anxiety during menopause

Panic, palpitations and impending doom As we career towards menopause, our reproductive hormones can have a huge impact on our emotions. One common feeling I hear many women experience during peri-menopause and menopause is anxiety. The feeling is anxiety can be so overwhelming. The feeling of panic, palpitations and impending doom. Not only can you…

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Bleeding during the early stages of pregnancy is really alarming. What do you do when your healthcare provider advises you there is nothing to do, go home and wait to see what happens? The waiting time can be mind numbing, the grief is overwhelming. If you are in the first trimester you may not have…

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Who is talking about healing C-sections? The rate of C-section or cesarean surgery in our modern world is extraordinary. It is one of the most common surgeries in the world. In Australia 1/3 of all births are a Cesarean. However there are relatively few people talking about healing after C-section. But why is this important?…

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Many women are turning to Chinese medicine for the treatment of Polycystic ovaries and Polycystic ovarian syndrome (PCOS). Chinese medicine has a long history of treating gynecological problems and infertility. What is PCOS? PCOS is a condition that affects numerous women and their fertility. It is where the ovaries have 15 or more cysts. Every…

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Chinese Medicine and Menopause In Chinese medicine, our body is viewed as a whole which reflects nature and the world around us. We cannot separate ourselves from our environment, our lifestyle and our emotional world. It is a functioning unit, with every system intertwined, to make up the whole. When you come in for treatment for menopausal…

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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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Pain in pregnancy Are you experiencing lower back or pelvic pain? 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. You may be experiencing pain may as mild discomfort, for  it may be…

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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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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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