Prebirth Acupuncture – What is it? When to start?

Acupuncture is increasingly being recommended as a pre birthing treatment and is currently used routinely in hospitals in Germany and by trained Midwives in New Zealand. It involves the use of specific Acupuncture points mostly located on the legs that

Acupuncture and Period Pain

In the scientific world, period pain is called Primary Dysmenorrhea and it is when it occurs for no known reason. Endometriosis and Adenomyosis are considered separate diagnosis so these studies are not considered relevant to those conditions, stay tuned for

Acupuncture and Stress

This review by Qian-Qian Li et al 2013 found there's emerging evidence to suggest the way Acupuncture works is to alleviate the 'fight or flight' response and restore balance within the brain and in the body. "Emerging evidence indicates that Acupuncture treatment not

Turning Breech Babies with Moxibustion

The use of moxibustion (moxa) applied to the little toe has been used in Chinese hospitals to treat breech presentations for decades, however the research to date, although promising, is not yet sufficient for this method to be incorporated into

Acupuncture & IVF

For the latest research from 2018, you can read my referenced blog article here Although earlier systematic reviews found that evidence for the effectiveness of Acupuncture used to support IVF or other assisted reproductive technology was “unclear”, a more recent

Research Overview

Exciting times in the worlds of research and Chinese Medicine! Chinese Medicine (usually Acupuncture and herbs) has been used for thousands of years to assist women with their health, from puberty to pregnancy to menopause and beyond. It is an