28 Jun, 2018

Treating endometriosis with acupuncture and Chinese herbal medicine

by Clare Donnelley

Endometriosis is a painful condition that affects 10% of women but is often referred to as a ‘silent epidemic’, as it is not actually recognised as a genuine illness. It involves the migration and growth of endometrial cells outside of the uterus, which induces a chronic, inflammatory reaction that usually causes strong pain and may increase a woman’s risk of infertility.

Many women remain undiagnosed for years, or are wrongly diagnosed. Conventional medical treatments include pain killers, anti-inflammatories, drugs which mask the symptoms rather than treat the root cause of the disease. Surgery is also carried out, but the nodules can often grow back, or spread to other parts of the pelvis.

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30 May, 2018

An alternative treatment for Endometriosis

by Clare Donnelley

Did you know you can treat endometriosis with acupuncture & chinese herbal medicine? 

Endometriosis is a painful condition that affects 10% of women but is often referred to as a ‘silent epidemic’, as it is not actually recognised as a genuine illness. It involves the migration and growth of endometrial cells outside of the uterus, which induces a chronic, inflammatory reaction that usually causes strong pain and may increase a woman’s risk of infertility.

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17 May, 2018

Strengthen Your Immune System

by Clare Donnelley

            You can strengeth our immune system through Acupuncture and Chinese Herbs! 

If you tend to catch colds often or easily, having acupuncture and taking Chinese herbs before the cold weather hits, can change this. Traditional Chinese Medicine theory claims that this happens when our protective surface energy, or ‘wei qi’, is weak, for instance when we are stressed or tired. This allows pathogens – equivalent to bacteria and viruses in western medical terms - to penetrate, where normally they wouldn’t affect us.

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