Category Archives: mental health

Treating fibromyalgia with acupuncture to circulate your Qi

Pains all over your body, extreme tiredness, difficulty with concentration and sleep – this combination of symptoms is often due to a condition called fibromyalgia. If you are someone who suffers from fibromyalgia you may have found that Western medical … 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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Treating the root of your problem

If you are someone with several different health problems, acupuncture and Chinese medicine is especially useful. Your Western medicine doctor is likely to treat each of these separately, which can bring benefits but can also lead to a complicated list … 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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