Category Archives: Wind

Acupuncture for shingles and post- herpetic neuralgia

Shingles is an extremely painful rash and ‘flu like illness, caused by the chickenpox virus (more details here).  It is due to a re-activation of a previous infection. Most people who have shingles seek advice and treatment from their GP … Continue reading

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Avoid coughs, colds and virus infections – strengthen your Wei Qi!

Don’t you just hate getting a bad cough, cold or ‘flu – like illness …. it is always so much worse than we imagine! And if we get them frequently it can make us really unwell and unable to get … Continue reading

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Dizziness – like being blown about by the wind

Dizziness and vertigo are common problems, and ones that Western medicine may find difficult to explain and treat. You may have a background feeling of slight unsteadiness, or sudden waves of dizziness when you feel you may fall, or episodes … Continue reading

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