Suffering from PMT? Try Chinese Medicine!

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…

Menopause naturally with Chinese medicine

Menopause naturally with Chinese medicine

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…

Shonishin – wellness care for babies and children

Shonishin – wellness care for babies and children

As parents, the anxiety and stress we feel when our children are sick sometimes feels insurmountable. I can honestly say, as a parent, the levels of anxiety I  felt when my children were sick was overwhelming. The coughs, earaches and fevers that took days to break. How many countless sleepless nights keeping watch on the…

Motherhood – The art of giving back to ourselves
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Motherhood – The art of giving back to ourselves

Busy life of mothers Being a mum in our modern world can be very challenging. We may be in a very supportive environment with many family and friends; or we may be living in isolation away from loved ones. In modern life many mothers juggle a working life with a family life. I often hear…

9 steps to restore your health post labour

9 steps to restore your health post labour

Some of the symptoms a woman may experience post birth include loss of appetite, exhaustion, poor digestion, insufficient breast milk production, sleep deprivation, poor memory and depression. How can this be avoided? Steps for recovery after childbirth Ask friends and family to help out: whether it is to look after other children or to cook…