Category Archives: emotion

Acupuncture for Irritable Bowel Syndrome (IBS)

Irritable bowel syndrome means different things to different people. You may have a lot of pain, bloating and wind and/or constipation or diarrhoea, or both. Maybe you sometimes have a very urgent need to go to the toilet- something that … Continue reading

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Acupuncture and depression: ‘Gate of Hope’

The acupuncture point Qimen, translated as ‘Gate of Hope’, is an example of an acupuncture point that may be especially useful for people with depression. However, depression – a state of persistent and severe low mood – is associated with … Continue reading

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Acupuncture for grief, bereavement and loss

Grief is a natural reaction to a major loss or bereavement, and less extreme feelings of grief, yearning, or regret accompany the loss of valued possessions or lost opportunities and dreams. Grief may also lead to physical symptoms such as … Continue reading

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Intimacy without hurt – strengthening your Heart Protector

Making intimate relationships with others, in the form of warm, loving and trusting friendships, is something that many of us find difficult. How to open our heart to another person without getting ourselves hurt is an ongoing balancing act. In … Continue reading

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Acupuncture for people with headaches

Maybe you suffer from migraines – vicious sick headaches that send you to bed for the day; or severe tension headaches – a gripping pounding pain round your head that can last all day; or  dull daily headaches- spoilers that … Continue reading

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