Menopause myths busted

We’ve all heard the horror stories: tiredness, irritability, hot flushes, joint pain, loss of libido, dryness… the list goes on.  They are all linked to the menopause.  But, wait a minute.  Could some of these symptoms be due to stress, adrenal fatigue, or just “life”? Is it

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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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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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FAQs about Acupuncture

Acupuncture is widely used and accepted all over the world, with over 2.3 million treatments every year in the UK alone.  This week (25 Feb – 3 March) is UK Acupuncture Awareness Week, which aims to heighten public awareness about this fantastic system of medicine. Here are the 5

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Acupuncture Awareness Week

It’s Acupuncture Awareness Week in the UK 25 Feb – 3 March.    The British Acupuncture Council hopes that its members will help to promote this medicine – and so we should!  So what’s going on in my corner of the woods? On the blog, I’ll be answering FAQs

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