A brief note on the nature of 'ming' and 'xing' and the importance of "nourishing our destiny". In ancient Chinese theory, we have curative medicine to fix what is wrong, preventive medicine to stop what is wrong from occurring, and a third form, which is not well understand in modern medicine - optimisation medicine, which [...]
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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 [...]
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; [...]
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. [...]
I was recently asked to write an article for dulwichonview.org.uk on the benefits of Qigong and Chinese Medicine in daily life. Read it here.
Sun gazing is a health practice that was used by many ancient cultures, including the ancient Pharaonic Egyptians, Native American tribes, ancient China and in India. It has been revitalised and globally highlighted by Hira Ratan Manek. Simply put, gazing directly at the sun during the first and/or last hour of sunlight each day promotes balance, [...]