Preparing to Conceive

Did you know that it takes four and a half months from the time the follicle in your ovary starts to develop to the moment where the egg it contains is mature enough for ovulation?

There is much you can be doing in this time that will influence the development of that egg.

Diet: We are […]

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Foods for a cold or flu: Chinese Medicine style

Getting a cold or flu is a natural course of life, and as my mum says, it’s a good clean out of your system (I am sure we can all relate to that).
It’s not overly pleasant and sometimes can degenerate to bronchitis, sinusitis or pneumonia. However nature has provided us with foods that can […]

By |July 16th, 2015|blog|Comments Off on Foods for a cold or flu: Chinese Medicine style

CHINESE MEDICINE

The question is often asked whether a system of medicine with its roots in such metaphysics as yin yang theory has anything to communicate to western science/medicine?

Chinese medicine (especially acupuncture) has achieved growing acceptance on the fringe of western medicine/culture.

Acupuncture is an object of widespread curiosity and some attempts have been made to integrate some […]

By |May 27th, 2015|blog, fertility|Comments Off on CHINESE MEDICINE

Acupuncture as effective as drugs in treating pain

An acupuncture trial in four Melbourne emergency departments has found it is just as good as drugs in relieving lower-back pain and that from sprained ankles and migraines.

http://www.smh.com.au/national/health/acupuncture-as-effective-as-drugs-in-treating-pain-trial-shows-20140329-35qec.html

By |August 6th, 2014|blog, Pain|Comments Off on Acupuncture as effective as drugs in treating pain

Cupping…Is It For You

Cupping, what can it be used for?? Can it help me?

JENNIFER Aniston’s done it. Gwyneth Paltrow made it famous and now, even rugby star Sonny Bill Williams has tried it.

The Chinese art of cupping is gaining in popularity, with most acupuncturists and some massage therapists offering it in conjunction with their services.

It is even mentioned […]

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7 Fertility Boosting Tips

7 fertility boosting tips

Want to give your chances of getting pregnant an all-natural boost from the world of Traditional Chinese Medicine or wondering how practitioners of this medicine like myself view fertility challenges?

Rather than reinvent the wheel, here is an abridged summary on some TCM self help suggestions from a talk given by alexander golberg […]

By |August 5th, 2014|blog, fertility|Comments Off on 7 Fertility Boosting Tips

Fertility

Making Babies……How can Acupuncture help me?

Infertility impacts more than one in every six Australian couples, or over three million Australians, and this trend is increasing. So much so, that within the next ten years, it is predicted to affect one in three couples. It can be a harrowing ordeal for those couples that find themselves […]

By |July 22nd, 2014|blog, fertility|Comments Off on Fertility

Menopause

Menopause

If you find yourself waking startled in the night, having irrational thoughts, difficulty focusing, feeling anxious or waking in a puddle of sweat, you might just be experiencing menopause symptoms.

Menopause is a stage in life that all women go through, but don’t despair; there are many options available for the management of menopause symptoms, not […]

By |July 22nd, 2014|blog, fertility|Comments Off on Menopause

Depression

It is estimated that approximately one in five people will experience clinical depression at least once in their lifetime.

By |July 22nd, 2014|blog, Mental health|Comments Off on Depression

Acupuncture for ovulation induction in polycystic ovary syndrome: A randomized controlled trial

Abstract

Acupuncture has been demonstrated to improve menstrual frequency and to decrease circulating testosterone in women with polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS). Our aim was to investigate whether acupuncture affects ovulation frequency and to understand the underlying mechanisms of any such effect by analyzing luteinizing hormone (LH) and sex steroid secretion in women with PCOS. This prospective, […]

By |June 26th, 2013|blog, fertility|Comments Off on Acupuncture for ovulation induction in polycystic ovary syndrome: A randomized controlled trial