New Patient Personal health budgets announced by the department of Health. This is great news and will allow a wide range of people to experience the help that acupuncture can give them.
Personal health budgets to be rolled out 30 November, 2012 The roll out of personal health budgets has been announced today by Care and Support Minister Norman Lamb.
19 November 2012
This latest recommendation from NICE that GP's should consider a course of up to 10 sessions of acupuncture for the preventative treatment of tension-type headaches and migraine is welcome news for those people suffering with these debilitating conditions.
Acupuncture is a known and reliable method of easing the intensity and frequency of most types of headache.
Headaches are a very common health problem. They can be either chronic or episodic, depending on how often they occur. Most headaches are primary headaches, which means that they do not have an underlying cause. Secondary headaches are those that are caused by another health problem or by medication.
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Here is an interesting talk on what we know and don't know about women's heart health -- including the remarkably different symptoms women present during a heart attack (and why they're often missed).
"Because women don't look like men, they don't look like that male-pattern heart disease that we've spent the last 50 years understanding … they're not recognized for their heart disease.” (C. Noel Bairey Merz)
I am an Acupuncturist, Registered General Nurse and Mum of two, so the content will be of a wide range and interest.