• Acupuncture for fertility – sharing a success story

    Acupuncture for fertility – sharing a success story

    As our patients know, normally we like to keep a low profile regarding the success and “thank you” messages we get in our fertility acupuncture clinics because we do not want to overwhelm all the couples that are going through the tough times of trying to conceive.

    We remember you all and keep your kind postcards and baby pictures safe and close to our hearts as it inspires us to keep working hard to help more and more people.

    This time, we are making an exception will share a lovely message and also say “thank you” for the great inspiration that Orla and Fred have always been. And of course, any opportunity to share Leo’s gorgeous smile is always welcome!

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  • Acupuncture Research Explained

    Acupuncture Research Explained

    In this video, Mel Hopper Koppelman MSc offers a quick and simple explanation about the evidence base for acupuncture. Learn about the three main types of acupuncture research, the state of the evidence and the main pitfalls in interpreting these studies.

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  • Acupuncture and Chinese Medicine for children

    Acupuncture and Chinese Medicine for children

    Acupuncture has become more and more commonly used by parents as a treatment for children and babies. This is mainly because acupuncture offers a safe, natural and effective approach to paediatric care, which helps bring the child back to full health.
    It helps boost their immune system so that they will be stronger and able to fight the attack of disease. In our clinic, parents have given us feedback on having noticed that the developmental and general mood (especially in baby/toddler) has improved greatly after their child’s treatment.

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  • Acupuncture for male fertility issues

    Acupuncture for male fertility issues

    “The World Health Organisation defines male factor infertility as the presence of one or more abnormalities in the semen analysis, or the presence of inadequate sexual or ejaculatory function (Rowe 2004). In 50% of involuntarily childless couples, a male infertility associated factor is found together with abnormal semen parameters (Dohle 2010).”

    There are several factors that are responsible for male fertility issues, these include low sperm count, abnormal sperm shape and size (morphology), and motility problems (the movement of the sperm). The sperm can be abnormal due to a genetics, childhood issues, hormone imbalance and physiological and/or behavioural problems.

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