Acupuncture and Macular Degeneration – Part Three

After learning what happens in the eye during the development of Macular Degeneration and its symptoms and causes, this final instalment of the Acupuncture and Macular Degeneration series will be investigating the differences between western medicine treatments versus traditional Chinese medicine treatment. Western Medicine and Macular Degeneration So you’ve been diagnosed with Macular Degeneration; you […]

Acupuncture and Macular Degeneration – Part Two

From part one of the Acupuncture and Macular Degeneration series we learnt the anatomy of the eye relevant to Macular Degeneration (the retina, macula and fovea) and what happens inside the eye for Macular Degeneration to occur (broken blood vessels and drusen). In this second instalment we will be exploring the symptoms of Macular Degeneration and […]

Macular Degeneration Eye

Acupuncture and Macular Degeneration – Part One

From birth, we as humans change every day. We go through a complete metamorphosis from the day we are born to when we are ready to pass on, and each year as we blow out another candle on the birthday cake our bodies blow out a candle too. As modern science hasn’t quite worked out […]

Chinese Medicine and Fertility

Traditional Chinese Medicine and Fertility Part One

After years of trying your best not to get yourself or someone else pregnant, it can come as a bit of a shock to find it more difficult to conceive that what you had anticipated. Most people are unaware of their fertility issues until they try to have children, others with hormone and reproductive health […]

What is ovulation?

The origin of new life begins when the female germ cell, the ovum, from the ovary binds with a sperm in the fallopian tube. In normal females maturation and release of eggs takes place once in a month. Ovulation is a process which takes place in the third phase of the menstrual cycle. The release […]

What is Chinese Medicine

Chinese medicine is the traditional medicine of China. It has two main characteristics: The concept of holism and the concept of syndrome differentiation to guide treatment. The Concept of Holism: We can split the concept of holism into two aspects. One, Chinese medicine believes in the organic wholeness of the body. This means that the […]