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TCM – A Good Treatment for Fibromyalgia

Traditional Chinese Medicine is successful for treating a number of health issues without exposing your body to toxins, chemicals or any other medications that have negative side effects. Lots of people who receive this treatment for Fibromyalgia state that these ancient treatments are tremendously helpful for reducing the signs and symptoms of this chronic condition and eases life and everyday tasks tremendously. What Is Fibromyalgia? The condition isn’t life-threatening but can cause lots of discomfort and agony in your body throughout your life. Fibromyalgia is quite common. It is estimated that 2% - 10% of Australians suffer from the condition. The condition affects mostly women. Those that suffer from Fibromyalgia (FM) endure symptoms such as chronic pain, tenderness in their body, muscle stiffness, frequent fatigue and many...


6 Chinese Medicine Facts You Never Knew

Chinese medicine is one of the oldest forms of treatment practised to this very day. For more than 3,500 years, people have benefited from these alternative health treatments and remedies and yet it is surprising to see just how little people know about these successful healing methods. In fact, few people even know that there is a good and reliable alternative to modern chemical medications. It is high time for more people to learn more about Chinese medicine and all the benefits of acupuncture, herbal therapy, diet therapy, and lifestyle advice and that is exactly why Evergreen CMC is now going to share a few facts about Chinese Medicine that you probably don’t know. 01. Successful For Treating Various Health Conditions These natural remedies and medications...


Find Pain Relief for Arthritis with Chinese Medicine

Arthritis is a common joint disorder that results in inflammation of the joints. This disease is quite painful to live with. The inflammation in joints causes pain, stiffness and in many cases, bones and joints will start to grow out of place. There are quite a few different forms of arthritis and each of these forms has different symptoms. Gout, Ankylosing spondylitis, lupus, psoriatic arthritis, polymyalgia rheumatic, reactive arthritis, secondary arthritis, and juvenile arthritis are all variations of this terrible disease that often affects other parts of the body such as skin, eyes, lungs, heart, and kidneys. At present, there are no medical treatments to cure arthritis although there are many treatments available that can slow down the disease, improve symptoms and reduce inflammation in...


Always tired? Beat Fatigue with Traditional Chinese Medicine

Chronic fatigue is becoming a major issue in our modern society. More and more adults and even children are starting to feel tired…all…the…time. Some feel tired because of issues such as insomnia; others feel tired due to poor diet or lifestyle decisions. And it is also not uncommon to suffer from fatigue despite following a healthy lifestyle and getting enough sleep.   Fatigue can result from quite a few different underlying issues. There could be a disharmony in your balance-energy, your body might not be able to absorb certain nutrients from food or some of your lifestyle choices might even be to blame for your fatigue. Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM) is one of the best and only successful treatments for fatigue. This is because prescribed drugs...


Consider Chinese Medicine for These Skin Conditions

Your skin is the largest organ in your body. Skin protects you from harmful UV rays, diseases, germs, and infections. It also helps regulate your body temperature so other organs don’t overheat, assists in detoxing your body, and so much more. The condition and tone of your skin also has a huge impact on your overall health. Skin conditions such as eczema or psoriasis can be tough to live with since these conditions cause constant discomfort, can be terribly painful, and are extremely itchy. What is even worse is that any skin condition you may have also affects your immune system since your body is constantly battling to fight off skin infections and heal damaged tissue. You might already be aware of the fact that most over...


Why Chinese Medicine Is a Perfect Solution for Chronic Headache Sufferers

Are you constantly battling with a headache?  You are not alone. In 2001 it was estimated that up to 15% of the Australian population between the age of 12 and 40 years of age suffer from constant headaches.  Yes, many people start to suffer from constant headaches from as young as 12 years of age and it is estimated that 23% of households have at least one family member who suffers from migraines regularly.  What is even worse is that as many as 42% of women regularly suffer from tension headaches. That is a lot of people who are constantly consuming headache tablets just so they can get on with daily life. Headache tablets often come with side effects to your health, especially if you are...


Can Chinese Medicine Prevent You From Getting Winter Colds?

Mid-winter is here, which means the chances that you have battled several winter colds by now is pretty high. Winter is already tough enough with the challenges of staying warm and comfortable. Having to also battle a sore throat, pounding headache and a runny nose hardly seems fair. And yet, here you are, battling your way through one cold after another each and every winter. One of the biggest reasons you are constantly battling with the same old cold is probably because you use the same old methods to get rid of your cold and to keep from getting a cold. If you are sick and tired of trying the same old prescribed medications and getting the same snotty, sore, and stuffy results, then perhaps it is...


How We Determine Your State of Health

Acupuncturists often seem like they have magical capabilities.  You might complain about a headache and they will point out that you also have backaches.  You might say that something is wrong in your knee and your acupuncturist will magically know that your toes might also be feeling abnormal sensations.   In truth there is nothing magical about acupuncture treatments and acupuncturists are not magicians.  They are simply people who spent many years studying ancient Chinese medicine that has been developed for over 2000 years.   They are just experts who know that all parts of your body are connected to a meridian system and different points that affect specific organs, body parts and result in different problems or sensations. So how do acupuncturists at Evergreen Chinese Medical Centre...


Traditional Chinese Medicine for Treating Fatigue

Traditional Chinese Medicine is a medical practice from ancient China that focuses on Qi (pronounced as "Chee") energy balance. It is made up of methods of herbal medicine and routines that have been in existence for more than 2500 years, and yet it remains prevalent to date. This medical practice incorporates the relationships between our physical level of reality and other higher levels of the natural law. It is this depth of Traditional Chinese Medicine that makes it able to initiate and create transformative changes in the emotional, physical, spiritual, and mental levels of a practitioner. Treating Fatigue using Traditional Chinese Medicine Treatment of fatigue is achieved by finding a balance between the yin and yang energies of the human body's energetic field. The yin energy is...