Chinese medicine for vertigo and dizziness

Chinese Medicine For Vertigo And Dizziness

Vertigo and dizziness can be caused by a number of different things – often it is an inner ear problem, for instance labrynthitis. The diagnosis ‘benign paroxysmal positional vertigo’ (or ‘BPPV’) is often used, and is believed to be caused by debris in the inner ear. Vertigo and dizziness also occur as a symptoms in […]

Chinese Medicine For Night Sweats

Chinese Medicine For Night Sweats

Night sweats are a common symptom of menopause, and can also effect non-menopausal women and men. When severe, they really interfere with quality of life and make it impossible to sleep well. Chinese Herbal medicine is an ideal treatment for night sweats, whether menopausal or not, and it can work quite quickly and dramatically to […]

Acupuncture During Pregnancy

Acupuncture During Pregnancy

For pregnant women, acupuncture has a lot to offer, and this post is a brief run down of some of acupuncture’s benefits during pregnancy. Acupuncture provides a drug-free alternative to many of the problems that women can experience during pregnancy, including many of those which are sometimes considered to simply be ‘part and parcel’ of […]

insomnia

Chinese Herbal Medicine For Insomnia

As an ex-insomniac myself, I know the pain of not being able to sleep. If your sleep is bad, everything just gets harder. Your energy is low, you can’t concentrate, you become snappy and irritable. Plus, without the repair that it needs, your body suffers, too. Lack of sleep lowers your immunity, makes it harder […]

Meditation

5 Reasons You Must Meditate

1. It Helps With Stress, Anxiety And Depression Many studies have looked at the effect of meditation on anxiety and depression. Meditation helps to regulate the mood and improves our ability to control our thought processes, allowing us to ‘take a mental step back’ from stress, anxiety or depression provoking pattern of thinking. In fact, […]

Acupuncture For Back Pain

One of the things acupuncture is most well known for is treatment of pains and injuries and in my Bristol clinic I probably treat more bad backs than any other part of the body. Acupuncture is an extremely effective holistic treatment for all kinds of back problems, whether it’s to do with ‘wear and tear’ […]

The Ancient Taoist Secrets To Long Life And Good Health

Hidden away at the back of the White Cloud Temple in Beijing are two of the most important pieces of Taoist history, which together are believed to hold the secrets to a long, healthy and happy life. They are stone tablets set into the temple wall. Nothing marks them out as special, but they have […]

Dr Feng

Foreigners Save Classical Chinese Medicine? (Dr Feng’s Story)

3 years ago, Dr Feng Shi Lun (pictured) sat in his Beijing flat in despair, desperately trying to work out how he could pass on his knowledge of an ancient Chinese herbal text the Shan Han Lun. Already in his 70s, Dr Feng is a humble, gentle man. He has spent his whole life studying […]

Couples Massage Workshops – Bristol

Learn and practice simple massage techniques for your loved one in a special session tailored just for you, available in Bristol. Takes turns to massage each other, with expert guidance and tuition all the way, with all the techniques clearly demonstrated and explained. Giving a massage is one of the most loving gifts you can […]