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!
Victorian Government Health alerts for COVID-19 Registered Chinese Medicine Practitioners have been keeping up to date by communicating with each other, sharing cases and incidence reports as well as public health information. The Victorian government Health Department is releasing daily updates so we can all maintain some perspective about what is going on in our own communities… Continue reading COVID Virus practice update – Don’t panic & Strengthen your Lungs!
Recent developments in the opioid crisis have led to supplies of the popular opioid based pain killer, Codeine, being largely unavailable, at least over the counter. Prescriptions by doctors are now made with caution following news that codeine related deaths increased dramatically between 2000-2010. Codeine seems to have been singled out but opioids cover a… Continue reading Acupuncture instead of pain killers? For sure!
Achoo! Hello, Spring! Whilst these wattle flowers are truly beautiful, for hayfever sufferers it means staying indoors and away from the pollen. If you've ever suffered from hayfever, or Allergic Rhinitis, you'll know that at this time of year it can be debilitating, interfere with your enjoyment of life and your productivity at… Continue reading The Winds of Spring are coming! All about Allergic Rhinitis & Chinese Medicine