Blog

Acupuncture and IVF Research Update: May 2018

A new study was published on May 15 2018 looking at acupuncture performed three times during a stimulated IVF cycle to see if this type of acupuncture would improve live birth rates (Smith et al, 2018). The study included 824 women with an average age of 35.4 years old. It looked at acupuncture performed once […]

Spring, Hayfever and the Liver

A Chinese Medicine Explanation In Chinese Medicine, Spring is the season of the Wood element and the Liver organ system. Both Spring and the Wood element are associated with rejuvenation and new growth. Just as you can see new growth appearing on trees and plants after going into a dormant state over winter, this is […]

New study shows Acupuncture enhances weight loss

“Can acupuncture help me loose weight”? This is a common question we here at the clinic. So to answer that, lets look to the science. New research has found that acupuncture could be effective as a tool to aid weight loss. Carried out by the School of Chinese Medicine (SCM) of Hong Kong Baptist University […]

Science for Acupuncture?

What Does The Latest Science Say About Acupuncture? According to a major recent review of all the scientific research to date, acupuncture now has good evidence that it is effective for relieving the symptoms of 8 conditions, with moderate evidence supporting acupuncture in relieving the symptoms of a further 38 conditions. In addition, the evidence […]