The case for an emotional cause behind Interstitial cystitis

Interstitial cystitis is a debilitating condition of long term pain and pressure in the bladder with accompanied urgency and or frequency, usually with a history of bladder problems and infections. Its mysterious and defies conventional treatment.

The main purpose of this website/blog is to provide information from a Chinese medical perspective. As I suggest in the title of this blog Interstitial cystitis has an unusual patho-physiology.

Until about ten years ago IC treatment with me concentrated on the bladder ...

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Looking for an alternative to high blood pressure medication?

Most people are unaware of options for treating high blood pressure, choosing to go with the advise of their GP’s. Yet many GP’s expect sufferers to stay on meds for prolonged periods or sometimes permanently, offering very little life style advise or even dietary pointers. Did you know acupuncture can normalise blood pressure? If you have HBP but don’t like ...

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Guiding the vessel (a blog about the benefits of preventative acupuncture)

yacht-802319_1920In this blog post I attempt to use the analogy of sailing a boat to explain preventative acupuncture, the analogy is not always perfect, it fails to describe the richness and complexity of acupuncture philosophy, but I feel it does provide a great visual metaphor to illustrate the importance and the power of preventative acupuncture and why it is so beneficial.

Near my house is a major ...

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