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Why Cancer Happens and How It Can Be Treated an evolutionary prospective

In the public mind cancer is seen as aberrant cells growing by accident in a body. Actually, modern research has uncovered a much more instructive understanding of cancer. This understanding can allow us to make informed choices in treatment. Firstly, they are not rogue or aberrant cells. If they were rogue cells it would mean […]

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Chinese Medicine

Cupping As a Tool For Health

I was recently asked for a short article on cupping as a part of Chinese Medicine, it has appeared in Acu, the magazine of the British Acupuncture Council. My thanks to them for asking for it and publishing my thoughts. Here is a copy of the article: There are many stages to helping a person […]

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Chinese Medicine

Year of the Goat

Chinese astrology outlook for the year of the Yin Wood Goat 2015 19 February 2015 – 7 February 2016 The Goat relationship is important. This year is a time to relate to others and the world in which we live. This is a wood Goat year. The Goat is an earth animal, in a male world […]

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Chinese Medicine

Some thoughts on fire cupping

This article was originally published in The Journal of Chinese Medicine, from whom reprints can can be obtained:   Some Thoughts on Fire Cupping By Michael Pringle Keywords: Cupping therapy, qi stagnation, blood stasis, external pathogenic factors, pain syndromes. Abstract This article discusses the techniques for safe and effective fire cupping as an important adjunct to acupuncture […]

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Happy Chinese New Year of the Wood Horse

Chinese astrology outlook for the year of the Horse 2014 31 January 2014 – 18 February 2015   This is a wood year of the Horse, who is a fire animal. This gives wood over fire so things will really burn. This is a year of speed, excellence and achievement. This fire will also give confrontation […]

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Welcome to my new site. Over the coming months I will post more content and bring you topical / seasonal tips and links to other health related things of interest