COVID-19 and your treatment

Government guidance is as follows (update was 13/03/2020): Have you been to any of the following Category 1 areas in the last 14 days (even if you do not have symptoms)? • Have you travelled to any of the following Category 2 (see links above) areas in the last 14 days and have a cough, […]

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Immune System Boost with Moxa

Immune system boost with moxa

Immune system boost with moxa In Traditional Chinese Medicine, moxibustion as an immune system boost has a history of more than 3000 years. What is moxibustion? Moxibustion is a non-invasive application of a yellow cotton like herb called Moxa to specific acupuncture points on the skin. Once applied, it is then ignited close to the […]

Hot flashes and Acupuncture 1

What are menopause and hot flashes? Menopause is a natural, permanent ending of your period when the ovaries start to produce less oestrogen.  I know this can be very challenging for you. Hot flashes are a common menopausal symptom, that may be accompanied by rapid heartbeat, sweating and anxiety or nausea. Hot flushes can suddenly […]

acupuncture for hot flashes

Postnatal care in the weeks following childbirth is vital.

I can’t get pregnant – what should I do? 4

I understand how frustrating it feels when you are struggling to get pregnant and it’s just not happening… again. Most of your friends have children and you are constantly questioning yourself whether you will ever be able to become a parent, too. You are visiting family or friends for a gathering who have kids. You notice how happy they are. […]

A Perspective On Acupuncture – Contraceptive detox

A client of mine, who wants to remain anonymous, has written this blog post. She came to see me for Acupuncture treatments to help her with Contraceptive detox, which , in addition to other drospirenone based oral contraceptives, appears to be unsafe. She wanted to document her experiences with Yxxxxn ** in order to warn others in […]


The Science of Acupuncture 2

Why Does Acupuncture Help Depression?

Researchers Find It Regulates Zinc and Copper Levels Acupuncture has been found helpful for a variety of psychiatric issues including depression and anxiety.  Depression is a common reason for working with an acupuncturist, particularly for those where western medicines either have too many side effects, were not effective or were not desirable for any number […]

Acupuncture Depression