In our fast paced society, with work pressures and deadlines, family commitments and pressure to achieve, feelings of anxiety and stress  can spin out of control, leaving people feeling trapped, overwhelmed and unable to cope. Acupuncture is proven, immediate  and successful treatment for stress and anxiety. Anxiety symptoms include: Shallow breathing Racing heart Broken sleep Continue reading »

Cool down menopausal hot flushes with acupuncture

Acupuncture helps women suffering from hot flushes   – The menopause occurs at the average age of 53 years old. – Hot flushes are one of the most common symptoms and go on for an average of 4 years.  They are caused by the change in hormone levels. – Approximately 70% of women will experience Continue reading »

Acupuncture for Pain relief

What did i treat in Clinic this week? i see a lot of patients with  chronic pain: Persistent (chronic) pain is a widespread problem that affects around 8 million people of all ages in the UK. In 22% of cases, chronic pain leads to depression,  Typical chronic pain conditions include: osteoarthritis; rheumatoid arthritis; low back, Continue reading »

Acupuncture for Lower back pain

Lower back pain is the UK’s leading cause of disability and one of the main reasons for work-related sickness absence.  The condition affects more than 1.1 million people in the UK, with 95% of patients suffering from problems affecting the lower back. Back pain currently costs the NHS and community care services more than £1 Continue reading »

Improve sleep and reduce anxiety with acupuncture

Regular treatments of ear acupuncture can help clear your mind, calm anxiety and give you a sense of wellbeing. Most people receiving ear acupuncture comment on the peaceful, calming and empowering effects. How does it work? In general acupuncture is believed to stimulate the nervous system and cause the release of neuro chemical messenger molecules. Continue reading »

Bell’s Palsy

Treating Bell palsy with acupuncture Each year in the Uk, around 1 in 5,000 people develop Bell’s palsy, which is characterised by unilateral facial weakness of rapid onset. The condition can develop at any age, but seems to be  the most common in those aged between15 and 60 years. Bells Palsy is due to inflammation Continue reading »

world mental health day

Today is World Mental Health Day. About two thirds of adults will experience depression severe enough to interfere with their daily lives. The World Health Organization predicts that by 2020 depression will be second only to heart disease as an international health burden. Stress anxiety and depression are some of the most common things I Continue reading »