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Autoimmune Disease Acupuncture Newcastle

Autoimmune diseases occur when the immune system identifies a particular tissue of the body incorrectly as an invader. The immune systems function is to protect the body from external invaders that might cause disease. As a result the immune system attacks the body tissue in question causing inflammation, and damage to the cells in question. What are some Symptoms? As …

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Detox Myth Part 2: Getting your act together

Okeydokey. So, despite our last e-news letter suggesting that beginning to make your spring changes early, you have yet to engage the detox process. That’s okay because I’ll let you in on a secret….you are human. Yes, hard to admit sometimes I know. The great thing is though that you do feel the need to make a change. You are …

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Protect Your Immune System This Winter

Yes it’s that time of year again when all the cold and flu remedies come out of the cupboard and all of us health care practitioners start harping on about how to keep your immune system primed. Well this year I decided to do something different and go with the crowd…yes I detect the irony here. The reason I have …

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The little vitamin that could…

There was once a little vitamin called D, who got pushed around by the big A, B and C vitamins. Nobody thought little vitamin D was useful. Even little vitamin D. But, thanks to a large number of independent studies, it was discovered that little vitamin D possibly had some strong antiviral properties. And when winter came, everyone in the …

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Autoimmune Disease support Newcastle

What is Autoimmune Disease? Autoimmune diseases occur when the immune system identifies a particular tissue of the body incorrectly as an invader. The immune systems function is to protect the body from external invaders that might cause disease. As a result the immune system attacks the body tissue in question causing inflammation, and damage to the cells in question. What …

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Acupuncture for Pain relief

It doesn’t really matter whether it is something that is from time to time, acute or something you live with day in and day out. Pain can range from being a tad unpleasant to something that rules your life. Finding the right method for pain relief is an obvious answer According to the National Centre for Complimentary and Integrative Health …

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Cancer acupuncture and Chinese medicine Newcastle

Being diagnosed or having a loved one diagnosed with cancer is a huge shock. Adding to the shock are the many different varieties, locations, prognoses and treatments. And these can cause a significant amount of confusion as to how to handle it. I want to be clear. We are not going to tell you we have ‘the answer’, as no …

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Hayfever acupuncture and Chinese medicine Newcastle

Hayfever? In other words, are you bewitched, bothered and bewildered by sinus congestion and hayfever? I know it’s not spring yet, but it is amazing how just a change in any season can make a Snuffleupagus out of many a poor sod. However, there is no need to suffer in silence anymore! Well, you weren’t actually silent, were you? That’s …