Dove Health Article Archives

 

The Scientific Background

How Does Acupressure Work? Electro-acupressure (Electro-acupuncture) allows you, without the use of needles, to stimulate points at which the energy flow is blocked by gently applying the tip of the instrument probe to the points that hurt. We call these “trigger...

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What is HealthPoint Electro-Acupressure?

HealthPoint is a home acupressure system which has been created to allow you to become a Master of Acupressure, and 'self-treat', alongside your usual treatment regimes, without the use of needles! HealthPoint enables you to: Locate acupuncture points accurately...

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Dove Health Background

Hi, I am Robert Redfern, and together with my wife, Anne, we formed DoveHealth.com. Dove Health came about as a result of our decision to take charge of our own family's health. Up until 1986 I did not take much notice of my health - in spite of Anne's loving...

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Sport & Indust Injuries

Abdominal Strain The rectus abdominis are a pair of muscles lying in the wall of the abdomen passing from the pelvis up to the lower edge of the rib cage. These are often strained by over-use in training or possibly due to a direct blow or by lifting heavy objects....

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Heart & Circulatory Problems

Angina Angina is pain occurring on the left side of the chest and radiating down the left arm, and occasionally up into the left side of the jaw. It is due to a lack of blood supply to the heart muscle. Other measures are often required, such as a change in diet...

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Genito Urinary Problems

Cystitis Inflammation of the lining of the bladder, can be treated with Electro-Acupuncture. This is most common in newly married or pregnant women. If no benefit is observed it is important to seek proper medical advice. Bed-wetting (enuresis) Electro-Acupuncture...

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Miscellaneous Disorders

Anxiety and Stressful States This can be treated effectively using Electro-Acupuncture. Appetite Reduction Electro-Acupuncture may prove useful when used in conjunction with a balanced, healthy diet. Hyperactivity This is common in young children, particularly little...

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Skin Disorders

Acne Acne is common in teenagers and many topically applied creams are recommended. Unfortunately the results from these creams are generally disappointing. While using Electro-Acupuncture one should pay attention to, amongst other things, bowel function. A change to...

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Chest Diseases

Asthma Electro-Acupuncture can offer a successful approach to asthma and although many people have successfully replaced all drugs with electro-acupuncture it should not be taken as a complete substitute for drugs until definite progress is being made, and then only...

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ENT Problems

Bell's Palsy - Facial Paralysis This condition causes the eyelid and the side to the mouth to droop on the affected side. These muscles become weakened as no nerve impulses are reaching them. It can, in some cases be due to a virus. Electro-Acupuncture can be very...

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Painful Disorder

Ankle Pain When acute, pain is often due to a sprain. A chronic pain may indicate arthritis. Arthritis - Pain Electro-acupuncture is highly effective in the treatment of Arthritis in its various forms. Treatment is based on the part of the body that is affected i.e....

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Abdominal Problems

The rectus abdominis are a pair of muscles lying in the wall of the abdomen passing from the pelvis up to the lower edge of the rib cage. These are often strained by over-use in training or possibly due to a direct blow or by lifting heavy objects. Injury may also...

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Common Ailments

Arthritis & Gout There are two main types of arthritis: Osteoarthritis, which is due to more generalised wear and tear of the joint, and Rheumatoid arthritis which is a form of arthritis where the joints have become inflamed. In general Osteoarthritic pain will...

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What is Electro-Acupressure?

Acupressure (from the Latin “acus”, meaning "needle", + pressure) originates from Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM). It is used in both alternative and complementary medicine in a similar way, and with similar principles to Acupuncture. It is based on the concept of...

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