Posts in Acupuncture
The Importance of a Pregnant Pause...

Pregnancy is considered to be a time of joy and fulfilment. However, all the stressors of everyday life do not come to a standstill during this time. In addition, some other pregnancy-specific factors get added including physiological changes in pregnancy, common pregnancy ailments, concerns regarding safe pregnancy and labour, and the worries related to parenting and wellbeing of the child.

Relaxation is a necessary skill to allow you to cope with the changes and stresses during pregnancy and to ensure an easy pregnancy and labour.

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What is a Healthy Gut?

Your stomach is responsible for a whole lot more than just reminding you to eat lunch and digesting it afterward. It’s part of a system that’s essential to making your weight healthy, your immune response strong and your mood positive. To keep it humming along, find out how to settle four common upsets.

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Why Does My Shoulder Hurt?

Shoulder pain is a common problem. For younger people, pain is more likely to be due to an accident or injury. As you age however, natural wear and tear occurs in the shoulder joint and the rotator cuff tendon. This may become persistently painful over time and may cause limited strength and movement, and loss of shoulder function.

The good news is that with appropriate treatment, pain will improve so you can get back to doing the things you enjoy.

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Is It All In Your Head? How Can Acupuncture Help Migraines?

Migraine is not just another word for ‘bad headache’. They have specific characteristics that distinguish them from tension-type headaches. Migraines affect about 1 in 10 people, particularly women.

It’s true, painkillers may temporarily relieve migraines, but they can mask more serious issues that can emerge later. Headaches and migraines are a big wake-up call from the body, so to help prevent future problems, please pay attention to the signs your body sends you!

In my clinic, I have seen many long-term migraine sufferers who have been helped through acupuncture. There is a natural solution that deals with not only the problem but also prevents it from reoccurring.

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