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
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
Shoulder pain is a common problem. For younger people, pain is more likely to be due to an accident or injury. As you age however, natural wear and tear occurs in the shoulder joint and the rotator cuff tendon. This may become persistently painful over time and may cause limited strength and movement, and loss of shoulder function.
The good news is that with appropriate treatment, pain will improve so you can get back to doing the things you enjoy.Read More
Migraine is not just another word for ‘bad headache’. They have specific characteristics that distinguish them from tension-type headaches. Migraines affect about 1 in 10 people, particularly women.
It’s true, painkillers may temporarily relieve migraines, but they can mask more serious issues that can emerge later. Headaches and migraines are a big wake-up call from the body, so to help prevent future problems, please pay attention to the signs your body sends you!
In my clinic, I have seen many long-term migraine sufferers who have been helped through acupuncture. There is a natural solution that deals with not only the problem but also prevents it from reoccurring.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
Nausea and loss of appetite can be common side effects of some cancer treatments and while medications to prevent or treat nausea are often combined with chemotherapy drugs, many patients still experience symptoms. For the “foodies” and our patients who experience much pleasure from eating, this can be an especially difficult side effect as they no longer take pleasure in nourishing their bodies. However, managing nausea and loss of appetite for any patient is crucial during cancer treatment in order to maintain energy levels and prevent rapid weight loss, which can complicate treatment.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