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

Blog

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…

Read More

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…

Read More

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…

Read More

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? …

Read More
hayfever

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…

Read More

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…

Read More

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…

Read More

Suffering from PMT? Try Chinese Medicine!

By Dr Julienne Tatkovic | December 6, 2016

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…

Read More

When is a period too heavy?

By Dr Julienne Tatkovic | November 25, 2016

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…

Read More

Menopause naturally with Chinese medicine

By Dr Julienne Tatkovic | November 15, 2016

Experiencing the change As we travel towards menopause, the cessation of our menstrual cycle, we may experience certain symptoms like how flushes, night sweats, weight gain, missed periods, light periods or very heavy periods. Some women have extreme emotional changes, or experience vaginal dryness, difficulty sleeping and great thirst. Every woman is unique and their…

Read More