Author Archives: Eleanor Breen Acupuncture

My new home

Today I finished moving in to my cosy new room at The Urban Fringe Dispensary. I’m really looking forward to practising acupuncture in such a lovely space. The Urban Fringe Dispensary is a medical herbalist shop at the top of Colston … Continue reading

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New clinic @ the Urban Fringe Dispensary!

I’m really excited to be moving to a new room at the Urban Fringe Dispensary on Colston Street from next week (see on map). The Urban Fringe Dispensary is a holistic medical herbalist shop and dispensary and an integrated health clinic. Have a … Continue reading

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Acupuncture Awareness Week: Acupuncture for Sports Injuries

  7-13 March is Acupuncture Awareness Week! The focus this year is on how acupuncture can help sports injuries. Acupuncture is a fantastic treatment for muscular-skeletal pain and injuries sustained from sport (or any other reason!). I see all kinds of injuries in clinic, they are … Continue reading

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Christmas Gift Vouchers – The gift of better health!

Don’t know what to buy your loved ones for Christmas this year? Looking to give them a more meaningful gift? You could start them on the journey to better health and wellbeing with an acupuncture gift voucher. Gift voucher for … Continue reading

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Painful periods? They don’t have to be!

Painful periods affect many women and for some they can be truly debilitating, with cramps so severe they can do nothing but curl up on the sofa in pain. For some people it is not unusual for 1-3 days a … Continue reading

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Acupuncture for IBS

Over 20% of the UK population suffers with ‘unexplained’ discomfort and irregularity in bowel habit. The term Irritable Bowel Syndrome is used to describe the experience of symptoms such as pain or discomfort in the abdomen, bloating, swelling, bouts of … Continue reading

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Anxiety and Acupuncture

It’s Mental Health Awareness Week (12-18 May 2014) with the theme of Anxiety, so I’d like to talk about anxiety and how acupuncture can help. What is anxiety? Anxiety is a feeling of fear, worry, and uneasiness. Normal anxiety, stimulated … Continue reading

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5 new acupuncture discoveries

There’s been some great new discoveries in the world of acupuncture recently. Here’s my top 5: 1.Overwhelming scientific evidence that acupuncture reduces pain. Published in the prestigious Journal of the American Medical Association (JAMA), researchers from New York and Munich conclusively proved … Continue reading

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Acupuncture and Insomnia

Sleep is important, and yet so many of us struggle to get enough. It is thought that as many of 1 in 3 of us experience insomnia, a condition of unsatisfactory sleep, whether that be due to difficulty falling asleep, … Continue reading

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The Energy of Spring: A great surge….

Its the first official day of Spring today, and in the last couple of weeks you have probably noticed the change in the energy around us. Spring is a time for change, a shift in energy from the quiet introspection … Continue reading

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