Traditional Chinese Medicine

Restoring and Maintaining Balanced Immune Health

The immune system is a complex network of cells and proteins that defends the body against infection.  A poor immune system may be acquired as a result of poor dietary and lifestyle choices, increased stress, nutrient deficiency and an imbalance of the digestive microbiome. Disease...

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Shiatsu Massage And How It Helps Reduce Stress

Stress is experienced by everyone at one point or another, and it’s becoming increasingly prevalent in the modern world.   The extent to which stress affects our mental and physical health is considerable and quite serious in some cases. High stress levels can directly cause or contribute...

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How to manage stress on a daily basis

Learning how to manage stress in positive ways is critical as stress can be the root cause of a myriad of health conditions.   Stress is common to all of us in some way, and it can be difficult to identify just how much stress we are really coping...

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Healthy Elimination

Your body has five major channels of elimination which are responsible for clearing waste products out of the body: the skin; digestive system; lymphatic system; kidneys; and lungs. Congestion in any of these channels can result in other channels having to work harder to ensure adequate...

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Fermented Foods

Dr Clancy Street recently went to a ‘Fermenting Class’at Becs Table, held by the fabulous and very knowledgeable Christine Taranto. This is her take on the new super food for digestive health. Fermentation is the breakdown and conversion of carbohydrates (sugars), naturally occurring in fresh food,...

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Do you suffer from Hay Fever?

Allergic Rhinitis or Hay Fever affects 1 in 5 people in Australia. Oriental Medicine understands allergies as a deficiency of energy in the body. The lymphatic system plays a major role in the proper functioning of the elimination of wastes and of the immune system....