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Stop Smoking using Acupuncture

Stop Smoking using Acupuncture This week I’m going to write on an acupuncture topic – acupuncture and how it helps people to quit smoking. Yesterday was stop smoking day. As far as I’m concerned, every day is stop smoking day! It did put the topic in my mind, and this is the reason I decided [...]

By | June 1st, 2012|Acupuncture Dublin|0 Comments

The Emotions and Organs in Acupuncture

Today I’m going to write about the emotions in Chinese medicine and how they are responsible for disharmony which leads to disease and illness. In acupuncture, emotions and physical health are connected. Sadness, nervous tension and anger, worry, fear, and overwork are each associated with a particular organ in the body. For example, frustration and [...]

By | May 18th, 2012|Acupuncture, Acupuncture Dublin|0 Comments

Yin and Yang – Part 2

Today I’m going to write about the principles of Yin and Yang. These principles arise from the basic ideas that are attributed to Yin and Yang in Chinese philosophy and Chinese medicine. There are 5 Principles of Yin and Yang: 1. Everything has a Yin and Yang Aspect. Everything has its opposite--although this is never [...]

By | April 6th, 2012|Acupuncture, Acupuncture Dublin|0 Comments

Yin and Yang – Part 1

On my website and on my literature, I have a symbol that many people know as the Yin Yang symbol. The correct name for it is the Taijitu symbol.  The Taijitu symbol is the universal symbol of the religion known as Taoism and is also often used by non-Taoists to represent the concept of opposites existing in [...]

By | March 30th, 2012|Acupuncture, Acupuncture Dublin|0 Comments

Needle Size in Acupuncture

When people new to an acupuncture treatment come into my clinic the first questions almost always are: “How big are the needles?” and “Will it hurt?”  People think the bigger the needle the more pain. This is not true. Also they often don’t realise that needles also come in different widths as well as different [...]

By | March 14th, 2012|Acupuncture, Acupuncture Dublin|0 Comments