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The top 4 excuses NOT to have acupuncture

posted on 10th July 2012 by

Most people that we see in our clinic are quite comfortable with acupuncture, but we know there are more of you out there who would benefit from acupuncture if we could answer some of the most common reasons we hear for avoiding it. So here goes…


The incredible effectiveness of Chinese herbs

posted on 6th June 2012 by Stefan Chmelik

In this post I present a quick summary of just of some of the research that has come out in just the last few months supporting the use of Chinese Herbal Medicine for difficult to treat problems.


The White Stuff

posted on 23rd February 2012 by Stefan Chmelik

That stuff from a carton is milk right? Perhaps in the most general sort of way, a bit like a cheese strings might be called ‘cheese’ or a fish stick ‘fish’. The white liquid referred to above bears only a passing resemblance to what our grand parents would have called ‘milk’, a nod in the direction of the secretions produced by mammary glands, before it has been mechanical and biochemically altered into something that one can, at best, describe as a ‘milk-like’ substance, to mis-quote Michael Pollan. This article intends to provide the case for why it is the industrialisation of milk rather than milk itself that is the problem for many people, and why cultural bias is the basis for much of the TCM abhorrence of dairy.