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WOMAN & HOME MAGAZINE | AUGUST 2016

Get my top acupressure tips for chilling out and relaxing at home, as part of their article called “Your Own Health Spa”. Acupuncture points such as He 7, Liv 3 and Yintang, calm the mind, move any stagnant Qi causing stress, and reduce anxiety.

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BUSTLE | May 2016

The lovely people over at Bustle online, quoted me from the time I spoke to The Guardian newspaper about how acupuncture helps bloating and IBS. They also talk about some other tips that I always recommend to my patients such as drinking fennel tea, and ditching dairy! See it online here.

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WOMAN’S WEEKLY | MARCH 2016

Read about me and my path to becoming an acupuncturist in this edition of Woman’s Weekly, as part of their regular “Health Choices” feature…

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WOMEN’S HEALTH | APRIL 2016

My quote about ear acupressure is featured in this edition of the magazine, alongside some theories on Daith piercings being good for migraine – don’t believe the hype, there are NO corresponding acupuncture points in that area of the ear that could help migraine! However, there ARE heaps of points in the ears (auricular acupuncture) that can help all sorts of pain from back ache to migraine, to stress, anxiety, insomnia, or even to reduce your hunger cravings!

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GUARDIAN | DECEMBER 2016

In a piece called “Everything You Ever Wanted to Know About Indigestion (But Were Too Bloated to Ask)”, I talk about how we see the stomach as a cauldron in Chinese Medicine, bubbling away, warm, digesting the food for your body to use… this is why salads, juice diets and raw food are NOT good for you during the Winter… Read it online here.

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HOW TO RETIRE IN STYLE MAGAZINE | SEPTEMBER 2015

In issue 3 of this magazine, I spoke about acupuncture, health insurance and planning for retirement with keeping optimal health in mind.

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BT ONLINE | SEPTEMBER 2015

Marking Migraine Awareness Week, in this article called “5 Things You Didn’t Know Abut Migraines”, I explain how acupuncture can help! As a migraine sufferer myself I know how horrendous that can be, and acupuncture was the ONLY thing that helped me when I was a teenager – it’s what made me become an acupuncturist! Read it online here.

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THE HEALTH STORE MAGAZINE | MAY-JUNE 2015

In their full page “Me & My Therapy” feature, I explain what acupuncture is, what it can help, & what I like most about my job…

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WOMAN MAGAZINE | 2015

“Ask The Experts” – what is causing your back pain? I talk Chinese Medicine & why we can suffer back pain – from sitting at desks too long, overworking, injuries etc, & how acupuncture helps.

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DAILY MIRROR | 2015

On the “Your Health” pages, I am quoted talking about using acupressure to boost your energy levels. Correction to print: the point called St 36 (Stomach 36) can be found by placing your OPPOSITE hand on your leg BELOW the bottom edge of the knee cap… then the tip of your ring finger should be in the region of the point!

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THE GUARDIAN | 2015

During London Fashion Week I was asked to comment on the latest trend – “acupuncture tights”!! Apparently stimulating the acupuncture point Sp 6 (Spleen 6), I was delighted to speculate as to what “treatment” you might expect from wearing them!

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NEWSWEEK | 2015

As part of PARN’s regular feature on “21st Century Professionals”, they asked me a bunch of questions about what it’s like being an acupuncturist in these modern times. My favourite part – social media to bring this ancient wisdom to the technological age!

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HEALTHY MAGAZINE | 2015

See my whole page article about the wonders of acupuncture – “Beginner’s Guide to Acupuncture” – what it is, what it does, scientific evidence behind it all (hint: oxytocin & endorphins!), what happens in a session & who it can help. Read the online version here.

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HEALTHY MAGAZINE | JANUARY 2015

Once again part of the “Ask The Experts” feature, this time answering questions about how acupuncture can help RSI (Repetitive Strain Injury), carpal tunnel syndrome & wrist pain, so you don’t have to rely on painkillers.

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DAILY MIRROR | JANUARY 2015

Talking Hangover Tips in acupuncture, acupressure & Chinese Medicine style! Drunk too much? Use acupressure to help your headache & nausea, plus read some gems of wisdom to get you feeling back in tip top shape in no time!

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ESSENTIALS | DECEMBER 2014

Seasonal advice in their “7 Winter Health Tricks” piece – I talk acupressure for naturally unblocking your stuffy nose, & ease congestion in your face & head when you have a cold – I’m at number 7: How to Clear a Blocked nose! Tip: its a point called LI 20.

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NOW MAGAZINE | 2014

In their “Secrets of the Fitterati” column, I am quoted talking about Katy Perry & why she may have turned to acupuncture on her latest tour – neck pain, headaches or migraine, or on an emotional or spiritual level, clearing the mind to feel relaxed & balanced before the show!

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HEALTHY MAGAZINE | SEPTEMBER – OCTOBER 2014

On their regular “Ask the Experts” page, I talk about acupuncture & migraine, particularly about why we feel so sick & nauseas when we get those insane headaches – hint: it’s to do with the Stomach Qi flowing the wrong way!

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WOMAN’S WEEKLY | SEPTEMBER 2015

In their “Health Choices” feature, I suggest acupuncture as a complementary solution to helping eczema, particularly as it seeks to treat the root cause reason & is great at reducing stress levels, which can be a big trigger for eczema & other skin conditions.

