Interstitial Cystitis: Living With Chronic Illness

Catherine Wiltcher | Posted 09.03.2017 | UK Lifestyle
Catherine Wiltcher

As for me, I refuse to be defined by these ugly, abbreviated conditions that keep invading my life. So I say bring on the colonoscopy, bring on the sigmoidoscopy. I'm ready for you, chronic illness No.2.

This Simple Needle Treatment Could Help Reduce Your Baby's Excessive Crying

The Huffington Post | Amy Packham | Posted 16.01.2017 | UK Parents

Acupuncture may reduce incidences of excessive crying in babies who have infantile colic, a study has found. Babies who cry for more than three hours ...

Desperate To Fall Pregnant? I Know It's Hard, But Try Not To Stress It

Emily Street | Posted 02.11.2016 | UK Parents
Emily Street

But as a practitioner of complementary therapies, like hypnotherapy for fertility, it's my overwhelming belief that keeping your stress in check is vital for women either looking to fall pregnant naturally or for those who are going through IVF.

Here's Why You Should Try Acupuncture

Tilly-Jayne Kidman | Posted 24.10.2016 | UK Lifestyle
Tilly-Jayne Kidman

I sat in the waiting room tapping my feet, anxious about what was to come. Thankfully, my acupuncturist made me feel totally at ease and after an initial conversation regarding my previous medical history, I started to feel much more relaxed albeit still a bit nervy.

Acupuncture to Support Fertility, Conception and Recurrent Miscarriage

Jacqueline Hurst | Posted 09.12.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Jacqueline Hurst

I feel really passionate about the patients that I see suffering with the loss of their baby through miscarriage and particularly those suffering from recurrent miscarriage. It is documented that 1-in-4 women has had at least one miscarriage, which equates to around a quarter of a million women in the UK each year.

Introducing Acupuncture: Acupuncture Awareness Week 3-10 March 2014

Emma Cannon | Posted 22.04.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Emma Cannon

Acupuncture is one of the safest and oldest forms of treatment available today; it has an extremely long recorded history of efficacy.

Trying for a Baby This Year? Here Are My Top Tips for Getting Pregnant

Melanie Hackwell | Posted 05.03.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Melanie Hackwell

It's the New Year and many of us are thinking of resolutions. However, many are also in the unfortunate position of trying to have a baby, and experiencing difficulties. It's a hard time for those in that situation, and I fully understand the emotions that go with it, having been through this myself...

Tried And Tested: How Scary Is Facial Acupuncture?

Huffington Post UK | Sara C Nelson | Posted 23.01.2014 | UK Lifestyle

I’ve had acupuncture before but never in my face. And I’m not crazy about needles, but as long as I can’t see them I’ll be fine, I reason. (Be...

Can This Help You Lose Weight?

PA/The Huffington Post UK | Posted 25.01.2014 | UK Lifestyle

Acupuncture in the ear can help people lose weight, researchers have claimed. The technique is "effective" for treating overweight people, they sai...

Natural Anti Ageing Solutions Aren't Only Skin Deep

Melanie Hackwell | Posted 03.02.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Melanie Hackwell

Having spent most of my life doing things that would actually enhance the ageing process, I often wondered when the right time was to start the battle against ageing. Prior to becoming an acupuncturist, I spent 20 years working in the fast paced world of banking.

My Date With the Muscle Whisperer

Jody Thompson | Posted 23.01.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Jody Thompson

Like many people, I suffer from back problems, coupled with various other physical symptoms of spending too many hours on a keyboard. As a consequence, my muscular aches and pains are murder and I am always looking for some kind of miracle cure... I heard that the so-called 'muscle whisperer' Rohan Quarry Day was holding court at the COMO Shambhala Urban Retreat at the Metropolitan Hotel on Park Lane in London for the next two months, so I had to book a session.

Back Care Awareness

Sue Kalicinska | Posted 08.10.2013 | UK Lifestyle
Sue Kalicinska

Back pain can affect anyone at any age and most people will suffer from it at some point in their lives. It is the UK's leading cause of disability and one of the main reasons for work-related sickness absence.

Traditional Acupuncture and Depression

Sue Kalicinska | Posted 16.10.2013 | UK Lifestyle
Sue Kalicinska

This is the first major study to look at evaluating in such a thorough way, the clinical impact of acupuncture and counselling for patients with ongoing depression.

Depression Symptoms May Be Improved By Acupuncture Or Counselling

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 25.09.2013 | UK Lifestyle

Acupuncture or counselling, provided alongside usual care, could benefit patients with depression, a recent study has revealed. The study, conduct...

Soothe Your Bowels With Acupuncture

Sue Kalicinska | Posted 26.05.2013 | UK Lifestyle
Sue Kalicinska

Up to 12million people in the UK are affected by Irritable Bowel Syndrome at some time in their lives. More women seek help but it is just as common in both sexes and commonly starts between 15-40 years old. Acupuncture has been found to be very effective in relieving the symptoms of IBS.

Are You Waking with the 'Twilight' Look?

Sue Kalicinska | Posted 16.04.2013 | UK Lifestyle
Sue Kalicinska

Restless sleep, tossing and turning through the night? A recent survey commissioned by my professional organisation, the British Acupuncture Council, has revealed that we're a nation of zombies. One in five of us claim to feel like one after a disturbed night's sleep.

What's Going On Ear?

The Huffington Post UK | Ashley Percival | Posted 24.01.2013 | Home

What on earth is going on with Penelope Cruz's ear? Whatever it is, it looks flipping painful to us. The actress was spotted with four pierc...

An Oldie but a Goodie - Acupuncture helps Fertility!

Pregnant City Girl | Posted 11.03.2013 | UK Lifestyle
Pregnant City Girl

Theory behind it includes the possibility that herbal remedies and acupuncture can affect the ovulation and menstrual cycle and enhance blood flow to the uterus.

PHOTOS: Man Sticks Needle Up His Penis

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 14.08.2012 | UK Comedy

Now, here's something we can safely guarantee you didn't want to see today. It's a series of pictures depicting what happened when a man showed up...