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Traditional Chinese Medicine Remedies to Help You Stay Cool This Summer

Summer is a favourite season for people who love to swim or get out into the sun. But not everyone is fond of this toasty season. A lot of people despise feeling all worn out and sweaty and hot days can make you feel angry, irritated, and bloated. If you don’t love summer then it is time for you to make a few lifestyle changes. The following traditional Chinese medicine remedies can help you stay cooler so you can also have lots of fun this summer. Drink More Water Staying hydrated is one of the most important serenity tasks to focus on during summer. If your body is hydrated, you feel better, more energetic, and healthier because all your organs can function efficiently and your liver and kidneys...

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How Acupuncture Can Improve Your Sleep

Inadequate sleep or sleep problems like insomnia is pretty common amongst Australian adults. A 2016 sleep survey by the Sleep Health Foundation found that about 33 – 45% of adults in Australia struggle to get adequate sleep and these issues are common in all age groups. A couple of sleepless nights don’t seem like a big issue but sleep problems can have a huge impact on your life and health if these conditions go on for too long. Sleep deprivation has been linked to health conditions like heart disease, kidney disease, high blood pressure, diabetes, stroke, and obesity. These conditions can also have an impact on your daytime performance and can affect your safety while driving or while working with dangerous tools or machinery. There are quite a few...

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Chinese Medicine Tips to Spring Clean Your Body

Laura Ingalls Wilder believed that: “Some old-fashioned things like fresh air and sunshine are hard to beat.” This saying might be aimed at spring but it is just as fitting for Chinese Medicine remedies.  Simple ancient health remedies are hard to beat because they have been tried and perfected over thousands of years.   Spring is the one season when most people are focused on cleaning their homes.  While it is good and healthy to spring clean your home, it is also important to remember to spring clean your body during this lively season.   Here is a quick look at some of the best tips to clean and refresh your body this month. Book an Appointment with Your TCM Practitioner Every person is unique and has their own set of...

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6 Advantages of Traditional Chinese Medicine

Traditional medicine and western medicine go hand in hand. These two complementary medical treatments both have their own set of benefits.  The treatments are very different but if applied correctly at the right times, they can be tremendously helpful for overcoming a huge variety of medical impairments. A lot of medical professionals feel that in many cases, Chinese medicine remedies are ideal for treating chronic conditions and western medications are ideal for reducing symptoms and treating immediate threats. Chinese medicine is said to have more health benefits when applied over a long, consistent period. Here is a quick look at the top benefits that Chinese medicine has to offer, most notably when it comes to the management of incurable diseases and conditions. Fewer Negative Side Effects Many mainstream medications...

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Chinese Medicine Remedies That May Help With Arthritis

Arthritis is a pretty common condition that is mostly seen in adults over the age of 65.  There are over 100 different types of arthritis conditions and even children, teens or young adults can suffer from some of these types. The most common types of arthritis are osteoarthritis and rheumatoid arthritis.  This condition is quite painful to live with because it causes joint pain, stiffness, and swelling amongst other symptoms.  Severe rheumatoid arthritis can restrict your range of movement or can even result in joint deformities. Can Chinese Medicine Help With Arthritis? Chinese medicine has been used to treat this illness and its symptoms for centuries.  It is believed that problems in the kidney and liver might be the root cause of arthritis.  TCM treatments can be used...

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Chinese Medicine Remedies to Try For Insomnia

Some people can sleep like a log. But getting some shut-eye can be a true battle for those who struggle with insomnia. Insomnia is a fairly common condition. About one-third of Australians will struggle with sleep issues at least one point in their lives.  In most cases, insomnia is short-lived and eventually passes without medical intervention.  But 5% of Australians struggle to overcome this common issue. Sleep problems that keep dragging on for months on end can have a terrible effect on your life. Conditions such as chronic fatigue, poor concentration, depression, and bad moods can all result from sleep deprivation.   Seeking professional help from TCM practitioners is the best thing you can do for your health if your insomnia isn’t clearing up.  What Is Insomnia? This condition basically...

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Chinese Medicine Remedies to Try For Back Pain

Back pain is one of the toughest pains to deal with, especially if you suffer from chronic back pain. This type of persistent pain will undoubtedly affect your mood and can make you feel very depressed and annoyed.  People with back pain are often short-tempered and they are very prone to violent outbursts when the pain becomes too hard to bear while you are trying to do everyday tasks or your job.   Chinese medicine can be very helpful for reducing chronic back pain since these treatments usually don’t have any negative side effects and don’t require you to take medications that might make you feel sluggish or that can cause addictions. If you are fed up with living with pain then you can consider the following alternative...

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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...

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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...

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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...

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