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How Acupuncture Can Help Treat Stress
By Duncan Mcgechie · 4 months ago
However, it’s also the case that some stress can be energising and even motivating. But, if stress impacts a person’s life negatively, they may look for ways in which to alleviate that. What does stress ...
8 Top Tips for Finding the Best Acupuncture In London
By Duncan Mcgechie · 5 months ago
Take a look at our eight top tips for choosing the best acupuncturist. They Have the Right Credentials There are several acupuncture regulatory bodies in the UK. The best-known one is the British Acupuncture Council ...
The Rapid Spread Of Acupuncture In The Western World
By Duncan Mcgechie · 6 months ago
Chinese acupuncture dates back to the Shang Dynasty in China from 1600 – 1100 BC, so it has been around for a very long time. However, it has only sprung to prominence in the West ...
Stress Is A Major Problem In The 21st Century
By Duncan Mcgechie · 6 months ago
One of the major health problems that we have in the 21st century is that of stress. It is known to be behind many different illnesses, and it can have many different causes. In fact, ...
Infertility In the West Is Becoming An Increasing Problem
By Duncan Mcgechie · 7 months ago
Infertility is becoming an increasing problem worldwide, but especially in the West, and it is not just women who are becoming infertile, but men as well. Sperm counts have been dropping steadily among men in ...
Understanding Chinese Medicine In London
By Duncan Mcgechie · 7 months ago
Traditional Chinese Medicine has been used in China – where else? – for some thousands of years, but only today is it gaining favour in the West. It incorporates a number of different modalities including ...
Acupunture Therapies in North London
By Duncan Mcgechie · 9 months ago
Acupuncture is a medical practice that involves the stimulation of certain points on the body, typically with an extremely thin needle penetrating the skin, to alleviate pain or to help treat various health conditions and ...
The Thinking Behind Sports Massage In London
By Duncan Mcgechie · 9 months ago
Many people in the UK take part in sports, most of them on a very regular basis. A sport is really anything in which there is an element of competition and which appeals to one ...
What Is Stress And How Do You Handle It?
By Duncan Mcgechie · 9 months ago
Stress, at its’ most basic, is very useful to us. It is the body’s natural reaction to danger and is also known as the "fight or flight" mechanism. What it does is to flood the ...
Some Of The Different Types Of Massage
By Duncan Mcgechie · 10 months ago
Massage has been used for many years for treating illness and injury. Indeed, some Chinese writings have been found dating back to 2500 BC which describe using massage for various medical purposes. Massage is used ...
Does Acupuncture Really Work?
By Duncan Mcgechie · 10 months ago
Acupuncture has only really become known in the West since 1971 when James Reston, a US journalist on an assignment in China, needed his appendix removed while he was there and was introduced to acupuncture ...
The Many Benefits of a Sports Massage
By Duncan Mcgechie · 11 months ago
When you suffer from any sort of sports injury, one of the best ways to repair it and get back to being able to take an active part again is to have a sports massage ...
The Very Basics of Chinese Medicine
By Duncan Mcgechie · 1 year ago
In the West we tend to think of medicine as something that we take internally, either a liquid or a pill. However, Traditional Chinese Medicine – also known as TCM – embraces far more than ...
The Benefits of Acupuncture for Infertility
By Duncan Mcgechie · 1 year ago
There is no doubt whatsoever that fertility is declining in the West. According to scientists at the Hebrew University of Jerusalem, sperm counts among men have more than halved over the last 40 years and ...
Traditional Chinese Medicine - Everything You Need to Know
By Duncan Mcgechie · 1 year ago
Traditional Chinese medicine or TMC is an ancient system of wellness and health that has evolved over thousands of years. Western medicine of today primarily focuses on treating diseases or the symptoms of diseases, but ...
Acupuncture Can Help You Get Pregnant. Know How
By Duncan Mcgechie · 1 year ago
In recent years, a majority of women are putting off having a family until their 30’s in order to concentrate on becoming financially stable and climbing the career ladder. The problem is that fertility decreases ...
Some Of the Principles Of Traditional Chinese Medicine
By Duncan Mcgechie · 1 year ago
Traditional Chinese medicine has been around or at least 2,500 years and includes various types of herbal medicines, acupuncture, qi gong, tui na, and dietary therapy. One of the basic tenets of London Chinese medicine ...
Causes Of Infertility In Men And Women
By Duncan Mcgechie · 1 year ago
Infertility appears to be a problem when a woman cannot conceive despite having regular unprotected sex and with a desire to produce a child. Medically speaking, infertility is defined as a problem when unprotected sex ...
Myofascial Release Can Help With Many Types of Pain in the Body
By Duncan Mcgechie · 1 year ago
The word myo means muscle, while fascia means band, and the fascia is a connective 3D web of tissue that extends the whole way through the body. It is mainly composed of two fibres which ...
A Look at the Uses of Traditional Chinese Medicine
By Duncan Mcgechie · 1 year ago
Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM) has been practiced since at least 2500 BC, and includes acupuncture, acupressure, and Chinese herbs. The Chinese believe that there are two opposing, yet complementary, forces in the body known as ...