Poor sleep impacts on a range of health issues from obesity, cardiovascular disease, blood pressure, hormone regulation, poor memory, anxiety and generally stress and inflammation in the body. Many people find that coming for acupuncture helps them sleep better – even if sleep is not the main reason for having acupuncture. There are a number … Read more
Important Clinic Update March 22nd 2020 - COVID 19
Unfortunately, due to the current situation and advice from the British Acupuncture Council I will be postponing all acupuncture and massage appointments and closing the clinic until it is safe for us all to be in person again.
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When did you first hear about acupuncture? Often, it’s word of mouth when someone else has tried it and found that it really helped their symptoms and they suggest you try it too. But how did acupuncture “get discovered” in the West? Back in 1971, when Nixon was on a state visit to China, he … Read more
A lot of women come to see me for acupuncture to help with fertility support. This might be when they are trying to conceive naturally or alongside assisted reproductive techniques such as IUI and IVF. But what about the men? A recent study published this summer from The Hebrew University in Jerusalem looked at the … Read more
Observing your cervical mucous can help you to identify the day that you ovulate and the period you are likely to be fertile. You can do this in combination with taking your basal body temperature (BBT) or on it’s own. It is important to record what you find, which you can do on paper – … Read more
I think it’s human nature to look for a reason behind, and a label for, any symptoms that we have. It’s also part of the way that we have been brought up with the western medical system and getting a specific diagnosis from your doctor. I often have patients looking for an explanation for why … Read more