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

  • How Effective Is Acupuncture For Insomnia?

    When did you last get a good night’s sleep? If you’re like me, and struggle to remember, then you might find this post a useful read Is Insomnia a Problem? Most people have experienced occasional insomnia but for some, it is a nightly occurrence. This is a major issue as being unable to sleep on …

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    Acupuncture for TMJ Pain

      Jaw pain and TMJ (temporomandibular joint) pain are both conditions that I see more frequently in clinic than I ever expected. Fortunately, acupuncture for TMJ pain is a very effective treatment helping to reduce the pain, inflammation and accompanying stress. Do I Have TMJ Disorder? TMJ disorder is just one cause of jaw pain, …

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    Acupuncture for Bell’s Palsy Found to be Effective

    Acupuncture has been found to reverse facial paralysis caused by Bell’s palsy What is Bell’s Palsy? The name Bell’s palsy comes from the 19th century Scottish anatomist and surgeon, Sir Charles Bell, who discovered that severing the 7th cranial/facial nerve causes facial paralysis. In Bell’s palsy there is inflammation around the facial nerve and this …

  • 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) …