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.
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 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.
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.
Acupuncture or counselling, provided alongside usual care, could benefit patients with depression, a recent study has revealed
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.
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 on earth is going on with Penelope Cruz's ear? Whatever it is, it looks flipping painful to us. The actress was spotted
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.
Now, here's something we can safely guarantee you didn't want to see today. It's a series of pictures depicting what happened