Stress

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 [...]

How to transform your life with Transformational Acupuncture

The festive season has arrived and stress levels are on the rise. This is often due to the unrealistic expectations we have around family and friends, work and finances at this time of year together with the chaotic energy we encounter every time we go shopping and the craziness on the roads. The power [...]

By |2019-02-06T12:15:41+10:00December 13th, 2017|Stress Management|0 Comments

Lower your blood pressure in 2 easy steps

Do you know if your blood pressure is too high, or too low or is it just right? It is often hard to tell as there as there are no specific symptoms to watch out for. Blood pressure is a measure of the amount of force exerted on your artery walls by your heart [...]

By |2017-09-01T16:46:21+10:00August 26th, 2017|Stress Management|0 Comments

Can acupuncture really help with Type 2 Diabetes?

April 7, 2016 is World Health Day and this year the theme is "Beat Diabetes". Insulin is the hormone that regulates the amount of glucose in the blood. When your body becomes resistant to the normal effects of insulin or gradually loses the capacity to produce enough insulin in the pancreas the result is Type [...]

By |2017-02-25T10:55:03+10:00April 23rd, 2016|Digestive Health & Weight Loss|3 Comments

Your health in the Year of the Monkey

Feb 8, 2016 is the start of the Chinese Year of the Yang Red Fire Monkey. The Monkey is a strong Metal energy so this year will feel autumnal. There will be a sense of turning inwards and letting go and, according to Chinese medicine, metal governs organization, communication, setting limits, and protecting boundaries. Yang [...]

By |2017-02-17T14:29:51+10:00January 27th, 2016|Astrology|0 Comments

Mental Health Matters

Anxiety and depression are two of the most common mental health issues worldwide. Just as anxiety tends to disrupt routines, getting into a routine can lower anxiety. Routines allow us to be more efficient, to spend less time thinking or worrying about what needs to be done and more time just doing it. This [...]

By |2019-04-11T09:17:40+10:00September 30th, 2014|Stress Management|1 Comment

Your Health in the Year of the Horse

Jan 31, 2014 is the start of the Chinese Year of the Wood Horse. The horse is fundamentally a fire creature, so this year the elements of Wood and Fire will be highlighted. Wood and Fire relate primarily to the Liver and Heart in Chinese Medicine. So how can you best look after your health [...]

By |2017-02-17T14:29:53+10:00February 8th, 2014|Astrology|5 Comments

Treat Men’s Health Naturally with Chinese Medicine

Men's attitudes towards health and health services are different to those of women which is why occasions like Movember have been created.   Looking at the clients I have treated in clinic this year only a little over a quarter of them were men. So I would like to call upon the women of the [...]

By |2019-04-11T09:30:07+10:00November 6th, 2013|Men's Health, Stress Management|0 Comments

Flow Well, Stress Less

Stress is defined as an internal resistance to an external force. As such, stress is actually about the relationship between you, your inner issues, and the world around you, external events. When you resist the flow of the moment, rather than going with it, your body responds with an increase in adrenalin and a [...]

By |2019-09-02T12:56:49+10:00October 5th, 2013|Stress Management|1 Comment