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Anxiety and How Acupuncture Helps?

Anxiety can be a normal reaction to stressful situations, however when it becomes an excessive, irrational dread of everyday situations, it can become a disabling disorder. As a result it has become one of the most common mental-emotional conditions affecting individuals today.   If you suffer from anxiety you’re probably very familiar with the symptoms including muscle tension, sleep disturbance, restlessness, fatigue, irritability, heart palpitations and shortness of breath. For some people it seems toread more

Traditional Chinese Medicine

Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM) is documented to be at least 5,000 years old and is considered by many to be the most advanced form of natural, medical treatment in the world. In fact, over one quarter of the world’s population have witnessed the positive effects of TCM in their everyday life. One of the most popular forms of TCM treatment is acupuncture, which can be used for a wide range of injuries, illnesses and more

Back Pain

Back pain is something that we need to take action and not to neglect if you’re suffering from it. Did you know that back pain is one of the most prevalent reasons people seek health care? And can affect up to 80% of the population at some point in their lives? This is always something to be focus on and give attention because it might be a lifetime problem. In Australia and around the worldread more

Cupping Therapy

Cupping therapy has been used in China for thousands of years, and is an aspect of Traditional Chinese Medicine that you may not have heard of before however the benefits are vast and range from decrease in pain, activation of the lymphatic system, promotion of blood circulation, relaxation and deep tissue repair. It’s commonly used to treat muscle aches and pains, tightness, sprains, injuries to soft tissues and respiratory conditions such as bronchitis and more

Acupuncture: Acupuncture and Infertility

Acupuncture: Acupuncture and Infertility   Many things affect fertility including both psychological and physiological factors. Stress and anxiety play a part as do a range of physiological factors affecting both the male and female partners. It definitely takes two to make a baby and the sperm plays just as big a role as the egg and the environment in the uterus. However, there is a growing body of evidence that a combination of western medicineread more


Stress is something most of us suffer from at some point in our lives and it is becoming more and more apparent in today’s busy society. However we can only take so much before we begin to grow vulnerable to some serious health problems.   What happens when you’re really stressed out? “fight or flight” response. When you’re stressed, the brain signals the adrenal glands to release adrenaline and cortisol. Persistently high levels of theseread more

Editorial on Menstrual Irregularities

Menstrual Irregularities   Menstruation, or period, is normal vaginal bleeding that occurs as part of a woman’s monthly cycle. Every month, your body prepares for pregnancy. If no pregnancy occurs, the uterus, or womb, sheds its lining. The menstrual blood is partly blood and partly tissue from inside the uterus. It passes out of the body through the vagina.   Based on research,  for most women, a normal menstrual cycle ranges from 21 to 35read more

Common Assumption About Acupuncture

Acupuncture is a form of treatment that involves inserting very thin needles through a person’s skin at specific points on the body, to various depths. A common assumption about acupuncture is that it hurts. You are, after all, getting stuck with needles. Fear of pain from acupuncture needles is one of the most common reasons people forgo acupuncture. Often to the astonishment of those who take the plunge, acupuncture usually does not hurt. No pain,read more


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