acupuncture bristol

Tips on Staying Healthy During Winter

According to Chinese medical theory, to remain in good health, we need to live in harmony with nature. A big part of this is tuning ourselves into seasonal changes.

During the colder months of winter we naturally start to slow down. The days are shorter, encouraging us to sleep longer. Our energy is lower.

Needle-Phobic? Acupuncture may be just what you need!

Several years ago the British Acupuncture Council carried out a survey into the public's perception of acupuncture. They discovered that 21% of people thought that an acupuncturist's needle was a similar size to the hollow tube needles used to give injections. The reality of the matter is that acupuncture needles are tiny (from 0.12mm in diameter), barely thicker than a human hair!