Change of season is upon us again! Hot, cold, hot, cold - it sends our immune systems askew, we're more likely to wear inappropriate clothing for the weather and all of a sudden before we know it there's a lurgie on the way. In TCM we call these Exterior Wind patterns, because the ancients believed… Continue reading (Recipe) “OMG! I think I’m coming down with something” soup
Has anyone actually looked at their belly lately? It's squishy and a bit wobbly at the moment after little exercise and a sedentary lifestyle. This article will give you some ideas about what Traditional Chinese Medicine-related health issues can occur from sitting down for too long, and some self-care activities that are easy and accessible. … Continue reading Getting off the couch: Post COVID muffin-top? Read this.
(Sorry Vegetarians & Vegans! It's a meaty post.) Hi lovely people, It's getting chilly out there and Winter is well on the way with all that frost in the morning, despite the sunny afternoons! In the clinic there are often patients who present with Yin & Blood deficiency and the various structural and internal medicine… Continue reading (Omnivores only) New batch of local bone broth
The Jean Hailes Foundation is an amazing Public Health resource for patient education & health promotion of women's health issues. They have just released a web article about the collected research and pros & cons of various systems of herbal medicine in the treatment of Polycycstic Ovarian Syndrome (PCOS). The article on PCOS at Jean… Continue reading Outlink: Polycystic Ovaries & Herbal Medicine
Massage is actually a thing in Chinese Medicine! You might have noticed that banner on the side of the building as you walk up Albert St that says, "Massage". People often think that Chinese medicine practitioners are confined to one or two streams of our medicine but that is not the case in a holistic… Continue reading Massage therapist is in the house!