Is stress making me ill?

The short answer is yes – stress can make you ill.

It’s widely accepted that stress is a cause of disease and more than half of GP appointments have are now stress-related.

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let’s talk about male fertility

Katy Bradshaw Acupuncture - male infertility

Like many of you I was deeply moved by the BBC programme on male fertility ‘Me, my brother and our balls’. This was a heartfelt and informative documentary following the challenges faced by two brothers with fertility issues resulting from testicular cancer and varicoceles.

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All in the same boat….

I don’t like saying that ‘we’re all in the same boat’ when it comes to the Covid epidemic. 

We’re really not. We’re not in the same boat. We’re in the same storm. With different boats. Some of which are much more seaworthy than others.

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The subtle art of setting New Year’s Resolutions

New Year's Resolutions - Katy Bradshaw Acupuncture

It’s that time of year again – fireworks, champagne and New Year’s Resolutions.

Unfortunately New Year’s Resolutions are notoriously tricky to stick to.

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Taoism and the art of Hibernation

Baby its cold outside. No I mean it’s REALLY cold outside.

OK so it’s not as cold as Canada.

Or Russia.

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Sleep like a baby

Sleep like a baby - Katy Bradshaw Acupuncture

According to recent research over two thirds of adults are getting less than the recommended eight hours of sleep a night.  That’s over 40 million people starting each day not feeling their best.

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