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

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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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Stroke Sequaelae and Scalp Acupuncture Recovery?

What is Stroke Sequaelae and how can Scalp Acupuncture accelerate recovery? Scalp acupuncture is very safe and one of the most effective ways to accelerate the recovery or rehabilitation from stroke sequaelae.

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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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Does Seasonality Affect Our Fertility?

According to Chinese medicine, season does have a significant impact on human reproduction and fertility for both female and male. Chinese medicine looks at our body as an energetic system that goes along

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Do You Take Responsibility for Your Own Health?

Our Health Is So Important to Us Medical advancements have developed so much—what our doctors are capable of is astounding. According to http://www.worldlifeexpectancy.com, Australia’s life expectancy

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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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Here’s a Quick Way to Say Goodbye to Your Antihistamines!

Been struggling for years with hay fever? Do you: wonder each spring how bad will this year be? think to yourself “why does this not happen to everybody” keep applying the same methods for minimal

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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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Occipital Headache: Causes, Symptoms, and Treatment

An occipital headache, also known as occipital neuralgia, is a type of a headache that affects the back of the head. The pain can be severe and debilitating, with frequent episodes. A headache is one

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Eczema: TCM Gets to The Root of the Itch

  Eczema is a skin condition that affects 1 in 3 Australians at some point in their lives. It often affects people with a history of allergic conditions such as asthma or hayfever. Eczema-prone areas

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The Skin Is Not the Boss, but It Sure Feels Like It Sometimes!

Do you itch? morning, day or night? in the elbow..on the back? on the face and scalp? the back of the knees, feet or anywhere on the body The insistence of itchy skin can be all consuming and even life

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Addiction Treatment With Ear Acupuncture and Chinese Medicine

Addiction treatment is a solution sought by many, however, in most cases, it’s success is highly dependent on the individual. Acupuncture and Chinese medicine offer an addiction treatment for suffers

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Hay Fever: Natural Ways To Manage Symptoms With Acupuncture

As a young child, I remember being sent home early from school. My hay fever was so severe, and my eye-rubbing was so relentless, that my eyes would swell up like cricket balls. It was acupuncture, at

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Natural Hay Fever Relief With Chinese Medicine

The weather is warming up, flowers are blooming, and your body is…suffering. Although Spring signifies new beginnings, it also marks the start of pollen season, and for most of us, this means one

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4 Mood Boosting Foods From Chinese Medicine

Craving for comfort food, like chocolate, is something familiar to most people. The strong desire for familiar foods to help us boost our feelings when we’re stressed, sad or experiencing certain fe...

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How To Curb Food Cravings And Achieve Weight Loss

Most of us have experienced food cravings and now experts say that this sensation is our bodies telling us that something is missing. Our brain receives messages so that we can achieve adequate levels

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