Lupus word cloud conceptThe common auto immune disorders seen and treated at Gardenvale Chinese medicine include: rheumatoid arthritis, psoriasis, Hashimoto (thyroid disorders), Crohn’s disease, Sjogren’s syndrome and alopecia. Due to  our increasingly stressful lifestyles this list is growing.

Usually diagnosis of most auto immune disorders occur after a period of ongoing stress or trauma. In turn this will deplete the Qi and weaken the constitutional health of an otherwise healthy person. This pressure and then depleting effect can often trigger immune responses which lead to such diseases as those mentioned above.

Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM) can be used in conjunction with biomedical treatments and help support the body.  TCM treatment will hopefully restore a healthy body and return a strong constitutional Qi. Treatment will involve  a combination of acupuncture and Chinese herbal medicine and life style changes will be crucial for future well being.