New Year Detox

How are your New Year detox resolutions shaping up? Ar you still going strong? We are now at that tricky end of January time where our vows and wishes for the New Year may start to waver, despite all our good intentions. Why is this and how can we change this pattern? After all a Continue reading »

Boost your immune system

Get ready for the allergy season and boost your immune system now. Do you get a runny nose, itchy eyes and start sneezing as soon as Spring arrives? Even though it is still Winter and Spring may seem a long way away, acupuncture boosts your immune system so you don’t have to be all red, Continue reading »

Coughs, colds and flu

It is that time of year again when people start spluttering and sneezing. If you tend to pick up every cough and cold that goes around,  then acupuncture is a great way to boost your immune system to prevent coughs, colds and flu taking hold. Acupuncture helps keep the bugs away, as well as keep Continue reading »

Taking the stress out of life

So you want to be a Jedi….! Let’s start by taking the stress out of life. It is supposed to be a ‘holiday’, however Christmas and New Year can bring with them a whole host of  problems; from financial issues to family pressures, loneliness to over indulgence, the stresses and strains placed on individuals during Continue reading »

Breathe Well

  We do it every day, mostly without thinking about it. This is a good thing because if we had to think about every breath we take it would take up a lot of our attention and energy. Breathing is of course vital to get oxygen into the body and for the removal of carbon Continue reading »

Stay well this Winter

In Chinese Medicine winter is the season of the Water element, which is dark and yin in nature and capable of stillness, of great depth, grace, beauty and flow. In the Chinese Medicine Five Element tradition the Water element is associated with the Kidneys, Urinary Bladder, Adrenal Glands, Ears, and Head Hair so all these Continue reading »

Healthy Winter Tips

In Chinese medicine, we live healthily if we abide by the change in seasons and make sure we go with the change. Change is the only thing that is constant, and needless to say, that is so true in London. We may be in one season but could possibly see four seasons in one day! Autumn Continue reading »

Green Spaces of Finchley

Our green spaces in the city are vital to our health and well-being. They make living in big, crowded cities bearable, giving us space to breathe, move and relax. Below Mike will introduce some of the green spaces of Finchley. Over the years the face of Finchley has changed. This once lush, green suburb has Continue reading »

Boost Fertility with Chinese Medicine

Are you preparing to conceive, actively trying to conceive or embarking on IVF? Chinese medicine has a lot to offer you. Below we list a number of factors which address the needs of couples facing the challenges of modern life while trying to maximise health and fertility. A Healthy Diet There is much information and misinformation Continue reading »

Irregular Periods

Are your periods irregular? Do you never quite know when it’s going to happen? Although it can be irritating and difficult to plan things, it is definitely not unusual. About 30% of women have irregular periods, sometimes early and sometimes late in an unpredictable manner. What is a regular period ? A regular cycle generally Continue reading »