Tag Archives: Bristol

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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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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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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Breathe Bristol Open Day: Friday 21 March

This Friday at Breathe Bristol Yoga and Therapy Centre, we are having an Open Day We would like everyone to come and join us for: Free 30 minute yoga sessions all day Free Ear-Acupuncture taster sessions for relaxation Tea and … Continue reading

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Now is the time to start hay fever treatment

Spring is on its way! But while many people are looking forward to enjoying the summer ahead, for 20% of our population it not such an enjoyable season. For those that suffer with hay fever, or seasonal rhinitis,  it can … Continue reading

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What is Gua sha?

Gua sha (pronounced ‘gwa shah’) is a traditional Chinese technique that I use regularly when people have muscle tension and pain, especially in the neck and shoulders, or a number of other conditions including headaches or viruses. Gua literally translates as … Continue reading

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Eleanor Breen Acupuncture is now in the City Centre

I am pleased to say that after a few months of waiting I am finally in my 2 new wonderful clinics in central Bristol My main base will be at Breathe Bristol yoga studios, 3 All Saints Court, St Nicholas … Continue reading

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