Fertility Support & Pregnancy, Introduction to Acupuncture, Pain

GPs urged to prescribe acupuncture

An article in Practice Business reports that clinicians across the UK are being urged by the British Acupuncture Council, to consider referring patients for acupuncture treatment.  As funding and workforce shortages put increasing pressure on the NHS, this is a viable option and could help the NHS. Head of research at the British Acupuncture Council,… Continue reading GPs urged to prescribe acupuncture

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Megan Markle Has Acupuncture

A recent article in Vanity Fair reports that Megan Markle is using acupuncture to help prepare her for giving birth.  A source reports: "Meghan has been having regular acupuncture sessions to help her unwind and relax. It’s brilliant for the blood circulation and boosting blood flow to the uterus. She plans to use acupuncture right… Continue reading Megan Markle Has Acupuncture

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How Acupuncture can Boost Fertility

An interesting article published by Netdoctor in January 2019, highlighted a little of our current understanding about how acupuncture can boost fertility levels.  Women's health expert Emma Cannon explains: "Acupuncture improves blood flow to the ovaries and endometrium (womb lining). It also stimulates the hypothalamus which controls hormones, calms the mind and reduces stress, and… Continue reading How Acupuncture can Boost Fertility

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Fertility Journeys with A Happy Ending in Lancashire

Everyday I see the benefits that acupuncture brings to my clients and I see many, many fertility journeys with happy endings, which makes my job a hugely rewarding one.  Everyone's story is unique and the often challenging path to parenthood goes largely unspoken about in the wider world. So over the next few months, with… Continue reading Fertility Journeys with A Happy Ending in Lancashire

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Fertility Success is an Inspiration to Others

If you are on your own fertility journey you may be interested to read an article that appeared in Hello magazine in April 2014. Journalist and broadcaster Kate Silverton talks about her own experiences, including the heartbreak of miscarriage and the sadness at being told that her chances of conceiving were negligible. Kate's story is… Continue reading Fertility Success is an Inspiration to Others

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Walnuts May Improve Male Fertility

An article published in Biology of Reproduction in August 2012, revealed that 75 mg of walnuts a day improves the vitality, motility and morphology of sperm.  This is particularly interesting as it is thought that between 30 and 50% of fertility problems are attributable to the male partner.  Pollutants, lifestyle and diet have been identified… Continue reading Walnuts May Improve Male Fertility

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Acupuncture & IVF – Interview with Clare Nasir

GMTV presenter Clare Nasir has produced a short video for Acupuncture Awareness Week.  She describes her own experiences of having acupuncture, and how it supported her IVF treatment.  Click here to listen to her personal account. Charlotte Green practices acupuncture in Preston, and her clinic is conveniently located for patients travelling from throughout Lancashire.  If you would… Continue reading Acupuncture & IVF – Interview with Clare Nasir

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Acupuncture & Fertility Support

A recent issue of Prima Baby highlighted the benefits of using acupuncture for infertility issues and also for supporting women during pregnancy.  The article discusses acupuncture and PCOS, an absence of ovulation, IVF, and treatment of morning sickness.  Read on here to find out how acupuncture is used to support both natural fertility and during interventions such… Continue reading Acupuncture & Fertility Support

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Acupuncture Support During IVF Treatment

Featured in the Mail Online on 20th August this year, this is an inspiring story about Clare Nasir, and her quest to become pregnant. As her article reveals, she discovered the benefits of acupuncture and felt that it played its part in helping her to conceive.   Read on here for her full, inspiring story. For a free 20 minute initial… Continue reading Acupuncture Support During IVF Treatment