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1st – 31st May 2013 International ME Awareness Month

M.E. (Myalgic Encephalopathy), Chronic Fatigue Syndrome (C.F.S) and Post Viral Fatigue Syndrome (P.V.F.S) cause severe and debilitating fatigue, in addition to a wide range of other symptoms such as: painful muscles and joints; headaches; depression; sleep disorders; gastric disturbances and … Continue reading

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IBS Awareness Month 1st – 30th April 2013

Irritable Bowel Syndrome (IBS) affects 10-20% of the UK population causing embarassment and discomfort to sufferers. Up to 12 million people in the UK are affected by IBS at some time in their lives. Acupuncture has been found to be … Continue reading

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Spring 2013

Even with the snow Spring has arrived! This is the time of year when the earth bursts alive with energy and new growth. A time when the body’s energy rises and moves. The Wood Element is linked to Spring. The … Continue reading

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The origins of disharmony in Chinese Medicine – Way of Life

The origins of disharmony in Chinese Medicine – Way of Life 3 main factors can impact on the body: 1. The Six Climatic factors 2. The Seven Emotions 3. Way of life Last time I introduced the seven emotions: – … Continue reading

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The Origins of Disharmony in Chinese Medicine – Seven Emotions Continued

The origins of disharmony in Chinese Medicine – 7 emotions continued 3 main factors can impact on the body: 1. The Six Climatic factors 2. The Seven Emotions 3. Way of life Last time I introduced the seven emotions: – … Continue reading

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Origins of Disharmony – Seven Emotions

The origins of disharmony in Chinese Medicine – continued 3 main factors can impact on the body: 1. The Six Climatic factors 2. The Seven Emotions 3. Way of life Last time I introduced the six climatic factors: – Wind, … Continue reading

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Six Climatic Factors continued

The origins of disharmony in Chinese Medicine – continued 3 main factors can impact on the body: 1. The Six Climatic factors 2. The Seven Emotions 3. Way of life Last week I introduced the six climatic factors: – Wind, … Continue reading

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Origins of Disharmony – Six Climatic Factors

The origins of disharmony in Chinese Medicine The concept of cause and effect, in a linear progression, leading to illness is not used in Chinese medicine. As explained in previous blogs Chinese medicine is more concerned with identifying patterns of … Continue reading

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Four Examinations: Stage 4 – Palpating/Touching

Foundations of Chinese Medicine (continued) – The Four Examinations The four examinations are:- 1. Inspection/looking 2. Listening and smelling 3. Inquiry/asking 4. Palpating/touching This week I will focus on stage 4 – palpation/touching Palpation/touching Palpation includes pulse-feeling and feeling of … Continue reading

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Four Examinations: Stage 3 – Inquiring/Asking

Foundations of Chinese Medicine (continued) – The Four Examinations The four examinations are:- 1. Inspection/looking 2. Listening and smelling 3. Inquiry/asking 4. Palpation/touching This week I will focus on stage 3 – Inquiry/asking Inquiry/asking In my clinic I complete my … Continue reading

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