Eileen Mannion, BSc Hons, PGDipAc, MBAcC. 07773332553 or 01484 865886

  • Dampness in TCM: How Can a Person Be Damp?

    Dampness  is a term that an acupuncturist may use to describe your symptoms. But what does it mean and how can it be resolved? Dampness: what is it? Some conditions (Dampness being one) in Chinese medicine have somewhat metaphorical or even literal descriptions. Remember there were no blood tests, scans, X-rays, microscopes to help shed …

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    The Effectiveness of Acupuncture for Plantar Fasciitis

    Plantar fasciitis is a common cause of heel or arch pain affecting about 10% of people at some point in their life. What is the “plantar fascia?” The plantar fascia is sometimes described as a tendon but it is really a sheet of connective tissue (fascia,) more like a ligament than a tendon. It stretches …

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    Can Acupuncture Help Secondary Infertility?

    As well as seeing patients that are trying for their first baby (whether by helping their natural cycle or supporting them through IVF,) I also see quite a few that had no problems conceiving the first but are struggling to conceive the second baby. This is called secondary infertility and is often not expected. What …

  • Menopause Diet – Can Food Help Your Symptoms?

    In this post I’ll discuss the concept of acid and alkaline forming foods, the effect they can have on the body and how this information can be used to create a “menopause diet.” What are acid and alkaline forming foods? Don’t worry, this isn’t about to become a chemistry lesson (well, maybe a short one!) …

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    Acupuncture, Fertility and Nutrition

    This post will question whether there is such a thing as a fertility diet and examines how acupuncture, fertility and nutrition are intertwined elements and best results are achieved when they are considered as a whole. Acupuncture, Fertility & Nutrition Go Hand in Hand Nutrition for fertility is about replenishing and restoring nutritional balance. It …

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    Does Acupuncture For Fertility Work?

    Should I try acupuncture? Many people now use a more holistic approach when they are trying to conceive – massage, nutrition, acupuncture. In particular, acupuncture for fertility is commonly recommended, but does it work and should you consider trying it? How does acupuncture work, and how could it help me conceive? Many people nowadays are …

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    What’s Causing My Menopausal Symptoms?

    Good News! You Can Help Your Menopausal Symptoms. In this article you’ll find out which hormones are responsible for the multitude of  symptoms that blight many women around the menopause. In a previous post I discussed the hormones which are most often given the blame for our menopausal symptoms (you can read that post here) …

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    What’s Happening To My Hormones During The Menopause?

    In Our Twenties… The last thing we’re thinking about in out twenties is “what will happen to all these hormones during the menopause?” If only we’d appreciated it at the time! In our twenties we have shed the uncomfortable teens and have spread our adult wings. Our skin has plenty of elastin and collagen which …

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    Is Acupuncture For Migraines and Headaches Effective?

    Key Facts About Headaches and Migraines Until I became an acupuncturist I hadn’t realised just how many people struggled with headaches and migraines!! In fact, I would probably say that I use acupuncture for migraines and headaches  more than any other condition. According to the World Health Organisation: Headaches are among the most common disorders …

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    Acupuncture For Hot Flushes: Does it Work?

    Hot Flushes Are a Common Menopausal Symptom a vague sense of anxiety or butterflies…. a sudden feeling of heat rising up…. a burning sensation in the skin of the face/back/chest…. a break out of sweat particularly at night… drenched nightclothes and bedsheets!! Any (or all) of that sound familiar? Hot flushes are a common symptom …