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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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Exciting New Research Into Efficacy of Acupuncture For Hot Flushes

Exciting New Research Into Efficacy of Acupuncture For Hot Flushes

Acupuncture To Treat Hot Flushes Exciting new research has just emerged from the Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania suggesting that acupuncture is better than medication for hot flushes post breast cancer. Whilst hot flushes are typically associated with the menopause, patients are often

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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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Are You Stressed – The Questionnaire

Are You Stressed – The Questionnaire

Life Events – Are you stressed? Grab a pencil. If you’ve experienced any of the following over the last two years jot down the number alongside the event. Add up all the events you’ve experienced and create a total. For example if you lost your jobs and

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Winters Coming – Top Tips For Keeping Cold & Flu at Bay

Winters Coming – Top Tips For Keeping Cold & Flu at Bay

8 Tips to Combat Flu Cold this Winter After an extended warm and sunny summer we’re now slowly edging into Winter. As the temperatures drop so the cold and flu viruses peak as we cluster indoors in poorly ventilated, centrally heated homes. So how best to combat

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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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Acupuncture for Irritable Bowel Syndrome (IBS)

Acupuncture for Irritable Bowel Syndrome Irritable Bowel Syndrome (IBS) affects 10-20% of the UK population at any one time causing embarrassment and discomfort to sufferers. Up to 12 million people in the UK are affected by IBS at some time in their lives. More women seek help

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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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