Acupuncture and the Importance of Rest

Acupuncture and the Importance of Rest

I’m recently returned from some time away on holiday. It was amazing and I was incredibly fortunate to have the chance to take so much time out of a very busy life. No phone connection, no internet access, no TV and nothing really to do but just be and live in the...
Electro-acupuncture

Electro-acupuncture

What is Electro-acupuncture? Electro-acupuncture is a modern form of acupuncture which involves running a small electric current between two acupuncture needles. Similar to traditional acupuncture, electroacupuncture involves using needles in the same spots. Following...
Oxytocin and Acupuncture

Oxytocin and Acupuncture

Can acupuncture boost your oxytocin? What is it? Oxytocin is a hormone, produced in the hypothalamus and secreted into the bloodstream via the pituitary. One of its main roles is to facilitate the start of labour, the production of breast milk and to promote maternal...
Periods

Periods

My daughter’s bake sale has inspired me to pull my finger out and get back on the blog writing. February the 18th was Period Pride Day, who knew?! Her bake sale was to raise money for a charity that sends tampons and sanitary towels to countries where women...