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another powerfull tool against ashma and copd is acupuncre I had course about 2 years ago how I knew it worked was about 30 years ago I use to wake up about 4 in early morning with a tite chest I had ashma for about 2 years then the acuphuncherist told me the reason I wake up at that time was the muscles in my lungs constrict at them times as your body makes a lot of electricity then as soon as I had the first treatmeant I never woke up after that only when it was time to get up it is expensive as you need about 8 treatmeanths say one a week but am sure you can get it free on nhs but I paid 2 years ago to top it up as my breathing was a bit tite then please excuse my spellings as I never was a good speller

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Brilliant! Good to hear this has worked for you xx

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It is breathing we need to be good at, not spelling. :)

I am pleased something helped you.

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What a lovely reply Toci.

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Hi guytane, I tried acupuncture for my asthma....but there was little improvement in my breathing sadly, but it did cure my painful shoulder.

I had to pay, but two of my friends had acupuncture on the NHS for back and shoulder pain. This was a couple of years ago though so I don't know if it's still available.

So glad it helped you.

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I had it while I was very tight and it was as if I had a weight taken off my chest. But cost is the killer and trying to get alternatives off my surgery is like asking for a head transplant.

My biggest issue is my warfarin does make the tiny holes leak a little, even though they keep saying it should not ;)

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I paid 30 pound a session but am sure you can get it free I had 8 sessions and it lasts for years it tunes your body and connects vital nerve endings that have stopped working

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Glad it worked so well for you. Have been wanting to try it for a while so maybe its time to get my feet wet.

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Good for you Guytane I'm glad you found such a help for your Asthma. Acupuncture has been used for hundreds of years and I'm sure it will be used for hundreds more!😁 don't worry about spelling you are doing a good job! huff xxx

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