Blog - Hazel Andrews

Feel in need of a detox?

Have you overdone it this Christmas? I suspect we all have to a certain degree. So start thinking about a detox. Maybe it’s too many chocolates, too much Christmas pud or we couldn’t bring our selves to put the crisps and endless nibbles away. Christmas was only a few day ago but I bet many

“Get your back fixed here”

Writing about back pain is not my favoured sport! It’s that time of year again when I’m trying to think up a few good marketing ideas, not for the tinsel season that is shortly to descend upon us you understand, but for the coming year. (Yes it really does take me that long to come

Fibromyalgia pain responds to acupuncture

Is a conclusion reached by researchers in Spain! There is new research out to suggest that acupuncture can be effective in treating the pain associated with Fibromyalgia. A trial has been conducted on 153 fibromyalgia patients in three primary care centres in Southern Spain.  The patients were given a weekly acupuncture session for 10 weeks

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It’s scorcheo – 5 tips to stay safe in the sun!

© Paul-andré Belle-isle | Dreamstime Stock Photos Phew! Don’t you love the British weather – Hail and rain one minute, then scorching hot sun the next! Maybe that’s why us Brits always talk about the weather as it’s a lot more interesting that an any soaps on TV. The bright sun and it’s high light

The sun is out, so pass the antihistamines!

© Ichtor | Dreamstime Stock Photos What a grotty spring! I’m sure I’m not the only one who has often looked out of the window at the grey clouds scurrying by, the torrential rain ( hail ) and the trees bending under the strain of the prevailing wind. But there has been a change! The

A nice cup of tea: but is green or black best?

Tea – drink of the gods. I’m a tea drinker; I always have been and always will be. My preference is for what I call builder’s tea…nice and strong, with a dash of milk and no sugar. Ok, ok, I know most builders like at least three teaspoons of sugar in their tea..but it’s the

An explanation of acupuncture treatment.

Part of my job as an acupuncturist is explaining to people how acupuncture works and what it can treat. I can do the “Bronze age, thousands of years old” bit and then go on to talk about how modern day research is starting to discover about acupuncture’s action on the muscular, circulatory, endocrine and nervous

How big are acupuncture needles?

If I had been paid a pound for every time I’ve been asked that question……. well you know the rest! Strangely enough this is what most people are curious about and it’s a question that I find quite difficult to answer. The key is being able to provide an example of an item that you

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Acupuncture -how does it work?

How does Acupuncture work? Well, the jury is out on that one! Acupuncture has worked for thousands of years and it is only since the age of enlightenment (that was in the 17th century )and the promotion of the ‘scientific method’ that drive has been to work out how and why things work, not just

Welcome to my new-look website!

  You’ve found your way here great! Now don’t forget to bookmark this site so you can regularly check in to pick up all sorts of hints and tips about health, acupuncture and food! (Yes I said food!) I’m a bit of a self confessed foodie, not very good at cooking complicated things, but I

Contact

Hazel Andrews Lic Ac MAcS
7 Ash Gardens, South Marston
Swindon Wilts SN3 4XX
Tel: 01793 827507
Email: Hazel@acuhome.co.uk

Opening Hours

Mon – Thur: 9am to 7pm
Friday: 9am – 2pm
Sat & Sun: Closed

Clinic Number

01793 827507

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