Acupuncture and Chinese herbal medicine have been used for centuries to support fertility and improve the chances of successful pregnancy. In recent years, these traditional therapies have also been used in conjunction with in vitro fertilisation (IVF) to increase the chances of successful pregnancy. Acupuncture is believed to help regulate… Read More »How do Acupuncture and Chinese herbal medicine support the IVF process?
Many people are not aware that there are numerous Traditional Chinese medicine products you can use safely at home at times when you might not be able to see your acupuncture practitioner in person. I have compiled a round-up of the most common products for you that are available to… Read More »8 Traditional Chinese Medicine products you can use safely at home
Movement: Get regular, moderate exercise. Regular exercise helps keep our immune system healthy and builds lung capacity and endurance. Breaking a sweat on a regular basis allows our body to excrete toxins that don’t get cleared as well through other channels. Many of us will have been stuck in our… Read More »Movement
Get plenty of sleep. Even before this coronavirus crisis changed our lives, sleep disorders were one of the most common reasons people sought medical care. With increased stress and uncertainty, even those who previously slept well may come to find it challenging to get adequate rest. Do some research and… Read More »Sleep and rest
Eating: Avoid over consuming foods that cause “dampness.” In Chinese medicine, dampness is the translation of a term that refers to an overaccumulation of fluid. Swelling, cysts, excess phlegm and mucus, and too much fluid in the lungs (pneumonia) are all forms of dampness. Chinese medicine doctors treating coronavirus in… Read More »Eating
These are interesting times indeed. Though we’re not even four months into the Year of the Rat, this animal known best as a carrier of plagues has already made an indelible mark. Whole countries are shut down, the stock market is in a tailspin, and many facts are getting lost… Read More »Interesting times indeed