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10 Tips for Better Sleep

Why we need better sleep We all know how bad we feel in the morning after a sleepless night. You feel groggy, more irritable and basically don’t want to deal with the world and all its problems… at least until a coffee or 2. Sleep is so important for our overall health. Whilst we sleep,…

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Stress vs Anxiety

Stress and anxiety manifest in similar ways but are defined differently. Both are emotional responses, but stress is typically caused by an external trigger. The trigger can be short-term, such as a work deadline, or long-term, such as chronic illness. People under stress commonly experience both mental and physical symptoms. These include irritability, fatigue, muscle…

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Acupuncture for posture, pain and movement

How acupuncture may help with posture, pain and movement? Muscles should be limber or flaccid when not active and should only tense up when activated. If this doesn’t happen then you can consider it as some form of muscular dysfunction. When different areas start to tighten up it can cause dysfunctional movement of the areas…

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The Gut-Brain Axis

There is a bidirectional link between the gut and the brain known as the gut-brain axis, meaning emotions affect the gut and the gut influences emotions. Your gut and brain send messages to each other through the enteric nervous system (located all the way along your gastrointestinal lining) to your central nervous system (brain) and…

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The Importance of Scars in Acupuncture

When treating the body with acupuncture, we look at where the physical problems arise and then at the meridian it affects. There are twelve major meridians in the body, which are considered energy pathways. Each meridian not only relates to an organ, but also to emotions. If the meridian has a blockage, or an injury…

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