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Acupuncture specialist for Fertility, Facial rejuvenation, Pain relief.
Based at Kensington and Harley Street Central London.Qualified as a medical doctor in Western medicine in China with a Medical degree from Beijing, China and a PhD degree from the UK. Over 25 year research and clinical experiences

Doctor who is passionate about acupuncture

I love what I do, I am good at it and I am always there for my patients. If you come and see me, you will know why I am standing out.
This blog is to introduce latest development and research of acupuncture and offer a chance of awareness of more treatment options for your condition. The blog is for information purpose only.

About Me

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My specialised areas include fertility, facial rejuvenation, acne, various pain conditions, chronic fatigue, menopause and hormone regulation with acupuncture treatment.

Practice contact for appointments and addresses 

Kensington: for appointments at Anamaya center Kensington (Mondays, Tuesdays, Thursdays, Fridays, Saturdays) please call at 02030110355 or email at info@anamaya.co.uk
Address: 1 Adam and Eve Mews, Kensington, London W8 6UG
2 min walk from High Street Kensington underground station

Harley Street: for appointments  at Harley Street (Wednesdays) please call ALO clinic at 02076368845 or email at info@aloclinic.com
Suite 3 Harmont House
20 Harley Street, London W1G 9PH
5 min walk from Oxford Circus underground station

My background: I became a qualified medical doctor 25 years ago in Western medicine  in China and was well trained in Western medicine together with Chinese medicine in the best Medical University in Beijing, China. Particularly I was trained with Dr Zheren Xuan--famous orthopedics expert and founder of soft tissue surgery in China. Furthermore I had training in dermatology and oral and maxilofacial surgery in China. I am dedicated to treat patients with acupuncture and am recognized as one of the world leading acupuncture specialists.

I obtained a PhD degree in the University of Leeds in the UK.

I had post doctoral training and worked as a senior researcher in St George's hospital, London, UK.

I had frequently presented my research findings in the top international conferences in the field.

I have many publications including ebooks and articles.

I have many year clinical experiences. Over the years of practicing, I have developed unique treatment approaches for infertility, skin aging, acne, vulvodynia, neck pain, headache, migraine, shoulder pain, back pain, fatigue, hot flushes, Parkison's disease etc to achieve best treatment results. My devotion and skills are highly praised by my patients. These are examples that my patients say. 

Monday, 18 June 2012

heart burn, acupuncture can help

Do you know anything about stomach? Stomach is food storage in our body. All food we eat from mouth will go into stomach which is located inside of upper abdomen. The food will then be stored there for up to a few hours. Meanwhile, the stomach produces acid and some enzymes, mixes them with the food which is ground to smaller pieces by the movement of stomach. This mixture will be sent to the duodenum and small intestine for absorption providing energy for our body.

Your stomach need to be well looked after; otherwise it would get sick. Not eating properly will upset your stomach. Stress, anxiety and depression may upset your stomach too. Many drugs you take orally could upset your stomach such as painkillers. There is no doubt that drinking too much alcohol and smoking can upset your stomach. The common benign disorders of stomach are stomach ulcers and gastritis which are caused by Helicobacter pylori infection. Stomach cancer is also caused by Helicobacter pylori infection. The lining of the stomach is damaged or inflamed. Stomach-ache is a common symptom of stomach diseases. The feature of the pain could be cramping, burning or dull; it may extend to the back. The pain is chronic and recurring. Other symptoms may be associated with it such as poor appetite, bloating, nausea and vomiting.

If stomach acid goes back up to oesophagus, this can cause gastro-oesophageal reflux disease (GORD); the lining of oesophagus is eroded by the acid. Heartburn is a common symptom of GORD. Heartburn is a burning chest pain and discomfort occurring after eating. Sore taste in the mouth is often accompanied, which is caused by the acid going back up to the mouth. Difficulty of swallowing is also common.

Sick stomach will affect your food digestion; as a result, it would affect your overall health. How to look after your stomach? Life style change can help you. Eat healthily and regularly avoiding food which could upset your stomach. Stop drinking too much and stop smoking. Don’t take painkillers which can upset your stomach. Acupuncture can help to look after your stomach. Takahashi T summarised the mechanisms of acupuncture effect on stomach problems. Acupuncture could reduce stomach pain and alter acid secretion and stomach movement. Also acupuncture has anti nausea and anti vomiting effects which will beneficial for the patients with stomach problems.

Takahashi T J Gastroenterol (2006) 41: 408-17

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