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28
Dec

I tried acupuncture, but…

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…it didn’t work for me.   We hear people say that they tried but it didn’t help them, yet for thousands of years acupuncture has helped so many. Those it works for often have the following in common: They recognise that most times it doesn’t happen over night*. The imbalance wouldn’t be there in the […]

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21
Dec

The ability to prevent disease can only come from living one's life in harmony with the forces of nature.

Shen Nong


20
Dec

Fight holiday bloating

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The best tip to avoid bloating is to avoid eating too much at a time. But with Christmas feasts approaching, that tip alone might be difficult to follow. So here are some more tips, some with a Chinese medicine slant.   Bloating in Chinese medicine is linked with the Spleen system (if you’re curious, watch […]

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14
Dec

Far away points

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Why do acupuncturists use points so far away from the centre of the body, and often far from the site of the problem? If you’ve been wondering why we needle your foot to help your headaches, it’s not because we can’t tell one end from the other. Read on.   Two explanations: Western medical research […]

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10
Dec

The doctor of the future will no longer treat the human frame with drugs, but rather will cure and prevent disease with nutrition.

Thomas Edison


07
Dec

Press here… for headaches

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Large Intestine 4 Hegu (Joining Valley) is a point even people who never used acupuncture may be familiar with. It is famous for headaches, cold or flu symptoms like sore throat, chills and fever, runny nose, sinus issues, rhinitis, sinusitis, diziness etc., generally the so-called Wind conditions. In classic texts it is mentioned for disorders […]

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