Mei Hua Chinese Medicine Clinic | Herbal Medicine | Acupuncture | Redcliffe, North Brisbane.

Posts by Dr Julienne Tatkovic

The Importance of Postpartum Health Care

Post natal recovery  There is a lot of emphasis of health during pregnancy and it is only in more recent times that there is more awareness of the need for post-natal recovery and support for the new mother. Post birth recovery not only includes recovering from the birthing process, but also the previous 9 months…

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No! Period Pain is not Normal

Relieve period pain naturally Do you suffer from period pain? Do you feel exhausted, curled up with hot packs. Or do you take medication each month to keep period pain at bay? Period pain is not normal. Pain before, during or after the menstrual period is suffered by many many women. I suffered it myself for years. Memories…

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Morning sickness relief for a natural pregnancy

Morning sickness relief for a natural pregnancy Are you pregnant? Are you feeling nauseous, tired and unwell? Queasy, feeling off colour, vomiting, find smells hard to handle? Do you want to have a healthy pregnancy and have relief from those feelings of nausea, vomiting and exhaustion!? Are you looking for natural relief from morning sickness? …

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Hayfever relief with Chinese Medicine


Hello spring – Achooo! Do you suffer from uncontrollable sneezing, itchy eyes, runny or blocked nose in spring? Hay fever season is creeping up on us, the sneezing has already begun! Did you know symptoms of hay fever can be alleviated by a course of acupuncture. In fact the ideal time to start treatment is…

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The dance of the hormones in the menstrual cycle

How hormones effect your life The dance of hormones throughout the month control the ebb and flow of your menstrual cycle. How they interplay can have a profound effect on how you feel about yourself, your weight, your relationship with others, your social life and even your sleep. The impact is so wide reaching, that…

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Suffering from PMT? Try Chinese Medicine!

The kaleidoscope of Premenstrual tension (PMT) The experience of premenstrual tension (PMT) can be excruciating, not only for us as women, but also to those around us. There are the physical symptoms of sore breasts, bowel changes, weight gain, headaches and pimples to name but a few. Then there are the emotional changes, the mood…

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When is a period too heavy?

Is my period too heavy? 80ml or more of menstrual blood per period is considered to be a heavy period. Regular size tampons and pads absorbs 5ml of blood.  Super size tampons and pads absorbs 10 ml of blood. The normal range is needing to change every 2 hours to 3 times a day. If…

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