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Pins and Needles? Try acupuncture needles!

cold hands

Did you know February is the coldest month of the year in the UK? As the cold bites, it’s vital to keep warm & protect your fingers and toes.  This is particularly important if you have poor circulation or suffer from Raynauds.  With Raynauds phenomenon, which affects

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Why do I wake up at 3am?

It’s 3 am.  You’re awake – again. Why?!! Over half of adults in the UK struggle with insomnia, both getting to sleep, and waking in the middle of the night. When I ask patients what time they wake up, the answer is usually “about 3am”.  Yes, I

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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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