Tag Archives: keeping healthy

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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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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Keeping our energy levels up

Have you ever wondered why some people have more life energy than others? Why some people can go, go, go all day their whole lives and others struggle to make it day to day? The following explanation, based on the theories … Continue reading

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How much acupuncture will I need?

One of the most difficult questions to answer is “how much acupuncture will I need?” Just a few treatments may do the trick if you are relatively young and healthy with just a single recent health problem – something like … Continue reading

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