Proven stress-busting suggestions

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Stress affects people differently. Some people manage to cope with the mental and emotional pressure fairly easily. Others have difficulties coping with stress, it affects the way they feel and it has an impact on the way they behave. Signs of stress vary. They can include: Erratic sleep patterns Lack of concentration Loss of temper… Read more »

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 »

Coping with anxiety the natural way

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Anxiety is perfectly normal emotion to feel, especially if you’re under a lot of stress.  However if you find yourself feeling anxious more of the time than not, and feel like it’s beginning to affect your day-to-day life then this is when anxiety can become a problem. Symptoms Some people suffer from anxiety following a… Read more »

The Secret of Peaceful Sleep

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According to NHS Choices, insomnia is the  ‘difficulty getting to sleep or staying asleep for long enough to feel refreshed the next morning, even though you’ve had enough opportunity to sleep.’ As much as 1 in 3 people in the UK have suffered from insomnia within the last 12 months. Common signs and symptoms of… 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 »