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Menopause and preserving essence in Chinese medicine

By Dr Julienne Tatkovic | April 26, 2018

Menopause Many women experience uncomfortable emotional and physical symptoms during menopause. It is the time when a woman’s menses gradually pauses. Many symptoms may accompany this time including hot flashes, mood swings, depression, insomnia, thinning of bones, skin, and vaginal walls. Menopause is a profound time of change. Women may change through this menopausal time.…

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Fertility – Preconception Care

By Dr Julienne Tatkovic | April 23, 2018

Preconception care The Garden of life for fertility Preconception care is the improving your health with the view to plan a pregnancy. Planning a pregnancy is like planning to start a garden. We spend time nourishing the soil, digging it up, removing rocks and weeds. This is to get the garden ready to plant seeds for the right conditions…

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Pelvic and Lower Back Pain in Pregnancy – natural treatment options

By Dr Julienne Tatkovic | March 6, 2018

Pain in pregnancy It is understandable not to want to take medication while pregnant. Yet the discomfort of pregnancy can sometimes be overwhelming. Pain during pregnancy can disturb sleep, everyday activities and even the ability to work. For some women the pain may only be a mild discomfort, for others it can have a significant…

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The Importance of Postpartum Health Care

By Dr Julienne Tatkovic | February 25, 2018

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 of…

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How do you sabotage your health without realizing it?

By Dr Julienne Tatkovic | February 19, 2018

Not living our core values in our life can have a profound effect on our body and mind. By steering away from our core values we create disease and the signs and symptoms of physical and emotional illness. The foundations of which we live our life are our values. If we were to give up…

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No! Period Pain is not Normal

By Dr Julienne Tatkovic | February 12, 2018

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

By Dr Julienne Tatkovic | November 13, 2017

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

By Dr Julienne Tatkovic | August 22, 2017

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

By Dr Julienne Tatkovic | August 21, 2017

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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Insomnia – 5 steps to a peaceful night sleep naturally

By Dr Julienne Tatkovic | August 11, 2017

As I sit here typing away, I reflect on my nights’ sleep, insomnia plagued me. As a parent, it is often interrupted. Sometimes worries wake me in the middle of the night and I struggle to fall back asleep. Other times I am wide awake and cannot fall asleep. Or I toss and  turn, constantly…

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