Doctor who is passionate about acupuncture

I love what I do, I am good at it and I am always there for my patients. If you come and see me, you will know why I am standing out. .

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Leading acupuncture specialist for facial rejuvenation, pain relief, stress relief, fertility, fatigue, anxiety.
Based at Kensington and Chelsea at Central London. Qualified as a medical doctor in Western medicine in China with a Medical degree from Beijing, China and a PhD degree from the UK. Many year research and clinical experiences. This blog is for information only.

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https://anamayahealth.blogspot.com/2018/03/dr-maggie-ju-talks-about-vulvodynia.html

Reviews
M Ju. (2015) What Part Does Acupuncture Play in IVF?
The Journal of Chinese Medicine And Acupuncture Volume 22 Issue 1 March 2015 P21
M Ju (2014) Current opinion in acupuncture on stroke rehabilitation
The Journal of Chinese Medicine And Acupuncture Volume 21 Issue 1 September 2014 P9

Monday, 4 March 2019

Stress and the skin

The brain connects the body with nervous system. A lot of nerve endings end up to the skin. Psychological stress can be express through the skin. Stress compromise skin blood circulation causing dry skin. Stress hormones production increases, immune system overreactive and makes skin more sensitive and reactive. It makes the skin problems worse such as acne, psoriasis and eczma etc. Prolonged stress also causes immune dysfunction, increased production of reactive oxygen species, and DNA damage accelerates skin aging. Stress causes agitation. When agitated, one may scratch the skin making areas of thickened skin on the body. For example, patients with eczema and psoriasis often feel more itchy and scratching more when stressed. Scratching causes the release of inflammatory chemicals, causing more and more itching that can get you stuck in a vicious cycle.

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