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How is dry needling different from acupuncture?

By Dr Julienne Tatkovic | July 1, 2018

An acupuncturist has had hundreds of hours of clinical training in acupuncture. They usually complete a 4 year degree. Courses on dry needling usually go for a weekend with very little clinical training. For more information on the difference between dry needling and acupuncture have a look at this blog by Jeff Shearer.

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Menopause and preserving essence in Chinese medicine

By Dr Julienne Tatkovic | April 26, 2018

Menopause Are you lying in bed and suddenly feel a woosh of heat? Are your feet so hot you don’t have them under covers at night? Do you lie in bed awake for hours, sleepless wondering if you will get any sleep tonight and how are you going to function tomorrow? If you are wondering…

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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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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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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…

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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…

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