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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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Exercise your body and mind to keep your Qi flowing.

How much exercise should I do? Do you want to keep healthy but feel confused by all the different advice that doctors give you? Chinese medical advice is based on three principles: ‘moderation in all things’, ‘we are all different’ … Continue reading

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International Women’s Day: acupuncture for period problems

March 8th is International Women’s Day, so I thought I would write to the many women who have problems with their periods. It may be that you suffer with extremely heavy or painful periods or with premenstrual symptoms such as … Continue reading

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Dry eyes, Yin and Acupuncture

Dry, sore, ‘gritty’ eyes can really get people down. It is one of those things that sounds minor but is a constant irritation, especially for reading and computer work and in bed at night. The optician or doctor may diagnose … Continue reading

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Understanding the causes of our ill health

When we are unwell, most of us want to know why. Why me? Why now? Very often there are a number of factors that have come together to cause the health problem. Usually, these include both physical and emotional reasons. … Continue reading

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