Pregnancy

 
 
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Jing 精

  According to Chinese medicine an important aspect of your health is regulated and maintained by your jing 精.     It must be said, at the outset, that Chinese medicine often doesn’t translate easily into English. We don’t have the concepts, so we don’t have the equivalent words. As a result, translations often use […]
 
 
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Acupuncture to turn Breech Babies

  Breech babies are ideally treated between 32 – 35 weeks. At this stage treatment is 80% effective and may only requires a one off treatment to show you how to continue treatment at home with a moxa stick (a cigar shaped stick of artemisia herb). The moxa stick is lit and held over specific […]
 
 
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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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Acupuncture during pregnancy | treatment

Acupuncture during pregnancy provides drug-free treatment. 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: ensure the health of yourself and the baby 2. Acupuncture for symptoms in pregnancy 3. Acupressure before […]
 
 
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Acupuncture for Back Pain

  Acupuncture for back pain has been shown to be beneficial and is recommended by the National Institute for Clinical Excellence (NICE) for persistant non-specific low back pain.     Back pain affects more than 1.1 million people in the UK, with 95% of patients suffering from problems affecting the lower back. It can affect […]
 
 
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Healthy Eating Advice | Chinese Medicine

  Healthy eating advice from a Chinese medical perspective involves a lot of common sense   with some unusual suggestions…     Chinese medicine understands digestion as the root of energy and blood production, and involves processes of transformation (huà 化) and transportation (yùn 運). Put simply, your digestion transforms food into material you can use, which is […]