Health & Wellness Blog

14/02/2019

Could Chinese medicine be the possible missing link to treating vascular dementia? A promising new clinical trial is underway in Australia

According to research from Dementia Australia, there are currently over 400,000 Australians living with dementia and vascular dementia is the second most common form of dementia after Alzheimer’s disease. Without a medical breakthrough, the number of Australians living with dementia is expect...
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12/02/2019

What is Acupuncture and what does it really involve?

If you’ve ever researched pain management, holistic medicine or relaxation, chances are you’ve come across the word acupuncture before. This word has also been thrust into the Western media spotlight with the rise of health focused celebrities and created the question, what is it and what ...
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18/06/2018

Tips on avoiding and treating cold and flu

Simple, effective things to prevent coughs, colds and flu. The portals of entry are the nostrils, mouth and throat. As we all get back to work and school where we are in contact with many people, it's almost impossible to avoid coming into contact with viruses and bacteria, including H1N1, in...
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04/10/2017

Auto Immune Response and treatment

It is possible to develop an auto immune response to anything in the body - ie: joints, organs, nerves, hormones, muscles etc. Addressing and treating this response cannot simply be based on the tissue under attack, but must also take into account the way the immune system is behaving. Autoim...
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22/03/2017

Mindfulness suggestions for work stress

If you are not working, but looking for work or studying, whatever your daily activities are you can modify these suggestions for your specific situation. Mindful morning When you wake up, take a few quiet moments to affirm you are choosing to go to work today. If you can, briefly review what you...
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03/03/2017

Suggestions for mindful eating

Paying attention to your relationship to food is important for your health. Listening to your body and observing the activity of your mind in relationship to food can help you to make and maintain healthy changes in your diet. When we are on automatic pilot, we tend to act (in this case...
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22/02/2017

Brand new evidence on the effectiveness of acupuncture

Brand new evidence report on the effectiveness of acupuncture A recent study by the Australian Acupuncture and Chinese Medicine Association Ltd (AACMA) found evidence of the effectiveness of acupuncture for 117 conditions with strong evidence of the effectiveness of 8 conditions including chronic...
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17/01/2017

Traditional Chinese medicine and psoriasis

What is psoriasis? Psoriasis is a commonly seen chronic and inflammatory skin condition that results in red, thickened, flaky patches of skin covered with silvery scales. It may also be painful and, or itchy. It can occur on different areas of the body. Commonly it is seen on the elbows, knee...
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05/12/2016

Greg Bantick’s tips for a healthy Holiday Season

It's the end of another year. For many of us, it has been a busy and eventful year. Outside our personal lives, there have been many dramatic world events that also influence us. Now comes a string of events, entertaining, cooking, cleaning, shopping, packing and more. It is a time of workpla...
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29/11/2016

Taking Chinese Herbs - An insight by Greg Bantick

People sometimes ask me if they can finish off those couple of bags from weeks ago? Generally speaking, it is best not to. The way we think about an appropriate prescription is to listen closely to and ask questions about the details of your symptoms, take your pulse, look at your tongue, may...
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