Acupuncture In Pregnancy

The use of acupuncture during pregnancy can help manage and assist in many ways.  Some of the common use of acupuncture for the assistant in pregnancy are       Nausea, vomiting and dry retching

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Endometriosis – A Chinese Medicine Perspective

Endometriosis is a condition in which the endometrium lining (interior lining of the uterus) is found outside of the uterine cavity causing inflammation, adhesion and cysts. It is estimated that endometriosis

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Eczema from a Chinese Medicine Perspective

Eczema, also known a dermatitis is a debilitating skin condition that affects 1 in 3 Australasian (Eczema Association of Australia). Eczema can occur in any stages of life starting as young as early childhood

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Between Movement and Stillness by Dr Jacqueline Heng

 In Chinese medicine, the Heart house the Mind (Shen), the seat of consciousness and intelligence.  What we think, feel, express and sense are manifestation of our Shen.  The Heart is also

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How Chinese Medicine Assists with Natural Conception

Falling pregnant isn’t always easy for some women. It’s a journey that often begins with excitement and can turn into an ongoing challenge fraught with stress and feelings of guilt or blame.  Fertility

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Known Causes for Miscarriages

Miscarriages, unfortunately, can happen for a number of reasons. Couples who have experienced one or multiple miscarriages may have been told that the reason why it happened cannot be explained (what is

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Early Pregnancy Care with Chinese Medicine and Acupuncture

In our recent article ‘Preventing Miscarriages with Chinese Medicine and Acupuncture here, it was discussed how early pregnancy care is one of the prerequisites in preventing the likelihood of a miscarriage. This

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Preventing Miscarriages 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. This is mainly due

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Dr. Scott Ling on the Coronavirus and Strengthening your Immune Response

The intent of this article is to inform you about the recent outbreaks of coronavirus and explain various preventative measures that you can take to protect yourself. Continue reading to learn more about

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ABC News called out the IVF Industry. This is what Dr Scott Ling had to say.

Earlier this week, ABC News published an article on the IVF industry and the stories many men and women, who had undergone IVF, had to share. Stories that have gone untold. Until now. “The whole

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Treating Ovarian Hyperstimulation Syndrome (OHSS) with Acupuncture

By now you would have learnt about Ovarian Hyperstimulation Syndrome or OHSS, the symptoms, the risks and when it can occur in your IVF journey. In this article, we’re going to focus less on these details

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Life with Spasticity – A Physiotherapist’s Perspective

The impact of spasticity varies from person to person, it could be clinically present but have no impact on your function or it could be a large increase in tone that can affect your quality of life.What

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Acupuncture Cancer Treatment Through Pulse Diagnosis – Dr Ling’s Latest Upskill

On 21 & 22, August 2018, Dr Scott Ling attended a 2 day seminar in Melbourne. The seminar topic was acupuncture cancer treatment based on pulse diagnosis.  This seminar was presented by 80 year

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Dr Ling Completes His Zhu’s ER Scalp Acupuncture Internship

On the 13th of November 2017, Dr Ling commenced a 6 day internship for Zhu’s Scalp Acupuncture. The internship took place at the prestigious JinJiang Hospital in Fujian, China.What makes this internship

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Giving Birth – The Chinese Medicine Way

When the body goes into labour it produces natural hormonesThese natural labour hormones helps ensure a smooth and painless birth.Yes it is possible!When labour is medically induced a combination of drugs

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PPPD Treatment: It’s Not Just in Your Head

A patient of mine was recently presented with symptom of dizziness. My diagnosis was Persistent Postural-Perceptual Dizziness (PPPD).PPPD is relatively “recent” diagnosis. PPHD will be listed in the

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MTHFR GENE MUTATION: Latest TCM Treatment

What is MTHFR and what is the MTHFR gene mutation treatment?MTHFR is an enzyme that adds a methyl group to folic acid to make it usable by the body.The process of methylation also involves the enzyme from

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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 bad will this

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Dr Ling’s Navel Acupuncture Internship in Wenzhou, China

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 the chief doctor at the

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Vestibular Workshop: Sustain Health Gets More Balanced

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 Paul Noone conducted the

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What Is Hypomenorrhoea and What Are the Causes?

 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 of hypomenorrhoea include:hormonal

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

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 University of Traditional Chinese

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Simply Put… If It Feels Right, Do It!

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. It can become difficult

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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 in

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Dr Scott Ling Passes His PhD Panel Review

Professor Li Sai Mei & Dr Scott LingFor 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’. It is the highest

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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 informationstoring

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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 Law,

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