Category Archives for Allergies and Autoimmune

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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How to Treat Hashimoto’s Thyroiditis With Chinese Medicine!

Hashimoto’s thyroiditis is one of the most common thyroid diseases I treat. I regularly come across it in my clinical practice at Sustain Health.  In this article, we will consider two important

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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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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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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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Alopecia Areata Treatment With Traditional Chinese Medicine

About: Alopecia Areata TreatmentAlopecia 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 improve

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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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Treatment of Eczema through Chinese Medicine

For many people recurrent skin conditions are an ongoing challenge that can be very difficult to obtain any respite from at all. The overuse of steroid creams, anti-histamines and other harsh remedies

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Using Chinese Medicine to Treat Lupus

  Systemic Lupus Erythmeatous, which is often called SLE, is an autoimmune disease in which the immune system attacks the body, leading to inflammation and damage of the joints, skin, kidneys, heart,

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Treating Crohns Disease and Ulcerative Colitis With Chinese Medicine

With this month being Crohn’s and Colitis Awareness Month in Australia, I would like to take this opportunity to write and share some information about how Chinese medicine can help in the management

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Treat Systemic Lupus Erythematosus (SLE) with Chinese Medicine

Systemic Lupus Erythematosus, simply called as Lupus is an autoimmune disease that attacks various organs of the body. It is difficult to be diagnosed but Traditional Acupuncture and Chinese Medicines

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Treating Rheumatoid Arthritis with Chinese Medicine

We are recently coming across the term “autoimmune disease” on a regular basis! Rheumatoid Arthritis is similar to that of Myasthenia Gravis (which is an autoimmune neuromuscular disorder). We spoke

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