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How Present Periods affect Future Fertility

In TCM, when treating women, we always take and keep records of the menstrual cycle as a guide to their general health, as well as their reproductive health. This enables the practitioner to be aware of the possibility of different disorders occurring in the future. So, of course, observing these patterns – from adolescence – […]

Mental Health in Lockdown: Can Acupuncture Help?

How are Australians managing: Lifeline Australia is a non-profit organisation that provides 24 hour telephone crisis support service in Australia. Reportedly, the phones have never been busier than August 2021 (this month) in its 57 years of history. Calls to Lifeline have skyrocketed with calls approximately 40% higher than before the lockdowns in 2020. One […]

Pregnancy support with Chinese Medicine

The strength of Chinese medicine is in preventative health and the most ideal scenario leading up to pregnancy is to bring the health of both the mother and father up to a good level before starting a family. But every couple that is starting a family has very different circumstances and situations surrounding this process. […]

An Acupuncturist’s Take on Acupuncture and Immunity

This paragraph from this article* by Liang et al. summarises my understanding of acupuncture and it’s possible effect on immunity. “The characteristic that acupuncture enhances resistance is closely related with the immune system, which functions in defense, homeostasis, and surveillance. More and more research has revealed that acupuncture can regulate immunity, for example, to enhance […]

What is PCOS and can Chinese Medicine help deal with It?

PCOS stands for polycystic ovary syndrome –- is characterised by the growth of multiple small follicles on the ovary. It is often undiagnosed as the person may still menstruate, but usually very irregularly, for example, having six week or a few months in between periods. The actual blood flow can also be quite scanty, so […]

How acupuncture and Chinese herbal medicine may help PMT and period pain.

Research – and millennia of use — has shown that acupuncture has an anti-inflammatory effect on the body, that it improves blood flow, relaxes the muscles, and stops pain. One of the reasons for pain at period time, according to Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM) theory, is constraint of liver* energy, as its role is to […]

Facial Acupuncture

Yes it’s Christmas time again, that perfect time to treat yourself or a loved one to a personal experience towards their health and inner happiness. Cosmetic Acupuncture also known as Facial Rejuvenation, this form of Acupuncture was only for the Emperors Concubine and High Ranking Officials of the Court during the Sui and Tang Dynasties […]

Healthy Living from the Perspective of Traditional Chinese Medicine

Improving your Sleep Sleep is indispensable and a way for the body to rest and recover. As one of the pillars of health, quality sleep can become more and more difficult due to aging or disturbances in one’s personal or work life. Unfortunately this often leads to a vicious cycle of poor sleep and poor […]

How Acupuncture may help Posture, Pain and Movement

How acupuncture may help with posture, pain and movement? Muscles should be limber or flaccid when not active and should only tense up when activated. If this doesn’t happen then you can consider it as some form of muscular dysfunction. When different areas start to tighten up it can cause dysfunctional movement of the areas […]

How Traditional Chinese Medicine can help you have a more restful nights’ sleep

How Traditional Chinese Medicine can help you have a more restful nights’ sleep Do you lay awake in bed at night unable to switch off your mind to get to sleep? Or maybe you can get to sleep but wake up multiple times throughout the night? Regardless of your circumstances, we have all been the […]

Needling away sports injuries

Needling away sports injuries Did you know that it is estimated that 5.2 million Australians injure themselves in a sporting incident each year? (Medibank Private 2006). If you have heard this statistic, you might be one of the many Australians who have a sports injury to their name. But if you, or anyone you know, […]

Say goodbye to pain in the Chinese New Year!

Say goodbye to pain in the Chinese New Year! Tuesday 5th February marks the Chinese New Year, and we enter the year of the pig! As we welcome in Chinese New Year, it is time to reflect on the great history of Chinese Medicine. In the early days of Chinese Medicine, thousands of years ago, […]

Summer Care and Seasonal living with Traditional Chinese Medicine 

Living in harmony with nature is one of the great teachings of Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM). Staying in tune with the season helps to strengthen the immune system, protect against season allergens, assists to stabilise energy along with balancing the mood and spirit. The summer season in TCM is the most yang time of the […]

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