Acupuncture for joint pain 

Some causes and effects of joint problems Lots of people experience joint pain, otherwise known as arthralgia, through damage caused by illness, injury or infection and this can interfere with their ability to move without restriction. Many different health conditions can lead to inflamed and painful joints, such as osteo and rheumatoid arthritis, gout and…

How acupuncture may help with stress

What is stress?   This is how the brain and body respond to the demands placed on them. An actual or perceived threat to someone is known as the ‘stressor’ and their response to it is called the ‘stress response’. Some stress is normal and generates the motivation we need to lead productive lives, but each of…

acupuncture haywards heath

The menopause process and acupuncture

The menopause: a natural transition from one life stage to another Perimenopause is the first phase in a natural life process where a woman’s ovaries gradually make less oestrogen and she becomes less fertile. Her body then makes its transition over a few months or years to the menopause, when her menstrual cycle and natural…

How acupuncture can help manage migraines

Migraine is a Western diagnosis for a complex and incapacitating headache disorder that very often runs in families. It’s characterised by recurring moderate to severe headaches that can be accompanied by various associated symptoms such as particular sensitivity to light/sound, nausea and vomiting.   The most recent NICE guidance states that migraine attacks typically last between…