Painkillers often will make the headaches worse, a general practitioner from UK warns in the official advise from the National Institute for Health and Clinical Excellence (Nice). “Instead of taking these over-the-counter drugs to combat symptoms when they flare up, sufferers should try treatments that help prevent headaches in the first place – including acupuncture” […]

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Fertility treatment and especially IVF can be seriously tough and complicated journey. Making the right and informed decisions right at the beginning may save you years of treatment. A minibook “Must-Ask Questions for IVF Newbies” was recommended by one of my patients. This little gem will answer many of your questions and give you ideas […]

Acupuncture improves IVF success rates. One of my Acupuncture and IVF patients has emailed me this video I’m happy to share here. If you would like to learn more about acupuncture and IVF research, check out this website.

Acupuncture improves cognitive function of patients suffering from vascular dementia.

Depression and anxiety after stroke are common and affect about a third of stroke survivors. While acupuncture to help stroke recovery has been well researched and recognised, specific studies to show acupuncture to treat post stroke depression are not as abundant. Researchers from China have searched the studies to perform an analysis and review. They […]

The latest issue of World Journal of Acupuncture-Moxibustion reports another study on acupuncture for menstrual pain.

Dysmenorrhea is a medical term for menstrual pain.

Liver fibrosis happens when the proteins including collagen surrounding liver cells start to accumulate excessively.  Liver fibrosis is often a result of all types of liver diseases. Science used to consider liver fibrosis to be irreversible condition, but recent evidence suggests the opposite. Acupuncture has been increasingly used to treat chronic liver diseases. And we’re obviously interested […]

We already have some research to back up use of acupuncture use for weight loss. Some patients try acupuncture for weight loss and get great results. Want to try it? Visit us at our Auckland/North Shore clinic.