Qi Gong – Exercise for Health

Currently, there is much in the news and media about the medical crisis facing the NHS and an ageing population in poor health with a high proportion of preventable illnesses that need high cost care and support. How can we enjoy our old age in good health without NHS bankruptcy?

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By |March 1st, 2017|Blog Post|0 Comments

An Acupuncturist’s honest opinion

Every year, the British Acupuncture Council devote a week to the promotion of acupuncture. You’ll see a rise of articles in the national press, local promotions, more feeds on social media. Sometimes a celebrity will be approached to act as a spokesperson. But why should this great push to understand acupuncture only happen once a year?

Acupuncture has so much to offer. Just within the last few months in my clinic I have seen it take away longstanding pain, help with emotional issues (including men’s), turn breech babies, help with digestive issues, cease menopausal hot flushes.
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By |March 1st, 2017|Blog Post|0 Comments

Spoil Mum or those Mummy’s-to-be this Mother’s Day

Mother’s Day is approaching us, have you ran out of ideas on what you could do this year?  Maybe you could do with some inspiration?
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By |March 1st, 2017|Blog Post|0 Comments

Migraines and Homeopathy

Migraine headache is usually a moderate or severe headache. It is understood that it comes from a change in the blood vessels of the head and brain: the blood vessels first become overly constricted and then widen abnormally. However, some experts now believe the cause is related to genes that control the activity of some brain cells. […]

By |February 5th, 2017|Blog Post|0 Comments

Migraines – The Key is Normality

According to the Global Burden of Disease Survey 2010, migraine is the 3rd most prevalent disorder and 7th highest specific cause of disability worldwide.  Migraine Action UK states that 1 in 7 people in the UK suffer from migraine affecting twice as many women as men.  […]

By |February 5th, 2017|Blog Post|0 Comments

Treatment of migraines and headaches according to Ayurveda

Ayurveda is a comprehensive 5,000 year old system of herbal medicine, whose origins are closely related to Yoga. It understands how to bring harmony back to the body, mind and senses and in the process treats symptoms. Here are a few causes of migraines according to Ayurveda; hormonal imbalances, indigestion, emotional stress, muscular tension or certain foods/chemicals. These sources amongst others can trigger both chronic headaches and migraines. […]

By |January 26th, 2017|Blog Post|0 Comments

A Year to Make Changes you Can Keep

A brand New Year and with it for many will come reflection on the previous year and hopes for a happier and healthier year ahead.  Health and Wellbeing goals are often and understandably at the top of the agenda of many New Year’s resolutions; quitting smoking, getting fit, weight loss and improving ‘work life balance’ being some of the top changes that people hope to make.  So why is it so difficult to succeed in making changes? […]

By |January 1st, 2017|Blog Post|0 Comments

10 Reasons to do Yoga

1. Relaxation (allows you to step back from your negative emotions, stress, anger, worry, anxiety, regret and makes you appreciate how important the breath is. When we lose our breath focus we lose our way and situations can become out of control quickly) […]

By |November 2nd, 2016|Blog Post|0 Comments

When was the last time you Relaxed?

Stress or relaxation, it’s your choice.
Think for a moment. When was the last time you relaxed? Can you actually remember what it was like?  Were you calm and collected?  Was your breathing normal?  Were your muscles loose and limp?

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By |November 2nd, 2016|Blog Post|0 Comments

Stress & Acupuncture

So many people feel overwhelmed and stressed. Most of us are juggling several different roles, struggling to get everything done or dealing with challenging life changes/circumstances. In Chinese Medicine, stress is considered energetically in the body as it is manifested in different ways, depending on our individual strengths and weaknesses. Acupuncture can help to move our stuck energy, release stagnation, and make us feel stronger when we are feeling vulnerable.

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By |October 30th, 2016|Blog Post|0 Comments