General Health

How does Chinese medicine treat a persistent cough that you cannot get rid of?

Coughing is a very common health issue treated in our clinic with traditional Chinese medicine (TCM) and acupuncture. A persistent cough can be a major health symptom experienced during any season and it may be especially worse in winter and spring. In this article, we are going to briefly discuss how Chinese medicine diagnoses and […]

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How to keep your body cool and balanced in summer?

It is very helpful to know how hot and dry weather affects your body, so that you can recognise symptoms of overheating and keep your body balanced in summer. Especially in Western Australia, summers are hot, dry and windy with very little rain. The following organs and symptoms are most commonly affected by the hot summer weather. Which internal organs […]

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Health check: which symptoms indicate that your Kidney function is weak?

The Kidneys are very important organs for the body according to traditional Chinese medicine. They are located on both sides of your lower back. Chinese medicine regards the Kidneys like the roots of a tree. Functionally, they are in charge of growth and development, reproduction and circulation, especially for the lower part of the body. They […]

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Hypothyroidism and Hyperthyroidism: how does Chinese medicine treat thyroid disorders?

In my over 30 years of clinical practice, I have realised that most thyroid issues can be helped by identifying and treating certain internal organ disorders. According to traditional Chinese medicine, we don’t just treat your thyroid gland but the body as a whole. Therefore, to rebalance your thyroid function, it is very important to find […]

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Do you know your body’s Chinese medicine constitution?

Traditional Chinese medicine considers that everyone’s physical constitution is different. Your constitution is much more than just your body shape. A person’s constitution is associated with genetic and also post-natal influences, which includes your environment, diet, profession, emotional influences and relationships. 1. Why is it important to know your type of constitution? Chinese medicine recognises that […]

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