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Date: Wednesday, 05 December 2012 00:53
Nausea and vomiting are commonly experienced by women in early pregnancy; the prevalence rates are 50-80% for nausea, and 50% for vomiting and retching (Miller 2002; Woolhouse 2006). The symptoms are most common in the first trimester, between 6 and 12 weeks, but can continue to 20 weeks and last longer than this in up to 20% of women (Jewell 2003; Miller 2002). If vomiting is intractable, it can be associated with weight loss, dehydration and electrolyte imbalances, and may lead to hospitalisation (Miller 2002).
Date: Monday, 12 November 2012 16:36
Date: Thursday, 11 October 2012 11:10
The British Acupuncture Council will have a stand at the Fertility Show, http://www.fertilityshow.co.uk/ - first weekend in November. Lots of info about effectiveness of acupuncture as an aid for those finding it difficult to get pregnant.
Come and visit us for a free 15 minute consultation to see what acupuncture can do for you. Visit stand 110. We look forward to seeing you
Date: Wednesday, 19 September 2012 11:03
Information released by NICE (National Institute of Health and Clinical Excellence) today reported medication overuse is one of the most common causes of headaches affecting about one in 50 people. Women are five times more likely to suffer from these.
NICE conclude that acupuncture is the only proven method to prevent tension-type headaches and migraine and that doctors should prescribe it.
View the report on the NICE website here
Date: Tuesday, 07 August 2012 14:36
It is no secret that the Chinese Olympic team are using acupuncture and all its related modalities to ensure performance fitness.
And the Chinese team’s success means that acupuncture is at last gaining the recognition it deserves as a remedy for sports related injuries and ailments. Long used for the relief of chronic pain, acupuncture not only provides immediate first aid help for injuries, but can also accelerate the process of healing.
All British Acupuncture Council acupuncturists go above and beyond merely alleviating sports injury pain. Consistent acupuncture treatments can improve performance and provide more energy.
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