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January 5, 2021

Written by Tara Brooks (Naturopath) Polycystic ovarian syndrome or PCOS for short is a disorder that affects up to 20% of women of reproductive age. PCOS is a syndrome, which suggests there are a number of symptoms that are linked to this disorder and if you present with a handful of the symptoms, then you […]

January 3, 2021

Written by Danielle Toranto (Chinese Medicine Practitioner) Most of us have heard of Holistic medicine- but what is it and how does it compare to other approaches in medicine?? Such as Reductionism ‘Holism’ is an approach in Medicine where any symptom or disease is seen as part of something larger or part of a whole. […]

December 14, 2020

Written by Nicolette Truscott (Acupuncturist/ Chinese Medicine Practitioner In Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM) thinking, summer is a predominantly yang time of year. The energies of this season are outward and expansive; the pinnacle of growth and abundance. It is a time where we are manifesting what was cultivated in spring. It is a time of […]

December 4, 2020

Written by Hannah Sutton (Chinese Medicine Practitioner) There is a growing trend where more & more couples are finding it difficult to fall pregnant.  When it comes to issues with fertility, most solutions are focused on the woman in the equation.  However, the health of the father-to-be is an equally important factor in getting pregnant.  […]

November 20, 2020

Written by Danielle Toranto  (Acupuncturist, Chinese Medicine Practitioner) Our focus for this month is on men’s health; so why not on emotion? Do you need a reason to reset? Take a couple of slow, mindful breaths and have a read about how our emotions can affect our body and mind… The Chinese have long held […]

September 30, 2020

Written By Nicolette Truscott – Chinese Medicine Practitioner Let’s face it, the majority of us have been staring at far too many screens recently. With a lot of industries having to move our working days online and lockdowns making the escape to Netflix seem so appealing, our poor eyes have been getting a workout! And […]

September 17, 2020

Written By Tara Brooks – Naturopath Oestrogen dominance is a common issue for women and is associated with either a higher than normal levels of oestrogen, or that the ratio of oestrogen to progesterone is out of balance. Both of these hormones play major roles in the female reproductive cycle. Oestrogen dominance results in symptoms […]

August 31, 2020

Written by Tara Brooks – Naturopath What is causing your Acne? I have had an influx of clients in the last few months presenting with acne. In this blog, let’s discover the 5 main channels of toxin elimination and how to naturally work with your body to address acne issues. When it comes to acne, […]

July 31, 2020

Written by Danielle Toranto – Acupuncturist / Chinese Medicine Practitioner One of the things that has come to mind for me personally in my practice is how well are we able to digest what is happening around us at the present moment? Certainly we could not have predicted the current situation and it is ever […]

June 29, 2020

Written by Hannah Sutton  (Chinese Medicine/Acupuncture) According to the philosophy of Chinese Medicine, Winter represents the utmost of Yin.  The nature of Winter is a slow, dark, cool, inward moving season – all things Yin. Winter is associated with the water element and the energy of the Kidney, Bladder and Adrenals. It is a time […]

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