Savour the Flavour - Food and Chinese Medicine

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Savour the Flavour - Food and Chinese Medicine

Today, there seems to be more information on food than ever before. Every type of food has been dissected for its beneficial and harmful effects on the human body. We are living in a world of countless health diet theories and the societal squeeze to adhere to one of them – Keto, Atkins, Low Carb, High Protein, Paleo, Vegan, Raw – our views can be shaped by ever changing trends and the latest clinical research. Are there any pitfalls of a self-prescribed diet? How can we be sure it is working on the inside? Read more…

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How Acupuncture Works

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How Acupuncture Works

Acupuncture is a form of Traditional Chinese medicine. For some, Chinese medicine might be quite a foreign concept, so let us break it down for you. This ancient medical system takes a holistic approach to health and well-being, in other words - it looks at the big picture, believing the body is intimately interconnected and explicable only when you look at the whole person. You see, our bodies are extremely complex - physically, mentally and emotionally and you might be surprised how these three rely on each other… Learn more

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Fine tuning and balancing hormones with Acupuncture

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Fine tuning and balancing hormones with Acupuncture

Have you ever heard a skilled musician play a stringed instrument? They understand the importance of finely tuning the instrument regularly to ensure it performs at its best. Our bodies are much the same, they also need regular attention as they are prone to getting out of tune from time to time. Hormones regulate many different functions that make us tick … Learn more

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Gentle acupuncture treatment for children

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Gentle acupuncture treatment for children

As a loving parent, you no doubt want the very best care for your children. At times, doctors struggle to find solutions to common on-going health problems children are experiencing today. You may turn to Google for an overload of information which can also be daunting and frustrating for you. Meanwhile, seeing that twinkle leave your child’s eye can be particularly heart-breaking.

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Acupuncture Pre-labour Treatment

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Acupuncture Pre-labour Treatment

While pregnancy is a beautiful and ultimately rewarding experience, mothers-to-be must endure much discomfort throughout their pregnancies. While symptoms vary from person to person, feelings of discomfort tend to increase, and the due date draws nearer. So, it can be particularly frustrating when the wee one refuses to budge from their comfortable home for the past 9 months!

Acupuncture has proven increasingly popular form of relief for women seeking both relief in the later stages of pregnancy and the induction of labour. Read more…

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Sinus Relief Through Acupuncture

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Sinus Relief Through Acupuncture

For sufferers of sinus headaches, pain and congestion, seasonal changes can have a profound negative effect on well-being and comfort. These symptoms (often referred to as sinusitis) occur when the sinus cavities become inflamed and can be triggered by a range of different stimuli including pollen or chemical irritants. Read more…

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Treating Back Pain, Neck Ache & Tennis Elbow with Acupuncture

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Treating Back Pain, Neck Ache & Tennis Elbow with Acupuncture

Nobody likes to feel held back by pain. Whether it is back pain, neck ache or tennis elbow, it is frustrating when our body doesn’t perform how we want it to. While some turn to painkillers to manage their symptoms, more and more people are turning towards drug-free pain relief. Acupuncture is a treatment widely used to relieve back, neck and elbow pains – even among high-performance professional athletes.

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Shuzi Bands – The Perfect Christmas Gift

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Shuzi Bands – The Perfect Christmas Gift

Struggling to find the perfect Christmas gift for family or friends? Shuzi Bands are a range of health jewellery products which perfectly combine functionality and style. Promoting energy and wellbeing, each Shuzi product is fitted with a small chip which is programmed with Nano Vibration technology. These Nano vibrations create a subtle energy frequency which works to promote circulation and regular brain activity.

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The benefits of Acupuncture – Before, During & After Pregnancy

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The benefits of Acupuncture – Before, During & After Pregnancy

For thousands of years acupuncture has been used to aid in fertility, alleviate discomfort during pregnancy and reduce stress and rejuvenate after birth. Ideal for mothers-to-be seeking a safe, drug-free solution for the inevitable discomforts that come with pregnancy, acupuncture has proven an effective source of relief for many.

Whether you are trying to conceive, currently pregnant or caring for a newborn, acupuncture, combined with a healthy balanced diet is proven to have a positive effect. Read more…

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Combating Spring Allergies and Hay fever with Acupuncture

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Combating Spring Allergies and Hay fever with Acupuncture

The long chilly winter is behind us and spring has officially sprung! The season, often associated with joy, love and new life can unfortunately, on the contrary, make life rather miserable for some. Sneezing, runny nose, itchy eyes – all too familiar feelings for the spring allergy sufferer.

The most common trigger for springtime allergies is pollen – tiny grains which are released by plants into the air for the purpose of fertilising other plants. When inhaled by those sensitive to pollen, the immune system mistakes it as a danger and goes into defence mode. This results in the release of histamines into the bloodstream which trigger these unpleasant symptoms which hay fever sufferers endure. Read more…

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