A post-viral cough can be so incredibly frustrating – for you, if you’ve got one – for your child, if they’ve got one – and the rest of the household who are being woken up by it in the night. No one is getting adequate sleep when that post-viral cough just goes on and on and on… I’m tired just thinking about it.Read More
If you were considering starting a family soon, Spring is an excellent time according to Chinese medicine. According to Chinese medicine, seasons really do affect fertility. Chinese medicine looks to the energetic cycles of the universe for health answers; the female and male energies - also known as yin and yang - rise and fall throughout the year.Read More
In Australia, it is estimated that 20% of couples are suffering from infertility at any given time. This number has increased steadily over the last 50 years, which has lead researchers to blame everything from increased maternal age to toxic overload. However 10% of all infertile couples will not be able to find out why they cannot conceive. The medical profession is left to shrug its collective shoulders and explain to these people that they are something of a mystery. They are offered assisted reproductive techniques but without a clear idea of what is being fixed, the outcome remains uncertain.Read More
Pregnancy is considered to be a time of joy and fulfilment. However, all the stressors of everyday life do not come to a standstill during this time. In addition, some other pregnancy-specific factors get added including physiological changes in pregnancy, common pregnancy ailments, concerns regarding safe pregnancy and labour, and the worries related to parenting and wellbeing of the child.
Relaxation is a necessary skill to allow you to cope with the changes and stresses during pregnancy and to ensure an easy pregnancy and labour.Read More
Your stomach is responsible for a whole lot more than just reminding you to eat lunch and digesting it afterward. It’s part of a system that’s essential to making your weight healthy, your immune response strong and your mood positive. To keep it humming along, find out how to settle four common upsets.Read More
Have you ever have to make a “gut-wrenching" decision under pressure? Or were you ever so anxious that you had butterflies in your stomach? If so, then you know how stress can affect your digestive system. What happens though when this stress is ongoing and how does this affect your overall wellbeing? And what can you do about it?Read More
According to ancient Chinese philosophy, the Five Elements – or the five pillars of Creation – are the building blocks of the universe. In order, the elements are: Wood, Fire, Earth, Metal and Water. The five elements are considered to be phases of a cycle of change. Each person’s physical and mental constitution can be described as a balance of the elements in which one or more may naturally dominate.
Find out which element you are and how to best keep yourself in balance.Read More
According to the National Institute of Health (NIH), a number of studies suggest that acupuncture works particularly well on chronic pain such as back and neck pain; osteoarthritis/knee pain; and headache.Read More
Depression and anxiety affects approximately 20-25% of Australians . Our stressful lives are creating an obstacle to balance. Is there help out there other than medication?Read More
Can Acupuncture Help Migraine Headaches? Understand the ways regular Acupuncture can help alleviate migraines and help stop them from coming back.Read More