Acuhealth Acupuncture Blog

What does acupuncture feel like? No more fear of needles.

Posted in 'All around AcuHealth' on January 16, 2020

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Do you break a sweat just thinking about getting a needle?  


Naturally, after experiencing blood taking, vaccinations, piercings or tattooing, you might associate needles with pain. Yet, here it is important to know that none of the needles used in mentioned practices compares to an acupuncture needle.

Let us talk about acupuncture needles and how they can provide both comfort and effectiveness.

Here at AcuHealth, we use a variety of needles with a diameter ranging between

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Black Rice

Posted in 'All around AcuHealth, Healthy Eating, Women's Health' on November 22, 2019



Ready to switch to the dark side of rice?

Not only does it taste great and is very satisfying with a mild nutty flavour and chewy texture, black rice has also several amazing health benefits compared to its rice siblings. 

Speaking Western medicine, black rice is packed with protein, antioxidants and energy boosting vitamins. Getting its colour from anthocyanin, which has potent antioxidant properties, it has actually 9 g of protein (per 100g) and is 100% a whole grain, contai

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What is it about the medicinal mushrooms hype?

Posted in 'All around AcuHealth, Healthy Eating, Chinese Herbs, Wellbeing Coaching Blog' on October 3, 2019

 All about Reishi, Chaga, Cordyceps, Lion鈥檚 Mane, Shiitake and Co.


The range of medicinal mushrooms includes Reishi, Chaga, Cordyceps, Lion's Mane, Shiitake and many more. They are claimed to provide numerous health benefits including boosting your immune system, supporting your liver and having anti-microbial, anti-inflammatory, anti-viral, anti-diabetic, cardiovascular-protective, antioxidant and even anti-cancer effects (Blagodatski et al., 2018; Guggenheim, Wright, & Zwickey, 20

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How to stay away from colds, flu & Co.

Posted in 'Home Remedies, Chinese Herbs' on May 2, 2019




Prevention is always best!

Here are our five top tips to stay away from the common cold in Winter time:

  1.  Eat warm and nourishing foods, such as soups and stews. Use some warming spices like cinnamon, cardamom and onions. Avoid cold and raw foods, salads, sushi & co. during the colder months of the year.
  2.  Put on a few more layers to protect your body and especially your neck from cold and wind. Just carry a cardigan and scarf with you and put it on when needed.
  3.  Find
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Chocolate Mousse - the natural way.

Posted in 'Healthy Eating' on April 11, 2019



We love to indulge...the natural way! 馃構


So hidden underneath these juicy fresh berries you will find a creamy plant-based chocolate mousse - with an exotic touch of orange.

It literally takes you only minutes to whip up 8 yummy cups of this goodness:


路        2 avos (ripe)

路        1 tablespoon of maple syrup 

路        3 tablespoons of cacao

路        Chia seeds (optional for binding)

路        Freshly pressed orange juice (squeeze 2 oranges). 

路        4 orang

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Supporting a new mum post partum

Posted in 'Women's Health, Fertility & Pregnancy' on April 4, 2019

Modern research on post partum recovery





These days, a woman is usually discharged from the hospital within 24 to 48 hours after a vaginal birth but can be as little as 6 hours post birth. With a c-section birth, generally, women are kept in hospital care for 3 to 5 days. While society puts a lot of emphasis on supporting a woman during pregnancy and the birthing process, a woman might often feel unsupported in the first few weeks after birth. Often, she is being left to teac

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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



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



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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