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Acupuncture in Leeds: does acupuncture hurt?

Acupuncture does not have to be Painful! Charlie Buck does a lovely demonstration to show that acupuncture does not have to be painful – Ok it is on a balloon, but it does show how thin and gentle the needles are. Compare an acupuncture pin to the usual needles that are used in the medical […]

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February 4th, 2013

A Good point for Asthma treatment – A first publication!

I was asked to write a short article on point I like and did not like. The end result is my first publication. Ok, so it isn’t the lancet, it is the Acupuncturist – a publication for the British Acupuncture Council. I have attached it to this post and hope that you find it interesting […]

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April 12th, 2012

Acupuncture in Leeds: Depression and Acupuncture

Acupuncture and Depression Acupuncture has been shown to be better or equal to treatment with some antidepressants. Studies in China have shown that electroacupuncture has equal or better effects that drugs such as amitriptyline. It is also of note that the side effects were much less than the treatment with orthodox drug regime. As one […]

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February 2nd, 2012

Acupuncture in Leeds: Promoting Change

In my Leeds Acupuncture Clinic I will advise on Lifestyle issues. As well as acupuncture, I also spend time looking at practical ways in which you can improve your health – perhaps by looking at diet or exercise, if these areas need attention. These help maintain changes, and are key to maintaining and improving health. […]

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January 26th, 2012

Acupuncture in Leeds: A reflection on Cupping

Cupping has been practiced for over 7000 years and can be found in many cultures and health practices.Cupping has been used in Europe and Asia – and within these regions, there are differing styles and perceived Health benefits. Recently I was visited by a Muslim student from a Leeds school who told me of it’s use […]

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January 21st, 2012

Acupuncture in Leeds: Insomnia

Acupuncture and Insomnia There has been a recent video on Youtube of the BBC morning news (January 2012) – it is a brief discussion about Acupuncture and Insomnia. It gives the very positive view of acupuncture for this condidtion and some good common sense ideas. Wishing you a good nights sleep! Giles

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January 19th, 2012

Acupuncture in Leeds: Migraines are very well treated by Acupuncture

Migraines and Acupuncture The British Acupuncture council has gathered  lot of evidence that supports the fact that Acupuncture can have a very good effect when it comes to treating migraines. All the uncontrolled trials demonstrated that acupuncture is highly effective, often helping over 80% of patients. This is considerably more effective than a likely placebo response which […]

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January 18th, 2012

Leeds Acupuncture: Research shows acupuncture is good for IVF at time of transfer

Acupuncture at time of IVF is of great benefit. A collection of current research shows that acupuncture at time of embryo transfer is of benefit and increases the chance of pregnancy and live birth. Generally research needs to be carried out for specific gynecological areas and the evidence so far is inconclusive. Other evidence supports […]

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January 7th, 2012

Acupuncture Benefits Stress, and Protects from it!

Acupuncture Benefits Stress – and prevents it! Again I am pleased to announce that the Daily Mail has published an article that supports my experience that acupuncture is good for stress. It comes as no surprise that this is the case as it parallels my experience in clinic. What is surprising is that it shows […]

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December 22nd, 2011

Asthma, Bronchitis and Acupuncture

Asthma, Bronchitis and Acupuncture Acupuncture research has been seen to have a very positive effect on the immune system when dealing with cases of bronchitis and asthma. This has been reflected in my clinical experience, and I am interested in treating you if you have one of these conditions. Although acupuncture in this case is not […]

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December 20th, 2011

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