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How Does Acupuncture Work?

How Does Acupuncture Work?

How Does Acupuncture Work? The question I’m asked most frequently about acupuncture (after does it hurt? and no by the way) is how does it work? So here’s a little guide to how it works… Acupuncture Needles Create Micro Trauma & Inflammation When an acupuncture needle enters

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Five Element Acupuncture

Five Element Acupuncture

Five Element Acupuncture Five element acupuncture system assumes all illness comes from an inherent imbalance in constitutional energy energy. This energy is split into the five elements of Fire, Earth, Metal, Water and Wood. The five elements system of medicine is an exploration of relationships between each

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Health of The Welsh Nation

Health of The Welsh Nation

Less than 1% of Population in Wales lead a healthy lifestyle A study into the effects of lifestyle on health, carried out over 35 years has revealed health habits in Wales have not changed. 2500 men in Caerphilly were tracked over the course of 35 years in

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Staying Healthy In Swansea

What is Health & How Do we Maintain It? The World Health Organisation (1948) define health as “…the state of complete physical, mental and social well-being and not merely the absence of disease”. Looking at this definition I don’t think many of us can claim to be

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Acupuncture & Carpal Tunnel

What is Carpal Tunnel Syndrome Carpal tunnel syndrome comprises potentially disabling sensory and/or motor symptoms in the hand. Around 1 in 10 people develop carpal tunnel syndrome at some point, and it appears to be more common in women. Women are twice as likely to suffer from

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What is Health?

Definition of Health The definitive definition of health was developed in the late 1940’s by the World Health Organisation (1948) as “Health is the state of complete physical, mental and social well-being and not merely the absence of disease”. An alternative and somewhat more mechanistic definition of

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