Acupuncture and herbal medicine for menopausal symptoms The menopause is a time of transition for a women, a movement from one stage of life to another. Here in the west it seems to be viewed with negative connotations, something to dread rather than embrace. Cultural differences appear to affect the way in which women experience the symptoms of menopause. As this … Read More
Have you thought of trying acupuncture for relief of some of the symptoms of menopause? Check out this British Acupuncture Council video for more information.
Traditional Chinese Medicine for Insomnia and Sleep Disturbance Well I’m just over two thirds of the way through the first year of my MSc in Chinese Herbal Medicine at the Northern College of Acupuncture in York. As today is World Sleep Day 2018, I thought I’d share with you some interesting findings I discovered whilst researching for a recent assignment … Read More
Here at Eight Branches Acupuncture Lincoln, moxibustion therapy is a treatment option occasionally used alongside traditional acupuncture. What is moxibustion therapy? In common with acupuncture, moxibustion has a history dating back thousands of years. It involves the burning of the herb, usually mugwort, and is known as moxa. A heat lamp can often provide a similar effect, although the benefit … Read More