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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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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

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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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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

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Dr Scott Ling Passes His PhD Panel Review

Professor 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’. It is

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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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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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Congee: What Everyone Ought to Know

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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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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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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Doctor Ling Travels To Shanghai To Study Zhu’s Scalp Acupuncture

Doctor Scott Ling has recently returned from Shanghai following a 5-day Zhu’s Scalp Acupuncture course with Professor Ming Qing Zhu.

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Alopecia Areata Treatment With Traditional Chinese Medicine

About: Alopecia Areata Treatment Alopecia areata is an autoimmune disease whereby hair is lost from the body, usually from the scalp. The main focus of acupuncture and herbal medicine is to restore or

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Sciatica Treatment: A Traditional Chinese Medicine Approach

Sciatica Treatment: About Sciatica refers to pain that radiates down the sciatic nerve. The sciatic nerve is the longest and thickest single nerve in the human body, with a diameter of less than 2.5 cm

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Acupuncture Treatment For Post-traumatic Stress Disorder

Post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) is disturbing, distressing and unfair. It is an anxiety disorder that affects about a quarter of people who have experienced a life trauma.

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Acupuncture in Melbourne To Guangzhou: Dr Ling Learns From Dr Pan

Dr Scott Ling, who practices Acupuncture in Melbourne, travelled to Guangzhou earlier this month to attend a seminar on Pulse Diagnosis, held by Dr Pan Xiaochuan.

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Knee Pain Treatment and Relief with Acupuncture

Knee pain treatment is commonly sought after by active adolescents and adults, and especially among athletes. Acupuncture is an effective and proven pain management solution, however

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Lower Back Pain Treatment with Traditional Chinese Medicine and Acupuncture

  Lower back pain (LBP) or lumbago is a condition that affects 80-85% of individuals at least once during their lifetime. Lumbago is defined as nonspecific lower back pain or discomfort located

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Sustain Health’s Doctor Ling Learns from Prof. Zhu

  During the past week, Doctor Scott Ling has been training in Shanghai, China, under the guidance of the masterful Prof. Ming Qing Zhu of ‘Zhu’s Scalp Acupuncture’, which has been translated into

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Enlarged Prostate: Managing the Symptoms with Traditional Chinese Medicine

  Benign Prostatic Hyperplasia or “enlarged prostate” develops over a very long time, and therefore, is generally seen in elderly patients. As the age group increases so does the prevalence of

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Whiplash: How to Reduce the Pain With Acupuncture and Chinese Medicine

Whiplash is a neck injury that occurs due to a sudden forceful change in motion causing unrestrained whip-like movement of the head and neck. It causes inflammation and damage to the soft tissue of the

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Treating Tinnitus with Acupuncture and Chinese Medicine

Do you ever hear a ringing sound in your ears that you can’t explain? If this is a sensation you have been experiencing quite often, you might be suffering from tinnitus. Factors that trigger or

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Stomach Bloating: Treatments with Traditional Chinese Medicine

Bloating is such a common occurrence in the Sustain Health clinic. I regularly see clients who present with “fullness, discomfort, blockage or obstruction” and are unable to get relief. There

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Menopause: The Natural Treatment with Traditional Chinese Medicine

What is menopause? Menopause is the time when women’s menstrual period completely ceases, occurring when the ovaries cease producing the hormones oestrogen and progesterone. Initially symptoms of perimenopause,

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Chinese Medicine and Erectile Dysfunction

Erectile dysfunction (ED) is a debilitating condition that greatly decreases the quality of life for those afflicted. Chinese Medicine has thousands of years experience in dealing with the symptoms of

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Chinese Medicine in Dementia, Memory and Learning

  Alzheimer’s disease (AD) and dementia is a condition that affects mainly people over the age of 60. Although there are a number of treatments that can have modest improvements, especially

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Graves Disease (GD) and Chinese Herbal Medicine

Graves disease is an autoimmune disease that affects the thyroid often resulting in hyperthyroidism. Typical presentations include irritability, muscle weakness, sleeping issues, palpitations, a poor

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Chinese Medicine Proven to Reduce Scarring and Accelerate Wound Healing

In a recent study on wound healing and scar formation it was found that a commonly used herbal combination could accelerate healing times and reduce scar formation. The Chinese medicine combination was

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Infertility Also Rates Highly in Men

Male infertility in Australia is a widespread problem. Research shows that in up to 40% of infertility cases, the male partner is the primary cause, as well as a combination of both partners. Although

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