The mind-body connection and how it can help you

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A recent article about the mind-body connection made me think. In this study, researchers have been able to show a link between doing some yoga (poses and meditation) and improving a very physical symptom (Atrial fibrillation). As an acupuncturist, this sounds obvious to me. Emotions, mind, the physical body, all this is connected together and… Read more »

How to chose your acupuncturist

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There is nothing more difficult than choosing a new  health practitioner. You want someone that you can trust and will be competent enough to help you with your complaint. So when choosing an acupuncturist, a lot of people rely on word of mouth. Whilst this is a good way to do a first ‘screaning’, there… Read more »

Acupuncture, a holistic therapy

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Chinese Medicine and Acupuncture are said to be a holistic therapy. But what does it really mean? Firstly, it means that when doing a diagnostic, the practitioner looks and treats the person as a whole, not just the symptoms. So it is not unusual that a patient coming for, let’s say lower back pain, sees… Read more »