Gynaecology In Chinese medicine there are numerous gynaecological conditions. The most common include: Irregular periods PMT Polycystic Ovary PCOS Infertility (including male) Vaginal thrush (candidiasis) Habitual miscarriage Menopause Painful periods Endometriosis Mourning sickness Amenorrhea – absence of period Pregnancy Labour Breast-feeding Hormonal skin problems Hormonal headaches Research on the effects of Acupuncture on Gynaecological Conditions. […]Continue Reading . . .
A study done by Paulus in Germany surveyed 160 women who had IVF treatment. 80 of the women had acupuncture before and after transfer of the embryo and 80 did not. The group that did not have acupuncture were found to have a 26.3% success rate, while the group that had the acupuncture had a […]Continue Reading . . .
I found this very interesting article about coeliac disease (not to be confused with IBS). Although your symptoms may sound very much like coeliac disease self-diagnosis is not good and a blood test is required to give an accurate answer. One of the most common things we deal with in our clinic is IBS and […]Continue Reading . . .
These are really good articles about allergies and sinus infections. At DAATC which is based in Dublin, Ireland we believe that sinus problems are very often related to food allergies. Once we have identified the foods causing the problem an exclusion diet can work wonders. By Denise DeWitt http://www.empowher.com/allergies/content/runny-nose-allergies-cold-or-sinus-infection?page=0,1Continue Reading . . .
By Beverly Mc Govern Dip. Ac., Lic. Ac., ITEC., IFR., Dip. Chinese Herbs, Dip. Nutritional Advisor, What is Irritable Bowel Syndrome? This syndrome is a very upsetting and common condition. Also known as Spastic Colon. It occurs because the muscles that lie in the gut or intestines don’t function properly causing irritation, spasm and […]Continue Reading . . .
This is something that we support in our clinic. It is something we cover in our initial consultation for anyone trying to conceive or hoping to start in the near future. This article is from the Sydney Morning Herald and is by Michelle Bridges who is an author and a trainer on “The Biggest Loser”. […]Continue Reading . . .
Any hay fever or eye allergy sufferer will have told you this was true! You get that first knawing itch of the eyes and you try not to touch but next thing your hand is rubbing the offending eye and lo and behold the itching suddenly becomes far worse and you feel like tearing your […]Continue Reading . . .
Midwives are widely using acupuncture in countries around the world with great sucess. This article highlights just how much it is being used without getting a huge amount of press! I found the article on PulseToday and it is from the blog of Edzard Ernst. http://www.pulsetoday.co.uk/comment-blogs/-/blogs/12377499/acupuncture-use-by-midwivesContinue Reading . . .
A simple but interesting device is attached to a regular inhaler and it allows the data about when the inhaler is being used to be tracked. So how often and when. This in turn helps physicians pin point the patients that need different and perhaps preventative medications to control their asthma better and thus help […]Continue Reading . . .
This is a great explanatory article on food allergies and sensitivities. It explains the differences and also looks at the concept of a “window of opportunity” when introducing foods to babies and young children to lessen the chances of an allergy developing. It is written by Emily Dunn and I found it in The Sydney […]Continue Reading . . .