Anti-Colic Diet

Colic, or the inconsolable crying and fussing of babies, can be unsettling for both children and parents alike. Of course all babies cry, but it is considered “problem crying” if it totals three hours a day or more, more than three … Continue reading

Period Pain

Do periods have to be painful? No! Periods do not have to be a pain, or painful. The female period is a natural fact of life and a necessity for reproduction and the survival of our human species. Then why … Continue reading

Hay Hay Hay Fever

Traditional Chinese medicine pays close attention to the yearly seasonal changes and the effects they have on your health. Spring represents a time of growth, movement and change. Moving from the harsh features of winter into spring can be a … Continue reading

Spring Has Sprung!

Finally we can wake and shake off the dregs of the cold damp winter. The arrival of spring brings warmer temperatures and less frost, the trees begin to bud and flower and the grass starts to grow. In Chinese medicine … Continue reading

Common Sense To Beat The Common Cold

Did you know you have ‘wind points’ at the back of your neck and at the base of your skull? This is usually not common knowledge. However, according to Traditional Chinese medicine these ‘wind points’ are commonly affected by over-exposure … Continue reading

How to Stay Awesome Through Autumn

As the seasons change, so do your health needs. With just a few small adjustments to your activity levels and food habits you can keep in tune with the seasonal changes and stay healthy and awesome through autumn. According to … Continue reading

Anxious Christmas Cheer!

Anxiety is a normal reaction to stress. It’s safe to say all of us have from time to time suffered some level of anxiety and stress, particularly at this time of the year. Trying to manage tasks before the year’s … Continue reading

Fructose on the Nose

Irritable Bowel Syndrome & Fructose Malabsorption Irritable bowel syndrome (IBS) and digestive complaints are difficult to treat from a Western medical perspective. Sufferers will commonly seek the help of complementary alternative health practitioners and solutions, in particular Chinese herbal medicine … Continue reading

Catching Something for your Holiday!

Ever become unwell on day two of your holidays? Isn’t this the most annoying thing! It is ever so common to get a cold, stomach bug or other viral/bacterial infections while being on holiday. Patients frequently speak of not wanting to … Continue reading