According to the National Institute for Health and Care Excellence (NICE), it is estimated that infertility affects one in seven heterosexual couples in the UK.
Fertility issues affect a lot more people than we realise, and can affect both men and women for a variety of reasons.
Ovulatory disorders, tube damage, uterine or peritoneal disorders account for some of the most common causes.
That being said, 25 per cent of fertility issues are unexplained, and factors such as weight, stress, age, and lifestyle choices can all play a part.
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Research shows that when used in conjunction with IVF treatments, fertility acupuncture can help to improve natural fertility and normalise hormone levels as well as reducing stress and anxiety.
As a result, many IVF clinics across the UK and around the world not only recommend but also support patients having acupuncture while receiving IVF treatment.
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The past year has been difficult for so many of us, but rarely have we been brought so close together.
Many people have put themselves on the front line during the pandemic as key workers, from doctors and nurses to teachers and supermarket workers, to keep the country functioning and keep everyone safe.
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The Guy Protocol
At Acupuncture That Works, we have developed the guy protocol© to help treat patients using Tamoxifen to help reduce the side effects of hot flushes. However, hot flushes are not only symptoms that breast cancer patients experience.
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In the UK alone, one in eight women have experienced infertility with many struggling to get pregnant for at least a year.
And, according to a new study, almost half do not seek help.
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In Traditional Chinese Medicine, meridians are paths through which the life energy ‘qi’ and blood flows, connecting acupuncture points across the body.
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Menopause is a natural process that usually occurs in women between 45 and 55 years of age as their levels of oestrogen decrease. In the UK alone, the average age at which women begin menopause is 51 but 1 in 100 women will experience menopause before the age of 40.
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We’re happy to tell you that Acupuncture That Works has a new channel on YouTube.
Despite the restrictions put on us during lockdown, when we weren’t able to see you in person, we still wanted to provide the help and support you’ve come to count on us for.
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Something To Look Forward To works tirelessly to promote wellbeing, relieve stress and assist those people recovering from the impact of cancer or its treatment.
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Reflexology is a type of massage often used in conjunction with acupuncture treatments. It involves the application of varying pressure to the ears, feet and hands and much like acupuncture, the theory of reflexology is heavily influenced by traditional Chinese medicine.
Continue reading “How can reflexology help you?”