Canterbury Acupuncture

Conditions Treated

CHM is very effective in treating a wide range of conditions and disorders, both acute and chronic. The following conditions are commonly treated:

  • Skin disease, including eczema, psoriasis, acne, rosacea;
  • Respiratory conditions, including asthma, bronchitis, chronic coughs, sinusitis, and allergic and perennial rhinitis;
  • Digestive complaints, including irritable bowel syndrome, indigestion, ulcerative colitis;
  • Gynaecological problems, including pre-menstrual syndrome, painful periods, menopausal syndromes, endometriosis and infertility;
  • Urinary conditions, including chronic cystitis;
  • Rheumatological conditions, including osteo-and rheumatoid arthritis;
  • Headaches and migraine;
  • Chronic fatigue syndrome;
  • Anxiety and depression;
  • Hepatitis and HIV: some promising results have been obtained for Hepatitis C, and supportive treatment may be beneficial for HIV;
  • Metabolic disorders, including diabetes and thyroid conditions may benefit from supportive treatment.

There is also much interest in the contribution which Chinese herbal medicine can make in the management of cancer.

Where we practice

We practice in Canterbury and Whitstable

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