Women’s Health

Evidence Based Practice a Holistic Approach to Health

Evidence-based medicine is constantly being cited as the best way to treat health problems so Acupuncture is often rejected as an option for treatment as it is claimed that there is not enough evidence to support it. Yet various articles popping up in the media (see here for one example) indicate that only 1/3 [...]

What all mums should know about self-care

Many celebrations of mothers and motherhood have occurred throughout the world over thousands of years. These days we continue the tradition by acknowledging Mother's Day to honour the mother of the family, as well as motherhood, maternal bonds, and the influence of mothers in society. As wonderful as it is to publicly honour our mothers on [...]

By |2019-04-11T09:34:58+10:00May 11th, 2017|Women's Health|1 Comment

Relieve pain down under once and for all

Pain down under may be experienced as itching or burning, pain with intimacy or you may even feel uncomfortable just walking around. This may be one of the issues you encounter as you enter menopause as the heat of hot flushes and night sweats can be a contributing factor, however, you don’t have to [...]

By |2017-06-24T13:46:58+10:00April 28th, 2017|Skin Health, Women's Health|1 Comment

The Secret to turning MenoPause into a New Beginning

With summer coming and hot weather predicted many women I know are not looking forward to a season of hot flushes and night sweats. More and more studies, however, are showing that acupuncture reduces hot flushes and night sweats during menopause In today’s society, one that worships youth, turning 50 is often seen as [...]

By |2019-02-06T12:23:44+11:00November 28th, 2016|Women's Health|3 Comments

How Chinese medicine can boost your fertility

Women's health is a huge area and the holistic approach of Chinese medicine may help with many aspects of it including menstrual issues and fertility, pregnancy and post birth support, and menopause relief. As we are approaching Easter, which is named after Eostre the Anglo-Saxon goddess of spring, and as the egg has been [...]

By |2019-04-11T08:41:57+10:00March 29th, 2015|Women's Health|0 Comments

What everyone should know about the cycles of Life

Living in harmony with the four seasons is one of the best ways to nourish yourself. With the arrival of Spring we see a blossoming of new life, an awakening after the quiet of winter. Spring is the beginning of a new cycle; a seasonal cycle within which we see reflected aspects of our [...]

By |2017-05-10T10:17:17+10:00July 18th, 2012|Women's Health|0 Comments

30 simple home remedies for Morning Sickness

I use acupuncture with great success to treat many women for morning sickness.   Depending on the severity of the condition you may need 1- 3 acupuncture treatments per week in the initial period, then weekly treatments until things settle down which is usually around week 14 of your pregnancy. Many women ask what they [...]

By |2017-05-10T12:21:49+10:00June 25th, 2010|Women's Health|0 Comments