Acupuncture and IVF

The British Acupuncture Council recently produced a comprehensive account of the current research on acupuncture and IVF. Here are the main points: A 2018 systematic review and meta-analysis found acupuncture to have a significant treatment effect in improving the birth rates of subfertile women undergoing IVF or ICSI. A summary of previous reviews from 2009 … Read more…

Do you want to do a detoxification?

A lot of us feel motivated to undertake a detox at the beginning of january after the excesses of christmas!  However, the detoxes often include smoothies, juices, raw foods etc.  From a Chinese Medicine point of view, ideally you eat local food in season at any time of year to promote health and well-being.  What … Read more…

de-stress at your desk

I came by this article for ‘desk de-stressing’ as it makes reference to 2 acupuncture points. These can be stimulated by applying pressure (acupressure) to bring relief and calm. The location of the points are explained, and I tried them out, sitting at my desk, writing this blog! It works!! Try them out! http://www.acupuncture.org.uk/public-content/public-pr-acupuncture-in-the-news/4655-9-simple-ways-to-de-stress-at-your-desk.html