Tag Archives: immune system

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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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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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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Boosting our immune system with Moxa

In the season of coughs and colds and nasty virus infections, we can use the herb moxa to keep us well. I say ‘we’ because I use moxa alongside acupuncture in the clinic, but also give it to my patients … Continue reading

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