Anxiety – Case History

Patient A comes for acupuncture to help deal with anxiety and panic attacks. He also reports a strong feeling of insecurity and tension. Upon further questioning he reveals he wakes once to twice in the night, with anxiety and palpitations coming and going randomly, but particularly lying in bed. He describes himself as a "hot [...]

By |2017-04-03T17:46:55+01:00June 4th, 2013|Uncategorized|Comments Off on Anxiety – Case History

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

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

Are you getting the best sleep?

In the Independent this Saturday, there was an article titled "Insomniacs 'should be given therapy not sleeping pills'". The article reveals research that one in four people in the UK have poor sleep and one in ten suffer from a sleep disorder. In the US, the problem is worse, with research finding that [...]

By |2012-08-21T15:20:38+01:00August 21st, 2012|Uncategorized|Comments Off on Are you getting the best sleep?

Acupuncture brain research

Two pieces of new research have been published in China that show how treatment of different acupuncture points affects the brain in different ways. This work leads on from previous work in the field that is beginning to map out how the different pressure points on the body affect the brain. Sham acupuncture - the insertion of [...]

By |2012-02-19T22:13:18+00:00February 19th, 2012|Uncategorized|Comments Off on Acupuncture brain research