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Acupuncture treatment for arthritis

  Studies reveal that osteoarthritis (OA) affects approximately 2.46 million people in their knees and 4.71 million in their hip region in the UK.   The studies also found that women are more commonly affected than men.     Arthritis does not have a one-size-fits-all treatment, it’s a complex disorder with more than 100 different […]
 
 
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Acupuncture for Insomnia

After surveying 20,814 individuals, the Great British Sleep Study that ran from 2010 to 2012 found that around 51% of Britons suffer from sleep related problems. Here we discuss acupuncture for insomnia and how it may help. Although there is no clear-cut understanding of the various factors that contribute to insomnia, within medicine there is […]
 
 
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Acupuncture during Pregnancy | Research

The information on this page has been arranged into the following simplified categories: – Overview – Nausea and vomiting – Mental health – Pain during pregnancy – Dyspepsia (indigestion) – Breech presentation – Pre-birth weekly treatment from 36 weeks – Affect on Cervix – Induction of labour – Effects during labour – Post-partum surgical recovery […]
 
 
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A Natural Diet Can Help Increase Fertility

Infertility is a condition that affects approximately one in six couples in the UK. As well as there being a variety of treatments to help increase your chances of becoming pregnant, and of giving birth to a healthy child, there are things you can do to further increase your chances. One important thing is to […]
 
 
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Acupuncture: A Force Against Headaches

There are many reasons why people decide to pursue acupuncture as an alternative treatment. One of the most common, however, is headaches, which are one of the main reasons people seek medical consultations with GPs and neurologists. Headaches resulting from tension affect up to 80% of the UK’s adult population, predominantly women (65% of the cases). […]
 
 
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Acupuncture during pregnancy | treatment

Acupuncture during pregnancy provides support for you and your baby. We have years of experience helping women get the most out of their pregnancy. There are four important aspects to acupuncture during pregnancy discussed here: 1. Acupuncture through the trimesters: support yourself and the baby as the pregnancy develops 2. Acupuncture for specific symptoms in […]
 
 
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Basal body temperature (BBT) charting

Your basal body temperature (BBT) is the lowest temperature attained by your body at rest. It gives an idea of your body’s metabolism and of changes through your cycle, determined by your hormones.   Generally we expect a temperature of 36.2 to 36.5 celsius during the first half of your cycle and then an rise […]
 
 
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Embryo Transfer Acupuncture

The time between embryo transfer (ET) and doing a pregnancy test can feel like a long time. After all the waiting, medication and scans, you will inevitably want to make sure that you are doing everything you can to help the process and that you don’t do anything that may potentially cause harm. One of […]
 
 
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Ovulation symptoms | How do I know?

A common question in my fertility acupuncture practice is whether or not there are specific ovulation symptoms and how to know when you ovulating. In other words, when is the best time to try to conceive? The answer is that everyone is subtly different. For some people recognising ovulation symptoms is easier than for others […]
 
 
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Acupuncture for Male Fertility | Does it help?

As much as 40% of fertility issues involve male fertility and yet male involvement in fertility treatment is often minimal. Why is this? Below is some information that answers this question and attempts to show men why it is important that they get more involved…   Overview Male fertility relies on sperm, which take about […]