How Acupuncture Can Help with Period Pain Symptoms

Acupuncture for Period Pain

Period pain, also known as dysmenorrhoea, refers to the overall discomfort and pain experienced by women during their periods. This is typically described as lower abdomen pain that often lasts two to three days and occurs shortly before or during a menstrual cycle. Women of all ages can experience period pain. However, the younger you are, the more likely you are to get them. Some studies have shown that about 75% of adolescent females and 25–50% of adult females suffer...

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Can Acupuncture Help with Managing Acne?

Acupuncture for Acne

Acne is a skin condition that’s characterized by red, bumpy spots that typically appear on the face, chest, shoulders and upper back. It’s estimated that roughly 85% of Australians will develop acne at some stage in their life, with teenagers and young adults being the most commonly affected. While there are plenty of treatments available, most of them don’t produce the desired results. This has led many individuals to explore their options and turn to acupuncture and traditional Chinese medicine....

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How Acupuncture and Chinese Medicine Can Help with Irritable Bowel Syndrome?

Acupuncture for IBS

Irritable bowel syndrome (IBS) is a common disorder that affects a person’s large intestine. The condition is characterised by abdominal pain, bloating, and alternating constipation and diarrhea. Around 15% of Australians are diagnosed with IBS each year and occurs mostly in early adulthood. Women are more susceptible to having IBS than men and tend to experience more severe symptoms. IBS does not lead to permanent damage to the digestive tract and does not increase the risk of developing more serious...

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How Acupuncture Can Help With Eczema Symptoms?

Acupuncture for Eczema

Eczema (atopic dermatitis) is a medical condition characterised by having patches of inflamed skin that are often dry and itchy. It’s a condition that affects people of all ages, but infants are commonly diagnosed with this disease. In Australia, eczema affects around 10-15% of the general population and 38.5% of those are infants. Most children with eczema recover from the disease once their skin starts to mature, but some kids continue to have eczema well beyond adulthood. Eczema can be...

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Acupuncture for Sinusitis Relief

Acupuncture for Sinusitis

Sinusitis is a medical condition where the tissue linings of the sinuses become inflamed. It can be short term, caused by a viral or bacterial infection, or a symptom of a chronic disease that’s triggered by allergies or other factors. Sinusitis is one of the most common medical conditions in Australia. Around 2011 and 2012, 1.9 million Australians have been diagnosed with sinusitis and it can significantly impact one’s quality of life. There are a number of ways to treat...

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Treating Sports Hernias with Chinese Medicine

Acupuncture for Sports Hernias

With Australian sport more competitive than ever, traditional Chinese Medicine plays an important role in treating athletes. To be successful in any sport there's a battle to stay fit and work hard, while also preventing over-exertion and injury. It's a difficult balance and many athletes find themselves dealing with painful injuries like a sports hernia during their career. For some, this could just be short-term pain and discomfort. But for others, it could prevent or even stop, a career in...

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Acupuncture for Tinnitus

Acupuncture for Tinnitus

Have you ever tried acupuncture for tinnitus? What is tinnitus and what are the causes of tinnitus? Have you ever suffered from a peculiar ringing in the ears? If so, you may be experiencing a condition called tinnitus. Tinnitus is constant, abnormal ear noise when there is no corresponding external sound present. Most sufferers of tinnitus describe the noise as a ringing sound. But this can vary from person to person. Tinnitus is more common than you think. Statistics shows...

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How Acupuncture Works for Stress Relief?

Acupuncture for Stress and Depression

Australian Bureau of Statistics released figures showing that stress levels in Australians are peaking more than ever. According to a study on stress and wellbeing run by the Australian Psychological Society (APS) in 2014, almost two in five Australians reported experiencing symptoms of depression. In 2015, anxiety symptoms were the highest they have ever been in the five years of the survey by APS. Acupuncture for stress relief can be a great way to help with stress naturally. What are...

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How does acupuncture help with infertility?

Acupuncture for Infertility Blog

Infertility is on the rise - one in six Australian couples suffers infertility. Since 1976, the total fertility rate for Australia has been below replacement level. That is, the average number of babies born to a woman throughout her reproductive life has been insufficient to replace herself and her partner. How can acupuncture help with infertility? Research showing acupuncture may assist in supporting specific fertility treatments There is some research evidence that acupuncture for infertility and Chinese medicine treatment may...

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Chinese Herbal Medicine Therapy

Services - Chinese Herbal Medicine

Chinese Herbal Medicine is an ancient system of healthcare which can be traced back to more than two thousand years since its introduction. It takes a natural and holistic approach to healthcare and is trusted by people from a wide range of cultural and social backgrounds. Chinese herbal medicines are generally considered as safe but occasionally may be associated with possible adverse reactions in individual cases. They must be taken as directed by qualified Chinese Medicine practitioners. Chinese herbal medicines...

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