Acupuncture & Menopause

The menopause is a natural physiological event and marks a time of transition from one stage of life to another. Typical symptoms associated with the menopause include hot flushes, vaginal dryness, sleep disturbance and weight gain. These are all a response of the body to dropping levels of oestrogen and most women experience one or Continue reading »

Boost your fertility with Acupuncture

Unexplained infertility is arguably one of the most frustrating diagnoses you can get when struggling to conceive. All your tests look fine but you’re still not getting pregnant. What can possibly be going on? From a Chinese Medical perspective, a diagnosis of “Unexplained Infertility” indicates that there is nothing structurally wrong e.g. blocked fallopian tubes, Continue reading »

Acupuncture for unexplained Infertility

Unexplained fertility issues account for between 30-50% of all couples having difficult conceiving and is something we see  frequently in the clinic. It is generally described as any couple who have not conceived in over a year of trying without success. Once in the system of medical appointments and tests your stress levels may rise… Continue reading »

Acupuncture for Migraine Headache Finchley & Hendon

Robust scientific research  has found that  acupuncture can help people who suffer from headache and migraine, Acupuncture has been  found to reduce the frequency of headaches compared to taking no preventative measures (such as drugs or relaxation techniques). These results suggest that acupuncture can potentially reduce the frequency of migraine or tension headaches. Acupuncture can Continue reading »

How Acupuncture Helps with Fertility & IVF success Rates

How Acupuncture Helps with Fertility & IVF Success Rates You may have heard that acupuncture can increase overall fertility and the success rate of IUI and IVF (In Vitro Fertilization). How exactly does it help? Research has shown that there are several factors.  Increased blood flow to the uterus- this can result in thicker endometrial Continue reading »

Acupuncture for a healthy pregnancy

Pregnancy is an exciting and wonderful time, however with the many physical and hormonal changes that occur,it can also be a time of discomfort.  Many pregnant women suffer from fatigue, nausea, back ache and other conditions that are considered a “normal” part of pregnancy. Acupuncture is a safe, gentle and effective way to address these Continue reading »

Acupuncture for stress

One of the most common side effects we see in our patients is a deep sense of relaxation after their treatment. Whatever symptoms the acupuncture is treating, we tend to see this result. Feedback we get includes comments about how how well people slept after acupuncture, how their partners noticed they were very chilled after Continue reading »

How to improve your fertility

In my experience there is lots we can do to improve our chances of getting pregnant.  Just because it has’t happened yet, doesn’ t mean it won’t  happen. However our bodies need to be in optimum health for conception. As an acupuncturist I see my role as helping to  create the optimum environment for a Continue reading »