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Its National Infertility Awareness Week (28 Oct - 3 Nov) - The British Acupuncture Council will have a stand at The Fertility Show at London's Olympia this weekend. If you're coming along (tickets £11), drop by for a free 15 minute consultation with one of the 10 members coming over the weekend, and enter our competition for a course of six free treatment sessions with a qualified practitioner.
Visit The Fertility Show website.
2 million people with anxiety in the UK are suffering in silence instead of seeking remedies such as acupuncture which could treat the symptoms.
To mark World Mental Health Day on Thursday, the British Acupuncture Council and Anxiety UK have warned that anxiety is an ongoing issue, with two thirds of sufferers experiencing symptoms of the condition for five years or more.
New research out today suggests that anxiety is often suffered in silence, as over two thirds of the estimated three million UK sufferers fail to seek treatment.
The study carried out by the British Acupuncture Council and Anxiety UK, to mark World Mental Health Day (10th October), questioned whether sufferers are currently aware of all the alternative options available to them.
New research by the British Acupuncture Council and the charity Anxiety UK, revealed that only 10 per cent of sufferers use acupuncture to deal with their anxiety, whereas almost half (49.2 per cent) are prescribed medication.
As you may know, BackCare Awareness Week 2013 starts this Monday 7th of October and runs until the 11th of October. The theme for the week is 'Caring for Carers'. BackCare UK has a newly published booklet with the latest research and advice especially focused to help carers which comes along with a free DVD. The pack also has the latest poster and balloons!
You can order the pack now via the link http://www.backcaretrading.org.uk/index.php?route=product/product&product_id=101
We are running a prize draw on facebook - one lucky winner will receive six treatments from a local British Acupuncture Council member.
All you need to do is like our page and answer a couple of simple questions (there is no right or wrong!)
The competition runs until 17 October 2013. Full terms and conditions are accessible from the competition page.
Please note that the competition requires that you are a facebook user. The competition is designed for desktop browsers and will not work in the facebook mobile app.
Two items from the Daily Mail in the downloadable pdf discussing the pro's and con's of different treatments for depression.
'Patients who suffer from depression may benefit more from acupuncture or counseling alongside their usual care, compared with usual care alone. This is according to a study published in the journal PLOS Medicine.'