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Pain Relief in Labour? There’s an app for that!

At New Leaf Acupuncture, Dublin, we love introducing our mums-to-be to the 'Natural Pain Relief in Labour' acupressure points. As well as reducing pain, they promote a more efficient labour and reduce the likelihood of an induction being needed. How good is that? Less pain AND less time in labour. Now Debra Betts, the foremost expert in [...]

January 27th, 2014|Categories: News, Pregnancy|Comments Off on Pain Relief in Labour? There’s an app for that!

Get Rid Of Your Anxiety For Once And For All : The Secret of Food, Acupuncture and Breathing

How Anxiety is Eased by Acupuncture and Natural Techniques At New Leaf Acupuncture in Dublin, I estimate 60-70% of all visits are for stress-related issues - ranging from back pain to infertility and insomnia. So what's going on? As our broadband speeds up and our phones get smarter, life can become fast, full and demanding. Without adequate downtime, anxiety is [...]

December 20th, 2013|Categories: News|Comments Off on Get Rid Of Your Anxiety For Once And For All : The Secret of Food, Acupuncture and Breathing

Gary Barlow’s Secret to Health and Weight Loss? Weekly Acupuncture

Take That star Gary Barlow has reveals how he lost weight and got himself into better shape. ''I eat well, do an acupuncture session a week and I try to sleep well and do things to aid good sleep. ''I don't eat sugar, I don't eat fried foods and I stay away from McDonald's and chips and things like that.'' [...]

December 5th, 2013|Categories: Lifestyle/Det, News|Comments Off on Gary Barlow’s Secret to Health and Weight Loss? Weekly Acupuncture

Top Tips for Happy Hormones

Top Tips for Happy Hormones At New Leaf Acupuncture Dublin, I am working more and more with people to balance their hormones in a natural way. That is, through a healthy diet of traditional food, with food supplements and by offering lifestyle advice. Here I’ve put together my Top 9 Tips for Happy Hormones. But first, let’s look at the [...]

October 24th, 2013|Categories: Infertility, News|Tags: , , , , , , , , |Comments Off on Top Tips for Happy Hormones

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