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General health conditions

Irritable bowel syndrome

Managing irritable bowel syndrome (IBS)

IBS has unknown cause and is separated according to symptoms in the Western approach. In Chinese medicine, people with IBS may be assessed according to whether their symptoms are worsened with stress or whether their IBS began with a gastro infection....

Chinese medicine sinus congestion

The Chinese medicine view of sinusitis

Chronic sinus congestion can have many different causes and symptoms. Diagnosis and treatment is not always clear. Chinese medicine ideas have developed over thousands of years and offer a different way of seeing the human and their environment....

Migraine treatment prevention

Acupuncture for migraine – treatment and prevention

A recent high-level review investigating acupuncture for migraine treatment suggests that adding acupuncture to symptomatic treatment of attacks reduces the frequency of headaches, and that the effect of acupuncture may be similar to migraine prophylaxis (prevention) drugs, but with fewer adverse effects....

Tension headache

Acupuncture for tension headaches – treatment and prevention

A recent high-level review of clinical trials has concluded that acupuncture is effective for treating frequent episodic or chronic tension-type headaches. Every person is different, and all headaches should be checked by your doctor. Contact us to discuss whether acupuncture may be suitable for you....

Pregnancy wellbeing

Caring for your wellbeing in pregnancy

Pregnancy can be very physically taxing. When you feel tired, this is a sign from your body's intelligence to stop investing energy "out there" and to slow down, close your eyes and allow energy to flow within. A regular acupuncture session during pregnancy can help...

Cancer-related pain

Acupuncture for cancer-related pain

  "Acupuncture is effective in relieving cancer-related pain, particularly malignancy-related and surgery-induced pain. Our findings suggest that acupuncture can be adopted as part of a multimodal approach for reducing cancer-related pain." 1   A recent systematic review has looked at acupuncture as a treatment to help with cancer-related...