Peri-menopause treatment and evidence

A recent meta-analysis looking at 14 trials involving 1030 women again showed that acupuncture and Chinese herbs can alleviate the symptoms that come with perimenopause and menopause. The study in 2020 reaffirmed that while periods may cease, it doesn’t have to be a time of pain, discomfort, hot sweats, mood swings and insomnia. What is…

cosmetic acupuncture

How does acupuncture micro-needling stimulate collagen and reduce wrinkles?

Facial acupuncture using micro-needles can stimulate collagen production and reduce facial wrinkles. But how? The needles stimulate the body’s immune system and wound-healing mechanisms. As the acupuncture micro-needles penetrate the skin this causes micro-wounds and triggers an inflammatory reaction that begins a cascade of subsequent reactions. The skin’s nerve receptors and defence mechanisms sense these…

How Traditional Chinese Medicine can help with treatment and prevention: Part III

Not everyone will have a deadly reaction to the Coronavirus. Like any virus, there are those that will contract the virus and overcome it without any intervention, and those who may need to be hospitalised.  We want to fall into the category where our body’s defences are able to overcome the viral infection upon contraction…

Coronavirus and Traditional Chinese Medicine: Part II

Within the Chinese Medicine arena, Beijing Chinese Medicine Hospital Chief, Dr Liu Qing-Quan one of the frontline integrative TCM and Orthodox Medicine doctors in the treatment of SARS back in 2003, has lead a team of experts in developing and drafting a Chinese medicine protocol in combating 2019 Coronavirus. This was developed on the 21st…

Acupuncture and Chinese Herbs for Fallopian Tube Obstruction.

Want to know a little bit more about whether Traditional Chinese Medicine can help with fallopian obstruction? In a study from 2014 researchers looked at the use of acupuncture and Chinese herbs for clearing or minimizing obstructions in the fallopian tubes of women. 200 women with fallopian tube-related infertility were divided randomly into two groups:…