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Fertility, acupuncture, Chinese medicine

Fertility acupuncture and Chinese medicine Over the last decade there has been an increased awareness around various fertility options. So what’s the low down? Lets take a look at the issues that create infertility. THE MALE FACTOR (yes they feel much better in capitals don’t they) Regardless of the causes of infertility it takes two to tango. Having a focus …

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Gluten Free Muesli

Megan’s Gluten Free Muesli                                                                                                                                                                                                                         Check out this amazing gluten free muesli recipe my partner Megan recently came up with thanks to some inspiration from  Talulah Bar in Newcastle, NSW and ‘Paleo Pete’ (Evans) Note: Recommend organic ingredients where possible Makes 2 servings: INGREDIENTS 3 tblspns               …

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Quinoa Breakfast Bowl

Quinoa breakfast bowl? Trying to get away from the traditional breakfast choices such as tea and toast or cereal, which both despite the breakfast cereal company claims have little nutrition and more cons than pros, is an issue many of my clients struggle with. ‘I need something I want to eat’ and ‘I need something quick’ are the regular comments …

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Healthy Body Healthy Mind. Which Comes First?

Healthy body – Healthy mind. Which comes first? It is a bit of a chicken and egg question really. Does a healthy body lead to a healthy mind or a healthy mind lead to a healthy body? It can be difficult to ascertain which is the most important. We know in all forms of medicine that exercise and a healthy …

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Chronic pain and Chinese medicine

Chronic Pain and Chinese Medicine Chronic pain is traditionally seen as pain that lasts more then 12 weeks however if any of you have experienced a pain condition lasting more than 2 weeks you will know how debilitating it can be. Pain not only affects the physical body but also the mental and emotional state. Depression and anxiety are two …

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Diet advice – Chia seed porridge

Check out this delicious Chia seed porridge – Newcastle bound Getting your day started with a good breakfast is the way to make sure you get the best out of you and are able to do the things you need to. This delicious Chia seed porridge is just the ticket. It’s super healthy and tasty to boot. We forget that …

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Combat winter depression

Winter depression and Chinese medicine Okay, so we aren’t called ‘The Sunny Country’ for nothing. The idea of winter blues aka SAD Seasonal Affected Depression seems a little far fetched compared to the lands of eternal darkness far to our north. But a change in daylight can have a dramatic effect on our moods. I know from my own perspective …

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Don’t freak out this spring

Don’t freak out this spring It may not have happened yet. But in a month or so, you may want to shed some winter kilos to look good in your bikini or budgie smugglers. Or it could be something else. Whatever it is, a natural urge to tidy up your act is likely to come in around September. With more …

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The not-so-early bird

The not-so-early bird Okey dokey. Our last e-news letter suggested making your spring changes early. Have you done this?  If not, that’s okay. I’ll let you in on a secret: You are human. Still, now that winter is over, are you still itching to look and feel better? If so, I am here to help ‘spring clean’ your health. But …