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Reasons to Start 2022 with an Acupuncture Session

2022 is just around the corner and right now, the most important things on your mind are probably to plan for the festivities of the New Year’s party. But once things start returning back to normal, you will have to face all of the challenges in your life while trying to achieve all the new goals you have set for yourself this year. It can be tough to balance your current life and to work towards improvement. If new years’ time has been getting you down for quite some time then perhaps you should consider starting your year a little bit differently. An acupuncture session is one of the best sessions you should consider because it can have such a huge impact on your current and...

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6 Great Chinese Medicine Gifts to Offer Loved Ones This Christmas

The festive season is upon us and we are all excited to see what delicious treats family and friends will be bringing along when they come to visit. Tasty treats like cold ham and turkey, delicious barbecues, potato bake, trifle, Christmas pudding, and pavlova are only a few of the many treats to look forward to this Christmas. This is the one season when it is perfectly fine to go a little overboard in terms of unhealthy eating. But it is still a good idea to try to balance things out a bit with a healthy and natural Chinese medicine gift. Here is a quick look at healthy natural gifts everyone in your family will truly love. An Acupuncture Voucher Since an acupuncture session is probably the best gift in...

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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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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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