Chinese medicine focuses on you, the person, and the way your body is functioning. If it is not functioning correctly, your body is considered to be not in balance. Your body sends messages it needs some help. Our style of medicine aims to bring your body back in balance.
"Your present circumstances don't determine where you can go, they merely determine where you start."
Have you started putting on weight even though your diet and exercise routine hasn’t changed? And no matter what you do, you cannot shift the weight or it comes back with vengeance? It is a common question I receive in clinic with women when they reach their menopausal years. So here are some helpful hints…Read More
Menopause gracefully How do you feel about yourself, your health and your future? How do you feel about aging? Menopause can be a time of celebration, of rejuvenation and a time when you can embrace the wisdom of your years and remake yourself. It is not a time for decline or a time to wither away.…Read More
Time for a change In recent times there has been more awareness of the need for post-natal recovery and support post birth for the new mother. Post birth recovery not only includes recovering from the birthing process, but also the previous nine months of pregnancy of growing and carrying a baby. Unfortunately, there is not…Read More
Who is talking about healing C-sections? The rate of C-section in our modern world is extraordinary. C-section is one of the most common surgeries in the world. In Australia 1/3 of all births are a C-section. However there are relatively few people talking about healing after C-section. But why is this important? During a C-section,…Read More
Hormonal daughters and/ or painful periods I often recall the dread I hear in parents voices when they speak of the teenage years, of out of control, hormonal daughters. Puberty need not be fraught with emotional outbursts if our bodies work as they should. If the body is not in balance, there are warning signs…Read More
Spring, it is characterized by birth, and new growth in Nature. The world is waking up after a cold winter and there is new growth everywhere, from baby animals to new trees and plants. It is time to start afresh, to leave the cold winter months behind us and lighten the body. Invigorate it with…Read More
Lifestyle Changes for Wellness during Menopause Lifestyle changes may help in prolonging the effect of treatment you receive for menopausal symptoms and also for long-term benefit. Not only will they help with reducing symptoms of the change you are experiencing, they will also improve your quality of life and sense of well being. Stress reduction In a…Read More
Chinese Medicine and Menopause In Chinese medicine, our body is viewed as a whole which reflects nature and the world around us. We cannot separate ourselves from our environment, our lifestyle and our emotional world. It is a functioning unit, with every system intertwined, to make up the whole. When you come in for treatment for menopausal…Read More
Beat the Cold Winter Days Do you feel cold to the bone? Do the gusty winter winds send chills down your spine? Do you love winter or hate it? There is no need to suffer from the cold during Winter. There are great techniques and Chinese herbs that can make Winter a more pleasant experience by…Read More