Blog - Eileen Mannion Acupuncture Huddersfield

Eileen Mannion, BSc Hons, PGDipAc, MBAcC. 07773332553 or 01484 865886

What’s Causing My Menopausal Symptoms?

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    What’s Causing My Menopausal Symptoms?

    Good News! You Can Help Your Menopausal Symptoms. In this article you’ll find out which hormones are responsible for the multitude of  symptoms that blight many women around the menopause. In a previous post I discussed the hormones which are most often given the blame for our menopausal symptoms (you can read that post here) …

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    What’s Happening To My Hormones During The Menopause?

    In Our Twenties… The last thing we’re thinking about in out twenties is “what will happen to all these hormone during the menopause?” If only we’d appreciated it at the time! In our twenties we have shed the uncomfortable teens and have spread our adult wings. Our skin has plenty of elastin and collagen which …

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  • Acupuncture for Headaches & Migraines Huddersfield

    Is Acupuncture For Migraines and Headaches Effective?

    Key Facts About Headaches and Migraines Until I became an acupuncturist I hadn’t realised just how many people struggled with headaches and migraines!! In fact, I would probably say that I use acupuncture for migraines and headaches  more than any other condition. According to the World Health Organisation: Headaches are among the most common disorders …

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  • Acupuncture for Hot Flushes

    Acupuncture For Hot Flushes: Does it Work?

    Hot Flushes Are a Common Menopausal Symptom a vague sense of anxiety or butterflies…. a sudden feeling of heat rising up…. a burning sensation in the skin of the face/back/chest…. a break out of sweat particularly at night… drenched nightclothes and bedsheets!! Any (or all) of that sound familiar? Hot flushes are a common symptom …

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  • Sciatica Acupuncture Treatment

    Acupuncture for Sciatica

    The sciatic nerve is the longest nerve in the body and provides sensation to the outer leg and foot. It originates in the lower back on either side of the spine, runs through the buttocks and into the hips before branching down each leg. Sciatica is a syndrome involving impingement or inflammation of the sciatic …

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  • Dietary Approaches to help shift Liver Qi Stagnation

    Liver Qi Stagnation: What is it?

    What is Qi? I asked it as a student, I get asked it as a practitioner. It’s a difficult one. I have become happy with the definition of Qi being the energetics of a particular organ, system, body. Not quite translated to “energy” but similar. Everything has its own characteristic Qi, from rock to ocean …

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    Blood Deficiency: What Is It?

    Blood in Chinese Medicine The quality of our Blood reflects a measure of the available nourishment circulating in our body. Blood nourishes the muscles, organs, brain, every part of us. Its quality depends upon the quality of the food we eat and our ability to absorb nourishment. Blood is therefore dependent on the Spleen, which …

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    Spleen Qi Deficiency: What Is It?

    One of the most common things I see in practice is a problem with digestion. This often isn’t the reason people have come for acupuncture but it often crops up during the initial consultation. Most people will have some level of Spleen Qi Deficiency (I’ll have told many of you this!) because we live in …

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