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2505, 2015

Acupuncture – The Art of Pulse Taking – Part Two

When we are taking the pulses, we are measuring how much life force is running through the body, and where it is blocked.

The pulse really defines how the body is feeling and where the disease lies, in other words, where  is the body sick.

What organs are blocked?  I tend to stay away from Chinese descriptions […]

1905, 2015

Acupuncture – The Art of Pulse Taking



It is a well known fact that all the ancient traditions have used the pulse as one of the main systems of diagnosis. An acupuncturist who takes the pulses as part of the diagnosis will have had at least 3 years of initial training.

However this is a mastery that really defines your skill set as […]

2706, 2014

Healing the Feminine – A Shamanic Perspective

“The cv-gv block is a treatment unique to 5 element acupuncture – I have spent the last 25 years of practise mastering these points which till now have not been recognised in their entirety.

Many of my patients have experienced profound level of healing from this treatment. The mastery of these points takes the treatment to […]

2506, 2014

Aisling’s Journey to Fertility – Audio & Visual Testimonials

Aisling was diagnosed by fertility clinics with a low AMH and a 20% chance of falling pregnant.

5 Element Acupuncture was successfully used by Karen Costin Total Health Care to help her conceive.

Aisling had been trying to conceive for five years, here is her audio journey:

“We just felt time was against us…Little did I know at […]

1706, 2014

My Journey to Fertility…

Aisling was diagnosed by fertility clinics with a low AMH and a 20% chance of falling pregnant.Here is her video testimonial where she explains how 5 element acupuncture was used by Karen Costin to successfully treat infertility and help her conceive.Karen Costin Total Health Care is located in Ranelagh, Dublin. She has a 75% success rate […]

906, 2014

Sleep Like a Baby With Five Element Acupuncture

Can five element acupuncture treat insomnia?
Insomnia affects 30% of the Irish population, with 10% suffering with chronic insomnia.
Acupuncture is a great way to treat insomnia. After one or two sessions you can see immediate results.

The causes of insomnia can be varied. However, a lack of sleep can have a devastating effect on our lives. It can […]

1803, 2012

Men Who Eat Fatty Foods have A Lower Sperm Count

A US fertility clinic recently carried out a survey . The results clearly indicated that men who eat high levels of saturated fat- i.e JUNK FOODhad lower sperm density.Men were divided into 3 groups according to how much saturated fat they ate.Men with the highest fat intake had a 43% lower sperm count!

2702, 2012

Sex more effective than IVF!

Having Sex could be more effective than IVF !

I have become more aware of how very few IVF clinics actually ask a couple some very basic questions.  one of the main questions should be
1. is your husband in the country? i.e does he work in another country?
2. how is your sex life?
3. when do you […]

1202, 2012

Mens health and Lifestyle tips!

1. If your heart races when you run up the stairs, it is probably an indication that you are unfit and need to increase your exercise!2. Get out of the office at lunch time even for 30 minutes and breathe in some fresh air!!- offices often circulate unhealthy air conditioning or excessive heating.3. If you […]

1202, 2012

prevention is better than the cure

No truer word could be said right now when talking about irelands health system !!!The old saying of the Prevention is better than the cure could not be more valid today in Irelands crumbling health system.It is vital that you don’t get sick in Ireland today as waiting lists and the ensuing lack of care […]