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Non Acupuncture Topic – Skin Cancer

Non Acupuncture Topic – Skin Cancer   This week I’m going to write about a non acupuncture topic – skin cancer from a Western medical point of view. With the beautiful weather we’ve had in Ireland this week I’m going to write on skin cancer and tips to prevent damage to your skin. What is [...]

By | May 25th, 2012|Acupuncture|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

Unusual Medical Treatments – Leeches

Today I’m going to write about an unusual medical treatment that has nothing to do with acupuncture. I saw a documentary recently where leeches were used in the healing process. I thought it was very interesting that a method used in the past was being used once again by the medical professionals. I thought it [...]

By | May 12th, 2012|Acupuncture|0 Comments

Yin and Yang – Part 3

Yin and Yang – Part 3 Today I’m going to write a little more about Yin and Yang and how it fits in with Chinese philosophy. Through this, I hope to show the thinking behind Chinese Medicine and Acupuncture. Chinese philosophy and thinking is very different to Western thinking. To understand Chinese medicine and acupuncture [...]

By | April 28th, 2012|Dublin Acupuncture|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