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Menstrual pain

Posted in 'All around AcuHealth, Women's Health' on February 21, 2019

By Margi McDonald
 

Selfcare with Acupressure & what you can do when you suffer from menstrual pain

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Menstrual pain is very common among young women. Despite the significant impact that menstrual pain has on academic attendance and performance, social activities and quality of life, most young women do not seek medical treatment but prefer to use self-care; commonly OTC analgesic medications and rest. Many women do not get significant pain relief from these methods, therefore othe

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Clean start into 2019

Posted in 'All around AcuHealth, Healthy Eating, Women's Health, Fertility & Pregnancy, Men's Health' on January 4, 2019

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In our daily life, we are exposed to numerous chemicals through our food, skin & airways. According to the Endocrine Society (2019), there are over 85,000 manufactured chemicals, thousands of which may be categorised as endocrine disruptor chemicals (EDC), i.e. EDCs. These chemicals are known to impact the body's hormones, leading to infertility in males and females, breast cancer, endometriosis, abno

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Conception. It takes two.

Posted in 'Women's Health, Fertility & Pregnancy, Men's Health' on September 29, 2018

 


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Conception. It takes two!  

Chinese medicine is assisting many women around the world in their endeavour to fall pregnant. Critical factors in women are often weight management, stress levels and overall body strength. Whether a couple aims for natural conception or eventually opts for IVF, as much as it is essential for a woman to take good care of herself - before, during and of course after birth – the same importance is attributed to the lifestyle of the male pa

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Hello Spring

Posted in 'Unassigned' on September 20, 2018

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Hello Spring!

As equinox is happening this Sunday, 23rd, we are officially in Spring…yay! With temperature rising we finally want to spend more time outdoors and the topic of cleansing is on many a mind! Do you need to cleanse? How do you cleanse? Let’s have a look at the Chinese medicine view on cleansing.

In Chinese medicine, a healthy digestive system is the key to overall health. You want it to work smoothly so that it produces the energy that you need for your daily active

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Seed Crackers

Posted in 'Healthy Eating' on August 23, 2018

 

So you have the weekend sorted and fancy a healthy snack for your movie night? Just because we all love crunchy snacks, don't we?

Seed crackers will you give that perfect crunch, while providing you with lots of fibre, vitamins and omega-3s. In Chinese medicine, seeds are closely linked to the element of Water and the Kidneys, with a positive impact on our energy levels and brain function.

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 Ingredients:

While you can exchange the seeds or their proportions according to yo

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Paediatrics

Posted in 'All around AcuHealth, Chinese Medicine Treatment' on August 2, 2018

Acupuncture for Children?

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According to a study by the Rush University Medical Centre in Chicago (Dec 2015), acupuncture is something parents should consider if their children are suffering from chronic pain. Children with various chronic conditions were studied to assess the impact of acupuncture on pain, nausea and quality of life.  The results showed "significant positive results both during and after sessions” for all three indicators.

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Hot drinks for the cold season

Posted in 'All around AcuHealth, Healthy Eating' on June 16, 2018

 Carob

 

 

 

Chilly nights lately! Fancy a hot drink to warm yourself from the inside out?
 
Let us introduce you to carob!
 
Looks like chocolate, but has its own unique flavour: Heavenly earthy and sweet by nature. Unlike chocolate, carob contains no theobromine, a caffeine-like substance. That is why carob is a fantastic substitute for chocolate, especially if you find cacao too stimulating for you or your kids at night time.
 
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Eating in tune with your menstrual cycle

Posted in 'Women's Health, Fertility & Pregnancy' on June 12, 2018

Eating in tune with your menstrual cycle

Do you want to boost your fertility and eat more in tune with your menstrual cycle? 

The idea is in order to conceive, the lower body likes it warm. For that reason, it is essential that you reduce or better fully avoid any cold and raw foods, especially at night time. Choose room temperature water and skip the ice cream, the smoothies, yoghurt and frozen berries. Ensure that all meals at night time are warm and cooked. If you choose to have a sa

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