Lisa Collins Acupuncture in Shrewsbury

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Supporting

• Addictions
• Allergies
• Back Ache
• General feeling of ill health
Anxiety/stress
• Circulation
• Depression
• Digestive disorders:
• Irritable Bowel Syndrome
Facial Revitalisation
Fertility
• supporting IVF
• Grief
• Hayfever
• Headaches and Migraine
• Jaw Pain
• Low energy/tiredness/fatigue
Lower back pain
• Neck ache and back ache
• Osteoarthritis knee pain
• Overactive bladder
• Pain
Pregnancy and childbirth
• Sleep related problems
• Sports injuries
• Well being
• Women’s health issues

Chemicals a worry for pregnant women?

There are many things that pregnant women should definitely avoid. Chief among these are cigarettes.

There is overwhelming evidence that smoking is harmful to the developing baby, can lead to premature birth and low birth weight, and increase the risk of cot death.

 

 

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Advice on Insomnia

Most insomniacs go to bed before they’re sleepy ‘to be on the safe side’, leading to anxiety when sleep doesn’t come. Going to bed later, without a clock, after a warm bath (a fall in temperature drives sleep), having exercised five to six hours before helps. Caffeine after noon doesn’t. If you’re not sleepy, go to another room until you are. As melatonin levels decline with age, if you’re over 55, ask your GP about supplements.

 

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New IVF technology helps couples conceive with 24/7 embryo monitoring


Scientists have pioneered a new method of IVF treatment that monitors the development of embryos around the clock.

Cleveland, Ohio, couple Ed and Caroline Marks are the first couple to try out the new process - and bagged themselves two beautiful baby girls. The pair struggled to conceive after they got married in 2010 and found out Ed's sperm count was way below average and Caroline had problems of her own.

 



'We felt like the odds were against us,' the 32-year-old woman said.

So they enlisted the help of a local IVF clinic. After six months, the Marks' doctors chose to test out a new technology called EmbryoScope that allows infertility specialists to check the development of fertilized eggs at 20 minute intervals.

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Scared of needles?

If you're scared of needles, this is a 14 second video worth taking a look at thanks to the British Acupuncture Council:

 

 

 

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Toyah Willcox - My new age secret of a good night's sleep

Singer and actress Toyah Willcox says a course of acupuncture ended 40 years of insomnia.

After struggling with insomnia since she was 14, Toyah Willcox is an expert at surviving on little sleep. The singer, 54, who found fame as an orange-haired punk in the Eighties, says: "I had just started revising for my GCEs and the anxiety I felt made me stop sleeping.

 

 

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