Ambleside Clinic, Chester - Acupuncture and Homeopathy

FAQ – What we are asked most often

Homeopathic Medicines

What is Homeopathy used to treat? Most physical and emotional conditions.

Some typical examples of symptoms I have treated are:

  • Complaints of babies and children, eczema, asthma, glue ear, recurrent coughs and colds.
  • Menstrual disorders, PMS, menopausal problems.
  • Emotional symptoms, stress, anxiety, panic attacks, trouble sleeping.
  • Headaches, migraines, digestive disorders.
  • Low energy and feeling generally run down.

Is it safe? People of all ages can benefit from homeopathic remedies, they can even be used for babies and pregnant women.

What will treatment be like? You have plenty of time in your first appointment to discuss all your past and present health concerns and then we monitor your progress every few weeks.

What does the homeopathic medicine taste like? The medicine, remedies, are medicated onto sugar pillules.

What if I am already receiving treatment from my GP? There are no known interactions between remedies and conventional medicines and remedies can be used independently or can be complementary to the medicines from your GP.


What can Acupuncture be used to treat? Most physical and emotional problems. At your first appointment you can discuss any health problems and how they affect you as an individual. Typical conditions include:

  • Back, neck, joint problems. Eg arthritis, sciatica.
  • Sports injuries
  • Fertility problems, menstrual disorders.
  • Headaches, migraines, digestive disorders.
  • Emotional problems – Anxiety stress, insomnia.

How many treatments will I need? This depends on each individual, taking into consideration how severe your symptoms are and how long you have been experiencing them. After the first few treatments you will be able to evaluate your response and arrange your follow up appointments as necessary.

Is it safe? We use only single use disposable needles. 

Does it hurt? Most often you won’t feel much but you may feel a short lived tingling or dull sensation.

Please do not hesitate to phone 01244 344131 for a no obligation chat if you have any other questions.