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How to Switch Over To A TCM Practitioner

Chinese medicine is a tremendously popular alternative medical treatment in Australia.  Where western medicine usually goes hand in hand with many negative side effects, this treatment usually has very few drawbacks.  This ancient medical treatment also offers many other health benefits and is designed to gradually improve your overall health or find a good balance while living with chronic conditions.   Making the switch to TCM practitioners may seem scary but it is actually pretty simple.  Here is a quick look at the best way to switch over to a TCM practitioner. Don’t Just Quit Your Current Medication It is very important not to simply give up or briskly stop taking your prescription medication, especially if you are on chronic medication or have a serious condition.  You should continue taking your...


Find the Right TCM Practitioner with These Tips

Are you looking for holistic medical treatments that will help improve your health without negative side effects? The right place to start is as a good Chinese Medicine practitioner.  Traditional medicine might be made from all-natural products but these ingredients can be quite powerful. The wrong type of treatment can cause quite a lot of havoc.  You need to be especially careful with DIY treatments if you are already taking western medication for a chronic condition. If you’re wondering how to go about choosing the right practitioner, perhaps this handy guide can help. Use a Licensed Practitioner One of the most crucial parts of finding a good practitioner is to check their credentials. The practitioner you use should be fully certified. Chinese medicine practitioners undergo rigorous training in all...


Why Considering Chinese Medicine Is the Best Thing You Can Do To Boost Your Health In 2021

Maintaining good health is one of the most important things in your life to start focusing on. Being healthy helps prevent disease and can improve how you feel about every area of life. Traditional Chinese Medicine (also known as TCM) includes therapies like acupuncture and herb supplements. These can be a great way to boost your overall health this year. Of course, be sure to check in with your GP before you try anything new and especially if you have any pre-existing health conditions.  Here is a quick look at the benefits of TCM and why many people are making it a part of their lives in 2021. 01. Lots of Great, Reliable Clinics in Australia Alternative and natural medical remedies don’t help you much if it is too...


Tips for a Healthy and Happy Christmas

Most people find it hard to stay healthy during Christmas.  There are so many temptations when everyone is in the mood for indulging and fine dining and no one wants to stick to a rigorous workout routine while everyone else is having a blast. If you want to try and be healthier over the festive season so you can avoid feeling guilty about that extra weight you gained or the way your skin looks in January then you should consider the following natural health remedies. Make A Booking With Your TCM Practitioner If you want good health results despite the festive temptations then you should make a booking with your local TCM practitioner.  A professional can help you diagnose your health issues accurately and will then offer you...


What Are The 5 Elements In Chinese Medicine?

Chinese medicine views the human body in a completely different way than western medicine. The five-element theory is used for insight when diagnosing and treating medical conditions.  Each of these elements is connected to each other and with other external factors. In this article, we are going to take a quick gander at the five elements in Chinese medicine and the way these elements correspond with each other or affect our health. The Five Elements in Chinese Medicine  The five-element theory was developed many years ago in ancient china. These elements can also be explained as phases, forces, nature, transformation, and movement.  Here is a quick look at the five elements.   Wood Back when practitioners developed the theories they didn’t know much about bacteria and viruses. They related back...


Can Chinese Medicine Help For Weight Loss?

Chinese medicine is a great weight loss tool whether you are trying to shake a few pounds or need to combat obesity so you can avoid terrible chronic conditions such as diabetes.   Many of the treatments used in this ancient medical practice can help you lose weight and keep the weight off so you can enjoy an overall better life.   There are many weight loss treatments out there but we do feel that Chinese medicine is one of the best because it is safer.   Chinese Medicine for Weight Loss Is Safer Other diet mixes can have a very bad impact on your health.  Some of these instant weight loss remedies and tonics can even result in kidney and heart failure.  Most of these weight loss treatments also only offer...


Chinese Medicine Can Help For These Mental Illnesses

Mental conditions are often caused by a chemical imbalance in the brain.  Chinese medicine is extremely beneficial for treating mental health conditions.   Many feel that these natural remedies are better for treating mental conditions because the side effects of so many western medications are often worse than the effects of the disease itself.   Side effects such as weight gain, muscle spasms and contractions, tremors, addictions, and others that can also result in other mental health issues.   A good example is treatments for ADD that cause weight gain can eventually result in depression in addition to the ADD.   Western medications also cannot cure mental health issues.  They can treat the symptoms but, overall, the patient will still have the same mental health issue.   The long term result, for many...


7 Interesting Things You Should Know About Chinese Medicine

Traditional Chinese Medicine, such as herbal treatments, acupuncture, remedial massage are some of the most ancient medical treatments known to man. The methods used in these remedies have been perfected over 2100 years. Being such an old and ancient medical treatment, you can bet that Chinese medicine is packed with loads of interesting things to learn about. Here are some of the most fascinating facts you need to know about if you are considering switching over to these natural and healthier medical solutions. 1. Chinese Medicine Has Been Used Since 1100BC This medical treatment was introduced in China over 2100 years ago. The first records of TCM being used were found in the Yellow Emperor’s Inner Canon. This book was written around 150BC but some herbal treatments date...


The Best Ways to Reduce Stress with Chinese Medicine

In our modern way of living it can be easy to become overwhelmed.  Too many responsibilities, relationship hardships, and constant exposure to content via technological devices all contribute to higher stress levels.  Stress can have a terrible impact on your body, health, and mind.  High levels of stress can cause all sorts of imbalances in your body.  This mental condition can lower your immune system leaving you vulnerable to infections and diseases.  Chronic stress can also result in elevated cortisol levels which can eventually result in chronic medical conditions such as obesity and other metabolic disorders.   It is incredibly important to take good care of yourself and to start looking for ways to get rid of stress and tension.  In Chinese medicine, many holistic practices are designed to combat...


Ways to Protect Yourself from Getting the Common Cold And Other Viruses

Traditional medicine dates back thousands of years ago.  These ancient remedies were used to help people survive before individual viruses could be mapped out and before cures could be developed for many diseases.  These old healing treatments are still holding up to this very day and are invaluable for building up your body’s immune system as well as for lightening the symptoms of many chronic conditions for which even modern medicine cannot do much. Now that the coronavirus has broken out here in Australia, everyone is scared to death and looking for good ways to strengthen the immune system so they can avoid catching this dreaded disease in the coming winter. Chinese medicine and a few other basic methods can help you stay protected from the common...