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Pregnancy Acupuncture Newcastle

Is pregnancy acupuncture safe? Current research suggests that any risks associated with acupuncture are minimal. At Evolve Natural Medicine we do not needle the torso or trunk of the body so the only risks are minimal bruising or swelling in the case of hitting a blood vessel, minor discomfort at the site of the needle or infection. As we practice …

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Time Management

I recently I made an appointment to see a new massage therapist at a clinic I hadn’t been to before. The experience didn’t go as planned…. Being a practitioner myself, I always arrive at appointments with new practitioners early. Why? Because there is always the obligatory forms to fill in. I recommend my own new clients to do the same. …

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Running a Multi-bed practice

Often in workshops we run, the question that pops up is ‘How do I run a multi-bed practice?’. If you are only running one room or perhaps 2 and want to run more the prospect of changing how you operate can be daunting. Here we will discuss the pros and cons and the how to’s. Why should I consider running …

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Post Traumatic Stress Disorder support Newcastle

Post Traumatic Stress Disorder, what is it? Post Traumatic Stress Disorder, PTSD, is a mental health condition that can appear from experiencing or seeing a traumatic event. Most people who experience a traumatic event will naturally need to adjust and recover from the experience. With time and good self-care, usually they will improve and get back to normal. In the …

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Surviving Christmas

October ticked over this year and as it did up went the Christmas decorations at my local shopping centre. Face palm ensued. Look I get it, commercial enterprises are looking at ways to keep their bottom line out of the red, and we are currently in an economic quagmire affecting this. The problem is this just seems to ramp up …

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PCOS Acupuncture and Chinese medicine Newcastle

What is PCOS? Polycystic Ovary Syndrome (PCOS) is a common hormonal disorder that affects women of reproductive age. It is characterized by an imbalance of hormones which can lead to irregular menstrual cycles, infertility, acne and excessive facial or body hair. Other symptoms may include weight gain, thinning hair on the scalp and depression/anxiety. Treatment typically involves medications and lifestyle …

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What is PMDD? Acupuncture and Chinese medicine support Newcastle

PMDD or Premenstrual Dysmorphic Disorder is a severe form of premenstrual syndrome (PMS). It is characterized by intense physical and psychological symptoms that greatly interfere with daily life. These symptoms can include depression, anxiety, irritability or mood swings, fatigue, bloating or breast tenderness and difficulty concentrating. The exact cause of PMDD is unknown but it may be related to hormonal …

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IVF Acupuncture Newcastle

Going through a fertility journey? Started looking into IVF? Have you considered IVF acupuncture? What is IVF acupuncture? Ivf acupuncture is the use of acupuncture strategies to support the IVF process. There is much research suggesting acupuncture may have an impact on influencing our hormones via the nervous system. The body has two systems that control every function in our …

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Anxiety help Newcastle

Anxiety can range from your mind being just a little too racy and difficult to slow down to rocking in the corner feeling like chicken little with the sky falling. It can have significant impacts on our life affecting our sleep, mood, appetite, relationships and our ability to function. Why do we get anxiety? Anxiety can come as a response …