Author Archives: charlottepaterson2013

Acupuncture – evidence from my practice

During lockdown I analysed all of my acupuncture notes for the last 5yrs – who I treated, what problems, number and types of treatment, and to what extent they did, or didn’t, benefit. I have treated 134 patients in my … Continue reading

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Long Covid – acupuncture treatment and insights

 ‘Long Covid’, or ongoing severe symptoms following an acute Covid infection, remains a distressing problem and one that Western Medicine struggles to understand and treat. Recent research  suggests that it may be due to an over-reaction of our immune system, … Continue reading

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Recovering from Covid-19 – acupuncture can help restore your strength and balance

Are you one of the people who are finding it hard to recover from Covid-19 – maybe with many variable symptoms and extreme exhaustion? What a confusing infection! Some people barely know they have it, others become critically ill and … Continue reading

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Defend yourself against coronavirus, Covid-19 – help from Chinese medicine

Chinese medicine has a recorded history of over two thousand years of combating epidemics in China and beyond, with acupuncture playing a vital role alongside herbal medicine. Today in China it is used alongside Western medicine in most hospitals and … Continue reading

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Strengthening our lungs: self-help and acupuncture

Autumn – the season of mists and mellow fruitfulness – is also the time when our lungs need our help the most. Maybe you have a tendency for colds to go onto your chest, or have asthma or other chronic … Continue reading

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