What acupuncture can do for you.

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As spring has finally sprung and summer waits temptingly around the corner, here are some ways acupuncture can help you feel great and make the most of this time of year. Embracing acupuncture can have the following benefits: • lower

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Acupuncture for Insomnia and improved sleep

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The last couple of months I have noticed an influx of patients with sleep problems. These have ranged from difficulty falling asleep to being unable to sleep at all. Insufficient sleep can make us feel tired and irritable and affect

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Ways to beat stress

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This week is Mental Health Awareness week (www.mentalhealth.org.uk/our-work/mentalhealthawarenessweek). One cause of mental health problems can be too much stress. Stress can lead to feelings of anxiety and depression. Finding ways to cope with stress is an important part of looking

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Can acupuncture improve my fertility?

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  Acupuncture and Fertility If you are trying for a baby you have probably come across reports that acupuncture can help improve your fertility and chances of a successful conception. Aproximately 1 in 6 couples have difficulty conceiving, around 35

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Acupuncture: you might not know that………

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Needles: originally made from stone, bamboo, bone and gold. Now they’re individual, pre packaged, sterilised, single use and made from stainless steel. They are much smaller than hypodermic needles, aprox the width of a human hair. It Really Is Enjoyable:

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Oxytocin and acupuncture

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Can acupuncture boost your oxytocin? What is it? Oxytocin is a hormone,  produced in the hypothalmus and secreted into the bloodstream via the pituitary. One of its main roles is to facilitate the start of labour, the production of breast

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Tiredness

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Tiredness What is it? Everyone feels tired at certain times and tiredness is often a normal, unavoidable part of everyday life. It is estimated that at any given time one in five of us will feel unusually tired, one in

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Streatham Therapies

Streatham Expects   We all know Streatham is a great place to live. Great restaurants, good outdoor spaces, plenty of transport and of course, fantastic people. Streatham is also a great place to keep yourself well and get well. Streatham

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Acupuncture Tips For Staying Well This Autumn

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Finally, autumn has arrived and summer is over. In Chinese Medicine the change of season is an important time to alter our day-to-day habits to ensure balance and good health. Autumn and winter are linked to the Metal element and

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Acupressure for pain relief in labour

Workshop- Acupressure for Pain Relief in Labour  This is a new workshop for expectant mothers and their birthing partners. The aim is to teach participants a selection of acupressure points which can then be used to help with pain relief

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