The Importance of AMH and Fertility

What is AMH? Anti-Müllerian Hormone (AMH) is produced by the antral (small)  follicles growing in the ovary. It can be measured in a blood test. The level of AMH reflects how many follicles are growing, which gives an indication of how many eggs are present in the ovary.  The more follicles that are growing, the Continue reading »

Acupuncture for Stress and Anxiety

  We are living in unprecedented and challenging times which can lead to increased feelings of frustration, worry and troubled sleep. This can play havoc with the body’s ability to self regulate and the  nervous system.  Uncertainty and fear have a profoundly negative effect on our neural pathways leading to mental unrest, anxiety and sometimes Continue reading »

Fertility and Covid 19

Fertility and IVF Support.      The novel corona virus and the resulting restrictions on both elective and complementary medicine have created a lot of anxiety for prospective parents and their family planning, particularly those struggling with fertility issues. Fertility clinics across the world  have stopped their operations after the recommendations that treatment cycles for Continue reading »

How to boost your immune system

Top tips to boost immunity Our immune system is complex network of cells, organs and tissues that work as our first line of defence to protect us from viruses and pathogens.   Research shows us that the strength of our immune system is less about genetics and largely influenced by lifestyle factors such as, stress, sleep, Continue reading »

Acupuncture for Migraine and Headaches in Finchley

Migraine and headaches impact a huge number of people in the UK each year.  An estimated 25 million days are lost from work or school Acupuncture is proven to be a safe and very effective therapy in the treatment of several types of headaches. A splitting headache can be extremely painful and uncomfortable. For migraine Continue reading »

Acupuncture for headaches in Pregnancy

It is fairly common during pregnancy to experience headaches. This is true regardless of whether or not you were prone to headaches before you fell pregnant. Your hormone levels are changing, and your blood flow is moving from its regular course to the developing contents of your uterus, and your overall blood volume is increasing. Continue reading »

Freedom from Anxiety

Its Mental Health Awareness week! Feeling exhausted, and stressed can lead to anxiety, depression and insomnia. What is stress? Chronic stress and elevated cortisol levels  increase risk of anxiety,  depression, and lower life expectancy.  Scientific studies  link elevated cortisol levels as a potential trigger for mental illness. Cortisol is released in response to fear or stress Continue reading »

World Sleep day – Acupuncture and sleep

Stress can play havoc with sleep, well being and most importantly mental health.  Over work, anxiety and  burn out can all lead to general anxiety which can lead to a disruption in sleep patterns. The medical definition of insomnia is  “a persistent disorder that can make it hard to fall asleep, hard to stay asleep Continue reading »

Acupuncture For Fertility

What is Acupuncture? Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM) originated in the East more than 2000 years ago and is a comprehensive medical system. It comprises of a range of therapies including: Acupuncture, Herbal Medicine, massage and dietary therapy to help patients achieve and maintain health. Acupuncture is one of the safest and most popular complementary therapies Continue reading »