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Treatment for Cold & Flu with Acupuncture & Chinese Herbal Medicine

In Chinese medicine cold and flu are in the category invasion of exterior wind which can be cold, heat, damp or dry type.  Invasion of wind cold and wind heat are the most common types.  Symptoms would be shivering, aversion to

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Treatment of Polycyctic Ovarian Syndrome with Acupuncture & Herbal Medicine

PCOS is defined as a disorder of ovulation which affects the menstrual cycle. The majority of women have insulin resistance and elevated insulin levels.  The ovaries are much larger with multiple rows of cysts covered with a thick waxy outer

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IVF & Acupuncture

TCM offers a broad approach to support the IVF procedure.  Both of these procedures can reduce the risk of miscarriage by supporting the female during her entire pregnancy.  A large number of patients who have tried IVF  several times and were

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Acupuncture for Pregnancy

Acupuncture is used during pregnancy for many conditions as follows:- Miscarriage/Threatened miscarriage Early pregnancy  – nourish the fetus therapy Nausea/vomiting Constipation and hemorrhoids Low Back pain, pelvic and hip pain Cold & flu Hypertension/gestational diabetes Breech and posterior positioned babies

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Treatment of Tiredness in Chinese Medicine

The chief symptom of tiredness is exhaustion which is a deficiency of the bodys qi and can be caused by overexertion. The excess conditions causing tiredness are liver conditions, phlegm and damp in the body causing obstructions. Injuries to qi,

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Hayfever – Allergic Rhinitis and what Acupuncture & Chinese Herbal Medicine can do!!!

Treatment of Hayfever (Allergic Rhinitis) with Acupuncture & Chinese Medicine                                           Causative factors: 1.cold and insufficiency of lung qi weakening the body resistance, insufficiency of 2.spleen qi and 3.kidney yang

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Acne

Acne Vulgaris is a chronic inflammation of the hair follicles and sebaceous glands.  Occurring in adolescence and presenting as skin lesions that become red inflamed papules and sometimes developing into nodules/cysts/abscesses/ulcerations.    Acne occurs on the face, neck, upper part of

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Natural Labour Induction – using Acupuncture & Herbs

Acupuncture for labour induction involves treatments week 41 onwards know as pre-birth Acupuncture. Monitoring should be carried out week 36-37 for the following conditions, gestational diabetes, pre-eclampsia, foetus position and heartbeat and other minor complaints, i.e. heartburn, haemorrhoids, constipation, varicose

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Treating knee pain in Cyclists with Acupuncture

  Acupuncture treatment for Cyclists with Knee Injuries In cycling one of the most common injuries  is knee pain just below the patella (kneecap).   Endurance cycling can cause pain progressing to the lateral side of the knee and the lower

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Treating Fibromyalgia with Acupuncture & Chinese Herbal Medicine

Treatment of Fibromyalgia with Acupuncture & Chinese Herbal Medicine.  Standard Fibromyalgia symptoms are pain of the muscle fiber,  trigger points soar when pressed, nervous exhaustion, fatigue, flu like symptoms, insomnia, & cognitive dysfunction.   Triggers can be physical trauma, surgery, infections. 

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