016

As part of Acupuncture Awareness Week, I have decided to explain in more detail about one of the most useful points that is a favourite with Acupuncturists.  Even people unfamiliar with acupuncture t...

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 Detox

All of us need to take better care of our health.  Persistent poor diets and a lack of exercise can lead to chronic problems, which are often not symptomatic until it is too late.  Traditional Chine...

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 Endometriosis

Endometriosis affects one in ten women of a reproductive age.  For some women, the symptoms can lead to severe and debilitating pain.  However some women can remain symptom free, and as a result end...

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 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 ...