Autumn – The Metal Element

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?              It’s Autumn.  Mornings have a crisp note in the air, and evenings are drawing in, in preparation for winter.    The last of the harvest is collected in, celebrated and stored. The seasonal equinox  last week (21 September) marked the

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5 Top Tips for Menopause

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Tired, irritated, having hot flushes?  Whether it’s menopause, peri-menopause, or another hot summer’s night, it’s not fun.  Yes, menopause is inevitable – but there are some simple tips that can help you make the most of the changes your body is going through, rather than keep on

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How to choose an acupuncturist


So, you’re interested in having acupuncture.  Great!  Now the tough bit – how do you go about choosing an acupuncturist? Top tips:  Make sure they’re regulated.  Sadly (and to my utter frustration) acupuncture isn’t regulated in the UK. However, don’t worry. The British Acupuncture Council is the

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