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SAGA MAGAZINE | SEPTEMBER 2015

In their “Well, Well, Well…” column marking Migraine Awareness Week, the lovely people over at Saga Magazine quote me on how acupuncture can help ease the pain & symptoms of migraine, as well as addressing the root cause reason they arrive in the first place.

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DAILY MAIL | 2nd SEPTEMBER 2015

In their Good Health pages & an article focusing on easing knee pain, I talk about acupuncture & electroacupuncture, in the national UK newspaper.

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WOMAN MAGAZINE | AUGUST 2014

In this edition, I contribute on the panel of experts talking about how acupuncture & Chinese Medicine can help with the skin condition psoriasis. We view it as a “damp” condition, which means dietary advice is just as important as the needles we use to help shift it out of the body.

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SOUL & SPIRIT MAGAZINE | AUGUST 2014

A double page article about “Cupping Therapy” – I talk about how these glass cups are part of an acupuncturist’s tool kit, & very much rooted in ancient Chinese Medicine. Can be good for helping muscle pain, sports injuries, or even in drawing out a cold from the body.

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WOMAN MAGAZINE | 21st JULY 2014

An “Ask The Experts” article responding to a reader question about asthma, p51. I explain how acupuncture helps asthma & breathing by nourishing the lungs & kidneys.

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BODYFIT MAGAZINE | AUGUST 2014

Featured in their “Health Essentials” article – one in seven people suffer from migraines with twice as many women affected as men. As a sufferer myself, I explain how you can show migraines the door naturally with acupuncture. Plus a couple of tips you can do at home that involve no needles at all!

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WOMAN MAGAZINE | 30th JUNE 2014

“I Can’t Stop Sneezing!” – Ask The Experts, p40. I was asked as a health expert to suggest how Woman’s Entertainment Director Sara Nuwar could use acupuncture to help ease her irritating hayfever symptoms like watery eyes, itchy throat & runny nose.

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NATURAL HEALTH | APRIL 2014

“5 Ways to Fast Recovery” – acupuncture featured as “The Dynamic One” in the top holistic remedies that get you well more quickly after illness or injury. I explain how Five Element Acupuncture can help with chronic or adrenal fatigue, & pain conditions.

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NATURAL HEALTH | MARCH 2014

“10 Ways to Live to 100” – I speak about respecting your constitution (your Jing) & what this means in Chinese Medicine, in this anti-ageing article. Be like the orchid, boost your wellbeing and live to a ripe old age with these tips & tricks for better health.

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TESCO LIVING | MARCH 2014

A guide to acupuncture on Tesco Living. They said: “not sure about the point of acupuncture? Read our quick guide to how this 2000-year-old practice can help & what to expect”… I said: “acupuncture regulates & harmonises the body’s natural systems, working well with the menstrual cycle because of its regular, cyclical nature”… and I also said more… read it HERE.

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THE WEEKLY NEWS | MARCH 2014

Had my own centre-page spread in a Scottish Newspaper during Acupuncture Awareness Week, talking all things acupuncture, my own experiences, what lead me to treatment myself… and right alongside Gwyneth Paltrow, who is a huge advocate of acupuncture, cupping, complementary medicine & natural health. Also read how the journalist got on with trying acupuncture himself for the first time!

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DAILY EXPRESS | MARCH 2014

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DAILY MIRROR | 2nd JANUARY 2014

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NATURAL HEALTH | SEPTEMBER 2013

“Control Your Skin” – natural solutions for eczema & skin conditions. I explain what “damp-forming foods” are & the role they play in eczema, as well as lifestyle factors such as stress, emotional issues or a hectic schedule.

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NATURAL HEALTH | SEPTEMBER 2013

“Beat Migraine” – I talk about how Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM) can help both the pain & symptoms when they arise, as well as treating the underlying root cause reasons as to why someone is susceptible to the headaches in the first place.

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TOP SANTE | MARCH 2013

“Secrets of Experts Who Never Catch a Cold” – as one of five health experts, I share my top tip for keeping well, yes it includes having acupuncture, but it is something more practical that will help protect vulnerable areas from Cold & Wind. Learn about your “defensive qi” & how it is linked to your immune system.

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ok_magazine_9th_Oct_2012_thumbnailOK MAGAZINE | 9th OCTOBER 2012

The UK national magazine featured an article about treating back pain & the increase in back pain in under 35s. It marks “Back Care Awareness Week”, quotes celebrities who suffer, & discusses The British Acupuncture Council’s research study into the condition. Get my TOP TIPS to avoiding back pain, and helping it if you have pain.

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REVEAL MAGAZINE | 9th – 25th MAY 2012

Get a better night’s sleep with acupuncture. As new research comes to light about the dangers of sleeping tablets, this article looks at other natural options to get a good night’s rest. Features a case study of one of my patients who found acupuncture calmed her mind & helped her insomnia.

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WOMAN’S FITNESS MAGAZINE | APRIL 2012 EDITION

Featured as one of the magazine’s guest experts, I share how acupuncture can help stop smoking naturally. Aiding detoxification, reducing cravings & calming stress levels are only some of the ways acupuncture can help you quit the cigarettes!

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