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Did you know that there are two classifications of headaches? Primary headaches and secondary headaches.
Primary headaches include tension headaches, migraines and cluster headaches.
Secondary headaches are caused by other conditions like allergies, sinus infections, dental disorders and in cases of hangovers – alcohol poisoning.
Research has shown that acupuncture is at least as effective as preventative drug therapy in the treatment of migraines. It can be used as a preventative as well as for acute attacks.… Read more
Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM) believes the body contains 5 vital substances for life.
By using a combination of acupuncture, herbs, good food and exercise to preserve these fluids you will be given the best opportunity to live a long and healthy life.
Today we are going to focus on one of those fluids – blood and why it’s vital for women.Facts about TCM Blood
- It’s manufactured in the body using elements of the food we eat
- It nourishes the body by bringing nutrients to tissues
- It moisturises the body – so that tissues don’t dry out
- Blood nourishes and houses the mind keeping us happy
- It determines menstruation
January can be a month of fierce weather where storms, snow, floods and flu’s are thrown at us. January is seen as a depressing month as the glow of Christmas is gone and we’re left with bills, worries and empty pockets. It can take quite a toll on our health.So how can The elbowroom Clinic be of help to you this January?
1 Gym Injuries – We start the year off with the best of intentions.… Read more
This week we’ll be introducing you to our Acupuncturist, Sam Taylor. We will give you an insight into how Sam works and how she may be able to help you.
Sam is a fully qualified Chinese Medical Practitioner using Acupuncture, Chinese Herbs, Cupping, Moxa and Reiki as a form of natural medicine and healing. She is registered with the ACOI and abides by their strict code of ethics.WHAT IS ACUPUNCTURE?… Read more
Our resident Acupuncturist and Naturopath Kevin Callan has 6 great tips to help beat those winter coughs and colds.
‘Many of my clients are turning up with colds and flus in the last week. Some of them have an existing medical condition and because of this it’s even more important to shift these irritating infections quicker. An lets be honest, none of us enjoy being under the weather.’
Here are 6 practical tips from Kevin that you can put into practice if you already have the dreaded winter cold!… Read more
How can I reduce the risk of being induced? Around 6 weeks before the birth of your baby your cervix starts to ripen. Just like a juicy pear it softens and prepares the birth of your baby when it will start to thin and open. Starting to calm your life down and relax at this time is beneficial.
Studies have shown that using acupuncture from your 37th or 38th week of pregnancy may reduce your risk of induction by around 20%
And if you are already under pressure from your hospital for being post dates?… Read more