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Healthy heart with acupuncture

The Cardiovascular or Circulatory System Heart disease is one of the biggest medical concerns in the world today, and there is much positive research on how, what and whether acupuncture can help. According to the British Heart Foundation (BHF), in 2010 (their most recent reliable published figures) cardiovascular disease was the biggest killer [...]

By |2013-05-08T16:03:46+01:00May 8th, 2013|Uncategorized|Comments Off on Healthy heart with acupuncture

Fasting for health

One great way to keep your digestive system at optimum level is to practice weekly fasting for health benefits and weight loss (also called 'intermittent fasting') - either for one day, two days or two separate days each week. Fasting is the abstinence of all or some food types (and often drink too) for a certain period; [...]

By |2017-04-03T17:48:32+01:00April 16th, 2013|Uncategorized|Comments Off on Fasting for health

Insomnia and pain – acupuncture success for Toyah Willcox

Toyah Willcox Insomnia is an all pervasive nuisance. With Acupuncture Awareness Week shortly upon us in the UK (25th February until 3rd March), singer and actress Toyah Willcox has been talking about the great success she has had with acupuncture for insomnia, pain and improving all round well being for over 30 years. [...]

By |2017-04-03T17:49:29+01:00February 5th, 2013|Uncategorized|Comments Off on Insomnia and pain – acupuncture success for Toyah Willcox

Research indicates effectiveness of acupuncture for weight loss

inspiration, motivation, perspiration, New research shows again how effective acupuncture can be for weight loss, with a study conducted on obese women, some of whom were experiencing peri-menopausal symptoms. It proved to be far more effective than sham, placebo and no acupuncture. Whilst acupuncture has been proven effective in weight loss research for years, [...]

By |2017-04-03T17:52:30+01:00January 21st, 2013|Uncategorized|Comments Off on Research indicates effectiveness of acupuncture for weight loss

Stand tall, walk tall, even if you fall, get up!

Don't let anything hold you back! When you get knocked down, pick yourself up. Never give up, keep moving towards your goal. There is nothing that can stop you but your own mind. Yes, obstacles come, move round them and you will succeed. Here's a little tune for inspiration

By |2020-08-21T19:40:53+01:00January 9th, 2013|Uncategorized|Comments Off on Stand tall, walk tall, even if you fall, get up!

Emotional Balance Workshops

Due to popular demand, I am now teaching workshops in balancing emotions according to the Chinese 5 Elements system. Talking in treatment about how to neutralise our negative emotions really touches patients in a deep way and they report a dramatic change in their energy levels and optimism when putting the theory into practice, just [...]

By |2012-10-19T16:39:47+01:00October 19th, 2012|Uncategorized|Comments Off on Emotional Balance Workshops

Zhuangzi’s Butterfly Dream

Zhuangzi is a famous Chinese Daoist who lived 369-286 B.C. who was a wide-read minor official from the town of Meng in the state of Song during the Warring States Period, who was an adherent of Lao Zi's teachings of the Daodejing (Tao Te Ching), and his writings principally were focused on elucidating and expanding [...]

By |2012-10-12T09:15:13+01:00October 12th, 2012|Uncategorized|Comments Off on Zhuangzi’s Butterfly Dream