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Trish Crampton of Acupuncture West Clinic first discovered the benefits of acupuncture and traditional Chinese medicine (TCM) after the birth of her second child. "I soon came to learn that Chinese medicine takes into consideration the individual as a whole in terms of mind, body, emotions, and spirit," she said.
Menopause is often viewed as a time of great difficulty and this is understandable – it can cause the appearance of a huge range of symptoms that may affect day to day living. However, your body is experiencing the progressive transition of what is viewed in traditional Chinese medicine as a ‘second spring’; here are some of the most common concerns, and suggestions to support you through them.
During this time of uncertainty and fear, we may be experiencing insomnia, dizziness, chest tightening, shortness of breath, palpitations, or unexplained rashes and temperature fluctuations. These anxiety-related symptoms, in traditional Chinese medicine, relate to the heart. Every organ in the body is in service to the heart and it is central to our wellbeing. So at this jittery time, it is essential to keep it calm and healthy. Here are a few tips from shiatsu, Chinese medicine, and food energy specialist Joanne Faulkner to keep the heart pumping easily and the blood flowing smoothly.
Have you been dreaming of getting pregnant, without success? Have you gone through several hormone injections or in vitro fertilization cycles? Or do you have any period problems? Do you complain of night sweats, hot flushes, mood swings, pain during intercourse, increased anxiety or irritability, or other menopause-related symptoms? Are you feeling stressed or anxious during the onset of menopause?
Patrick Murphy, the Skin Herbalist continues to allow customers to purchase the business' natural herbal and food supplements at the click of a button. The online shop was set up to cope with huge demand from customers outside County Galway. Mr Murphy says; "We had a large demand from people who live outside County Galway. Many of them were phoning the office looking for the natural products and herbs that the business supplies, and sending in cheques and postal orders to pay which was awkward for ourselves and the customer.
Chronic pain is a condition that affects thousands of people in Ireland as often those who have tried everything are left with ongoing pain. In traditional Chinese medicine, pain is a result of obstruction of qi or energy flow which results in lack of blood flow to an area. This means that the localised tissue is not getting the proper nourishment of oxygen and nutrition and there is a backup of cellular detoxification, leading to more pain and inflammation.
In Ireland up to one in six couples are affected by infertility. While the causes can be wide ranging including hormone imbalance, PCOS, endometriosis, and sperm disorders, the effects of being unable to conceive can be very distressing for the couple concerned.