5 ways acupuncture helps during pregnancy

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Expectant mums suffer from a variety of symptoms during pregnancy, tiredness, nausea, backache and general aches and pains are common when you are eagerly awaiting the arrival of your little one. Acupuncture is a gentle therapy suitable for all stages of pregnancy and it helps women in the following ways. Ease morning sickness – One of… Read more »

Tips to help with arthritis pain

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Visit your doctor when you are suffering from painful joint conditions like arthritis and they’ll probably prescribe a course of anti-inflammatory drugs and give you a few painkillers at the same time. If you want to take a natural approach to pain relief though you might want to try one of the following remedies to… Read more »

IBS: 5 Tips to Ease the Discomfort

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A few weeks ago, some news caught my eye. The Royal College of Obstetricians had released an opinion paper which supports the use of acupuncture and Chinese herbal medicine in the treatment chronic pelvic pain, so for conditions such as dysmenorrhoea, endometriosis, IBS and pelvic inflammatory disease. IBS AND CHINESE MEDICINE Patients regularly come to see… Read more »

Endometriosis treatment with Acupuncture

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Endometriosis is a relatively common problem. Between 2~22% of women are estimated to have endometriosis, climbing to 40~60% of women with dysmenorrhea (painful periods). Endometriosis is a chronic condition. It is the presence of cells from the uterus lining (endometrial tissue) outside the uterus. The endometrial tissue can be found in the pelvic cavity, for example on… Read more »

Treating Back Pain with Acupuncture

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When I am asking people if they’ve had acupuncture before and what it was for, back pain is probably the most common answer. This is hardly surprising as acupuncture is known for its ability to relieve pain but also because back pain is a very common complaint.   Back pain is one of the most… Read more »

Conquering Osteoarthritis with Acupuncture

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Osteoarthritis is a debilitating illness where the cartilage and others structures around the joints are damaged and/or inflamed resulting in pain and stiffness. The knees and the hips are commonly affected but osteoarthritis can affect the hands or the neck too.   A recent review of all the treatments available to support patients suffering from… Read more »