Pregnancy

 
 
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Acupuncture for Back Pain

  Acupuncture and moxibustion (zhēnjiǔ 針灸) are commonly used for for back pain.   It provides short-term relief, and addresses the underlying root cause to help resolve the pain long-term.     Would acupuncture for back pain help me? Most lower back pain isn’t caused by serious damage or disease but by sprains, strains and […]
 
 
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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 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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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 […]