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Treating The Problem – Not The Symptoms

Picture this:  A person goes to see their family doctor for a pain syndrome.  The doctor tells the patient that early pain is a warning sign but that significant pain warrants taking an analgesic to kill it. Unfortunately we all too quickly accept this as good advice. If the same patient were to relay this story to their acupuncturist, the [...]

August 7th, 2013|Categories: Diagnosis, News|Tags: , , , , , , |Comments Off on Treating The Problem – Not The Symptoms

Some Tips For The Best IVF Experience

Some Tips For The Best IVF Experience: More couples than ever before are finding challenges in the path to conception. For most of these couples, the potential benefits of IVF fertility treatment far outweigh any ordeals that the treatment may present. But that doesn't mean that IVF is easy. Particularly for the female partner, who absorbs the physical impact of this [...]

July 3rd, 2013|Categories: Infertility, News, Pregnancy|Comments Off on Some Tips For The Best IVF Experience

Stressed? Take a Break to Read This

  At New Leaf Acupuncture in Dublin, I estimate 60-70% of all visits have for stress-related issues - ranging from back pain to infertility and insomnia. So what's going on? There are fun and easy things you can do to de-stress during your lunch-time. Tens of thousands of people experience stress every year, very often [...]

June 18th, 2013|Categories: News|Tags: , , , , , , , , , |Comments Off on Stressed? Take a Break to Read This

Tips for a Happy, Heathy Menopause

Tips for a Happy, Heathy Menopause The menopause gets rather a rough press in our society as we don't usually value age and experience the way they do in Eastern cultures. There are many things you can do for your health to ensure that the menopause is embraced rather than dreaded. Why not try a few of the health tips [...]

May 20th, 2013|Categories: News|Comments Off on Tips for a Happy, Heathy Menopause

Six Tips to Reduce Hay Fever Symptoms

Six tips to reduce hay fever symptoms The sun is coming out and the temperature’s rising - but, unfortunately, so is the pollen count. Which means that as we try to make the most of the spring weather, the hay fever sufferers amongst us will be having a difficult time. For the 1 in 5 people in [...]

March 19th, 2013|Categories: Allergies, News|Tags: |Comments Off on Six Tips to Reduce Hay Fever Symptoms

Headaches and Acupuncture

Headaches are one of the most common reasons people visit a doctor in Ireland. The pain that they cause can impact on every aspect of our lives. There are many causes for headaches and migraines, including stress, tension, allergies, dehydration and drops in blood sugar levels. People who regularly take medicines such as aspirin, paracetamol and triptans [...]

January 24th, 2013|Categories: News|Tags: |Comments Off on Headaches and Acupuncture

Mediterranean diet is better than a low fat diet in reducing heart disease risk

A major new study has found that a Mediterranean diet is better than a low fat diet in reducing heart disease risk. The magnitude of the diet’s benefits surprised experts. The study ended early, after almost five years, because the results were so clear it was considered unethical to continue. http://www.nytimes.com/2013/02/26/health/mediterranean-diet-can-cut-heart-disease-study-finds.html?pagewanted=all&_r=0 Posted by

December 28th, 2012|Categories: News|Comments Off on Mediterranean diet is better than a low fat diet in reducing heart disease risk