TCM & Acupuncture for Sinusitus

Sinusitis is infection or inflammation affecting the sinus cavities. It can be acute or chronic. Acute sinusitis comes on suddenly and lasts a few weeks. Chronic sinusitis is much longer lasting with persistent nasal discharge and congestion, headache and facial pain. You may also have other symptoms such as coughing and wheezing, dizziness, snoring and […]

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TCM & Acupuncture for Indigestion

Indigestion Indigestion includes a variety of different symptoms such as vague discomfort in your stomach area, acid reflux, mild nausea, bloating in your abdomen, alongside belching and flatulence. Causes of indigestion Overeating is a common cause of indigestion as it overloads your digestive system. Western diets typically include lots of processed food, rich deep-fried food,

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Chinese Herbs for Fertility

The Best Chinese Herbs for Fertility In traditional Chinese medicine (TCM), Chinese herbs have a long history of use for promoting fertility and reproductive health.  Chinese herbal medicine uses a vast array of medicinal plants to create customised prescriptions tailored to your individual specific needs. These prescriptions are designed to address any underlying imbalances contributing

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TCM & Acupuncture for Insomnia

InsomniaIn TCM insomnia is viewed as your mind being unable to fully settle into your body at night-time. This may happen if there is an “Excess” condition, caused by overstimulation and agitation or “Deficiency” condition e.g., Blood and Yin deficiency. Qi stagnation Stress stagnates Qi which can then trigger insomnia. This type of insomnia causes

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TCM acupuncture for stress. As our lives become more and more stressful, I see increasing numbers of patients suffering with stress induced conditions. As always with tcm treatment, we will diagnose the underlying tcm patterns first

TCM & Acupuncture for Irritable Bowel Syndrome

IBS sufferers typically experience symptoms such as stomach cramps, bloating, constipation and loose stools. In TCM, this is due to three pathogenic conditions in varying proportions: “Liver qi stagnation”, “Spleen/stomach qi deficiency” and “Dampness”. In TCM most digestive functions, including those of the pancreas, come under the realm of the spleen and stomach; TCM’s “spleen”

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Fertility Support using TCM-based Acupuncture and Herbal Medicine

Whether you are trying to conceive naturally or intending to start fertility treatments such as IVF, acupuncture and Chinese herbal medicine will help improve your fertility. Both these TCM modalities help regulate hormonal levels, improve ovarian function, improve uterine health and increase implantation rates. They also offer much to improve many aspects of sperm health.

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