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Darren Rose practices and teaches Chinese medicine in central London with clinics in Warren street, Baker street, Pimlico and Stoke Newington. He has studied acupuncture, Chinese herbal medicine, cupping, tuina bodywork and nutrition.

Darren specialises in Acupuncture for Infertility, IVF, Women's Health and Pregnancy.

He is a disciple of the world renowned taoist teacher, acupuncturist and author Dr Serge Augier, who is the lineage holder and inheritor of the taoist tradition of “Da Xuan”. Since 2000, Darren has been immersed in studying of all the aspects of this comprehensive tradition including Chinese medicine, qigong, meditation, ba zhai, feng shui, bazi, daoist medicine, traditional nutrition and the internal arts.

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The 3 treasure of fertility - Body

The 3 treasure of fertility - Body

It goes without saying that physical exercise and a balanced diet are part of the recommended lifestyle changes for anyone struggling to conceive naturally. However, a very common misconception is that the more we exercise, the healthier our bodies become. Just as we need to balance our diet, we also need to balance our physical training. While we know that too little exercise is unhealthy, excessive or inappropriate exercise can also be a factor that negatively affects fertility.  Wha...
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The 3 treasures of fertility - Mind

The 3 treasures of fertility - Mind

Previously we talked about Jing, our essence of life, and why our bodies should be in the best possible condition for conception. To achieve that, we can practise exercises to enhance three core areas of human function: body, mind and breath.  MindThe idea and practice of mindfulness has exploded in the Western world in recent years. Mindfulness practices feed into one of our biggest traditional concepts we work towards -  that we want to live and engage fully in the present momen...
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Preparing for fertility: What is a “healthy body”?

Preparing for fertility: What is a “healthy body”?

Take a minute to ask yourself this question: What is a healthy body to you? Some people’s answer might be simply without any physical illness, or to have a body like the cover girl or Instagram influencer. Some might just like to be stress and depression free. The World Health Organization’s answer is this: "A state of complete physical, mental, and social well-being and not merely the absence of disease or infirmity.” From a fertility point of view, we look...
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Why do we need to prepare our bodies for pregnancy?

Why do we need to prepare our bodies for pregnancy?

To answer that question, we will need to talk about the concept of Jing (精) in Traditional Chinese Medicine.  Jing can be translated as essence of life. It's made from two components: the acquired Jing and the innate or inherited Jing. From a modern perspective we can equate the idea of acquired Jing with the way our body builds and regenerates itself. What we eat and how we use our bodies will physically create and define our bodies, which means our lifestyle choices will be refl...
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6 Ways to Help Improve Your Sleep and Insomnia!

6 Ways to Help Improve Your Sleep and Insomnia!

Most of us have experienced insomnia at some point in our lives, it can be mild inconvenience when it happens infrequently and completely debilitating when occurring regularly.Here are 6 ways to improve our sleep!1. Acupuncture for insomnia and improving sleep is always my first choice as it helps the body to rebalance, relax, helps us release stress and quieten the mind which is one of the biggest causes of lost sleep!
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Acupuncture for Amenorrhea and Irregular Menstruation

Acupuncture for Amenorrhea and Irregular Menstruation

ar menstruation (Oligomenorrhea) and having no menstruation at all (Amenorrhea) are two ends of the spectrum of cycle issues, all of which can be treated with acupuncture.
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Clear Blocked Fallopian Tube Related Infertility With Acupuncture

Clear Blocked Fallopian Tube Related Infertility With Acupuncture

Clinical results have proven that a combination of acupuncture and herbal medicine has a 90% success rate of clearing blockages and therefore boosting fertility, compared to a success rate of only 53% when receiving a treatment of pharmaceutical medicine alone.
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