Hay Fever: Prevent & Manage With Chinese Medicine

Although spring signifies new beginnings, it also marks the start of pollen season…   …and for most of us, this means one thing – hay fever.   Do you:   wonder each spring how

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Dr Ling’s Navel Acupuncture Internship in Wenzhou, China

Reading time: 00:02:42 Last week, Dr Ling travelled to WenZhou China. This 5 day trip was for a navel acupuncture internship in a clinic in WenZhou. Dr Ling and colleagues are receiving instruction from

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Vestibular Workshop: Sustain Health Gets More Balanced

Reading time: 00:01:41 Dr Woon Jee Tio and Dr Scott Ling recently attended a 2 day neuroscience workshop. Located in Melbourne, the workshop focused on the vestibular system. Dr Danielle Gregory and Dr

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Acupuncture for Birth Induction: Delivered the Easy Way

Reading time: 00:01:53 There are only a sum of things that you may only do a small number of times in your life. Giving birth, would not be on the bottom of the list of pivotal life moments.  So it is

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Turn the Tables! Adapt These Concepts for Better Health

Reading time: 00:01:32 One of my more enlightening moments was in the early days of my professional development. A light bulb went off when I was first introduced to the two concepts of efficacy and effectiveness.

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What Is Hypomenorrhoea and What Are the Causes?

Reading time: 00:01:52   What is hypomenorrhoea and what are the causes? How we treat hypomenorrhoea with Chinese medicine. Hypomenorrhoea is simply a light period or scanty menstruation. Possible causes

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It’s Official: Read About Dr Ling’s Outstanding PhD Graduation

Reading time: 00:01:35   Dr Ling has finished the hard work and the celebration is complete!   On the 14 May 2017, Dr Ling passed his PhD panel interview. This review took place at the Guangzhou

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Simply Put… If It Feels Right, Do It!

Reading time: 00:01:50 Many of us get confused and overloaded with health regimes and advice. Managing diet, exercise, rest, work, relationships, medicines etc…. all have an impact on our well-being.

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Indoor vs Outdoor Running – The Pros and Cons

Oh, the cold chilly mornings! The other day, when I woke up to 6 degrees outside, I stepped out to my garden all rugged up, runners on…. then the cold hit my face! It reminded me of the mornings

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Dr Scott Ling Passes His PhD Panel Review

Reading time: 00:01:02Professor Li Sai Mei & Dr Scott Ling For the past 3 years Dr Ling has been working on his PhD.   A PhD stands for ‘Doctor of Philosophy’, sometimes referred to as a ‘doctorate’.

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Dr Ling Attends Zhu’s Scalp Acupuncture Seminar in Kuala Lumpur

Last week, Dr Ling attended a 4 day Zhu’s Scalp Acupuncture (ZSA) seminar held in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. The focus was on neurological conditions, pain management and acupuncture anaesthesia. Also

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Parkinson’s and Scalp Acupuncture Treatment

For those suffering from Parkinson’s Disease the outlook can often look bleak.  There is no known cure for Parkinson’s. This progression is usually relentless over the remaining years of a

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Generate 700 New Brain Cells EVERYDAY

Your brain has the capability to generate around 700 new brain cells EVERYDAY … The area of the brain responsible for this is known as the hippocampus. This hippocampus handles: learning new information storing

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The Cause of Heavy Periods [Menorrhagia]

Menorrhagia: the medical term for menstrual periods with abnormally heavy or prolonged bleeding. Women who suffer from heavy periods find it quite distressing when period time comes. It can disrupt their

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Dr Pritchard and Dr Yu Complete ‘Jing Fang’ Course

At Sustain Health, all practitioners are relentless in finding opportunities to up skill. By upgrading our professional knowledge we can offer the best patient treatment outcome.   Under the National

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Recovery from Bell’s Palsy – even after 6 months

In my clinical experience, I have seen many positive results for the treatment of Bell’s Palsy. The time frame for a full recovery when using Acupuncture and herbal medicine can be within a few months. The

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Separation of the Abs After Pregnancy

I recently received a query from one of our patients. After pregnancy, what exercises can I do when experiencing separation of the abs! This has led me to search the available material on the internet.

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What Dr Woon Jee Tio and the Karate Kid Have in Common!

Well! They both are known for standing on one leg—and they are both clearly defenders of good. Dr Woon Jee’s goal in life is solely to protect your health and boost your longevity! As a master of all

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When Is It Best to Use a Heat or Cold Pack?

“It was hurting so much, so I took some painkillers and had a hot pack on…” This is one of the most common responses I get in my practice when asked about relieving factors with patients that are

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How to Treat Hashimoto’s Thyroiditis With Chinese Medicine?

Hashimoto thyroiditis is one of the most common thyroid diseases I come across in my clinical practice at Sustain Health. In this article, we will look at the effects of emotional damage and over-ambitious

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How Chinese Medicine and acupuncture Can Treat Myasthenia Gravis

What is Myasthenia Gravis? Myasthenia Gravis is a chronic autoimmune disease. According to NIH the disease is characterised by varying degrees of weakness of the skeletal muscles of the body. So what is

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What is Perinatal Anxiety and Depression?

In this article we discuss the current reality in our society of Perinatal anxiety and depression. What are the symptoms and what does this look like on a day to day basis. Unbeknown to some, Chinese medicine

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Adrenal Fatigue Treatment With Chinese Medicine

Adrenal fatigue syndrome is a common stress-related disorder, in which the symptoms are strongly influenced by circulating cortisol levels. Particularly when living in Melbourne, the world’s most liveable

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Hyperthyroidism, Is This Your Life Now?

Are you living with hyperthyroidism? Do you still have: Warm and clammy skin. Insomnia. Weight loss. Nervousness and agitation. Increased heart rate or palpitations. If so you are probably wondering

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Hypothyroidism, Why Thyroxine May Not Solve the Problem

Is this your life right now! The Doctor has diagnosed you with hypothyroidism and you received a treatment of Thyroxine—BUT the symptoms are still real. Or perhaps things have worked in reverse. more

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What Everyone Ought to Know About Congee!

In this blog post we will be chatting about the amazing life-giving congee. what it will do for your health a look at the legends who created it why we recommend you should eat it. how to cook it. a

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Treating Asthma The Natural Way: Feel Better, Breathe Deeper

For many people, treating asthma is something they have had to live with since early childhood. Often developing alongside, or after bouts of eczema, asthma follows a very similar process—the body’s

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Important Chinese Dietary Advice: Should Our Food Be Raw or Cooked?

In the upcoming weeks, we will be releasing a post on congee and it’s importance to your health. So we thought a little pre-frame might be useful on some basics of Traditional Chinese Dietary theory. Hopefully,

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How to Prevent Miscarriage With Chinese Medicine.

Miscarriage is one of the most common infertility conditions that we see in our everyday clinical practice. Almost 25% of pregnancies are lost within the first 12 weeks of gestation. When assessing these

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Quit Smoking With Acupuncture – Everything You Need to Know

You don’t have to wait for the New Year to get started on your health resolutions such as quitting smoking. Acupuncture can help curb nicotine cravings and give you the much-needed willpower and stamina

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