The Acupuncture Clinic Spring Newsletter 2014

Chrysanthemum flower

Spring is upon us again which will bring changes and challenges to our health. Traditional Chinese medical physicians advocated that one should live in harmony with the seasons in order to prevent illness and disease. The liver is the most vulnerable organ in the spring time, so try not to over ... Continue Reading >>

Heiko Lade interviews Ms Paddy McBride, President of the New Zealand Register of Acupuncturists

Paddy McBride signing the MoU with Mr Richard Li of the Australian Acupuncture and Chinese Medicine Association

Paddy McBride studied acupuncture and Chinese herbal medicine in Australia and completed her masters degree in traditional Chinese medicine at the University of Technology, Sydney. She ran a  busy clinic in Sydney focusing of women's health issues including fertility and childbirth support, before ... Continue Reading >>

The Acupuncture Clinic – ON AIR with Heiko Lade

The Acupuncture Clinic - On Air Radio Show

The Acupuncture Clinic  has its own radio show where I will be talking with various people associated in the acupuncture field. There are a number of  interesting shows planned ahead with the series kicking off with an interview with the President of the New Zealand Register of Acupuncturists ... Continue Reading >>

Acupuncture or HRT ?

HRT can cause strokes and increase cancer risk

The Journal of the National Cancer Institute in September 2013 has revealed that HRT increases the risk of breast cancer by 24%. The purpose of prescribing HRT is to prevent heart disease and strengthen bones as post-menopausal women can suffer from brittle and weak bones. Unfortunately the ... Continue Reading >>

Acupuncture for Leukopenia

Acupuncture can help leukopenia

Leukopenia is when there are less than adequate white blood cells in the bloodstream which may make the person susceptible to infection. It can be a sign of serious disease such as Hodgkin’s Lymphoma, cancer, spleen enlargement, HIV, lupus or it may be due to an acute cold or influenza ... Continue Reading >>

How Does Acupuncture for Rheumatoid Arthritis Work?

Rheumatoid Arthritis

Research has already demonstrated  that acupuncture can help treat the symptoms associated rheumatoid arthritis but many patients inquire at The Acupuncture Clinic, just as to how it works. Many patients believe acupuncture is only a temporary measure to help alleviate the pain of rheumatoid ... Continue Reading >>