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3 Mistakes people make in Winter

Struggling with Winter?  You’re not the only one!  Five Element Acupuncture has some wonderful points to help people through the season they find most difficult, but there are also a couple of simple things you can do to help yourself.  Here’s the three mistakes that people make

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Winter

cold hands

Winter is the most yin point of the year: dark, quiet, the season of rest. Nature conserves itself in stillness, stripped back to the essential.  Bare trees, less birdsong, hibernating animals, little activity in the garden – life seems dormant, waiting for Spring.  In being able to be

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A guide to moxa (or why I set light to people)

Moxa – a key part of acupuncture.  In fact the word “acupuncture” means needles and moxibustion. Therapeutic use of heat has been used for many years, in many different ways, so here’s a quick guide to how acupuncturists use heat in the treatment room. Moxi-what? Moxa is

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Top 5 tips for male fertility

baby's fist

.  Did you know that, in the UK, 1/3 of all infertility has a male cause?  (1/3 is a female problem, 1/3 is “unexplained” – more of that in another post).  Just as worrying – sperm count has halved in the last forty years. There are three

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5 Tips for a Healthy Autumn

Bowl of autumn fruit and nuts

            Brrr… it’s getting colder, germs are springing out of nowhere, and your energy levels are struggling.  Want to have a healthy, happy Autumn? Then read on! How to stay healthy in Autumn: 1. Wrap up well – Chinese Medicine describes a

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