Unlock the Healing Power of Acupuncture in York: Your Guide to Holistic Wellness

Acupuncture

Discovering the path to wellness involves understanding the myriad of options available to us, and one such path is the ancient practice of acupuncture. As the proprietor of an acupuncture clinic in York, I’ve witnessed firsthand the transformative power of this modality. This guide, “Acupuncture in York”, aims to demystify acupuncture, outlining its history, functionality, […]

The Undeniable Power of the Inner Dialogue

I have talked before about the amazing human body and it’s three brains, (yes THREE); the head, the heart and the gut. These interconnected brains feed information to each other in order to optimise our cognitive function. The heart (cardiac brain) let’s the other brains know how we feel about something. The gut (enteric brain) […]

A Common Contributing Factor of Illness (and How To Prevent It)

If you’ve been to my clinic, the likelihood is that you’ve heard me talk about ‘Dampness.’ Most of the ailments I treat have a root or at least an element of Dampness due to the good old British weather, but mainly, Dampness stems from a poor diet and lifestyle choices.   Dampness is dangerous because […]

The impact of stress, and how to manage it

“Stress.” We hear that word a lot. Some people argue that there is a culture of “stress” these days, especially work stress; and with it, an assumption that if you’re not stressed at work, then you’re not working hard enough. Unfortunately, many people use stress and busy-ness as a badge of honour to prove their […]

Sleep Quantity and Quality

Difficulty sleeping has become endemic in recent years. “Insomnia” is the term used to describe the kind of sleep disorder that prevents someone from either falling asleep and/or staying asleep and thus, the quality and quantity of sleep are affected. Busy lives, screen time, poor diet, stress and hormones can all affect our sleep and […]

The Most Effective Acupressure Points To Relieve Flu And Common Cold Symptoms

I remember when I was studying my degree in Chinese medicine and acupuncture, I visited my family in Spain and my niece had a terrible mucus congestion which had prevented the whole household from having a good night’s sleep because she coughed and coughed through the night. At bedtime, I sat next to her and […]

The History of Acupuncture

Acupuncture is an ancient practice that stems back approximately 3000 years where it was likely developed from a combination of Chinese household traditions passed down over centuries. The knowledge of medicinal plants and home remedies were collected and the first documented evidence of acupuncture is in The Yellow Emperor’s Classics of Internal Medicine, dated back […]

When Neuroscience Meets Spirituality – Neuro Rocking Release Therapy (NRRT)

The enteroceptor nerves receive information from within the body, especially from organs. This organic intelligence is well known in Chinese medicine; they say that each organ has a Mind or Spirit, a voice, a message.     Enteroception gives us insight into how and what we are feeling. When asked how you are feeling or […]

Acupuncture for Immunity

Yay! Autumn!! Who doesn’t like this colourful nature’s show that visits us every year! However, as much as I love Autumn, I know it precedes Winter… brrrr!! So, why not use Autumn to prepare for Winter? Create a strategy, write it down, call it My Winter Wellbeing Plan – yes, use capitals, it has more […]

5 Points for Anxiety I use in my clinic regularly

Have you ever felt anxious? How does it manifest in your body? Do any of the below symptoms sound familiar?   A twisting sensation in your gut. An upward rush of energy. Nausea. Tightness in your chest. Breathlessness. Headaches. Sluggish digestion. Bloatedness. Bodily pain, especially around neck and shoulders. Paralysis or stuckness.   Anxiety affects […]