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Common Colds – Brisbane

It’s the time of the year again, we have entered the cold and flu season.
For many of us, colds and flu are just another part of life that we have to suffer through with trips to the Dr, swallowing cold and flu tablets, sore throat lozenges and cough syrup. Admittedly, social distancing and improved hand hygiene in recent times have lowered the infection rate significantly. However, we are still vulnerable to catching colds.

Irritable Bowel Syndrome (IBS)

What is Irritable Bowel Syndrome?  Around one in five Australians experience symptoms of IBS at some time. Classified as a functional gastrointestinal disorder, IBS is characterised by recurrent abdominal pain, bloating and abnormal bowel habits, often alternating constipation and diarrhea. Women are more prone to IBS, and symptoms often first occur in adulthood. It can …

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Allergic Rhinitis (Hay Fever) And Acupuncture

It’s the time of the year again. With the change in season, allergic rhinitis is on the rise.  What is allergic rhinitis? Commonly known as hay fever, allergic rhinitis occurs when the nose and eyes are coming into contact with allergens such as pollen, dust mite, moulds and animal dander. The body’s immune system recognises and then …

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Can Acupuncture Help Migraine? Discover How Acupuncture Helps And Prevents Migraine Headaches

What is a migraine? Migraine is a common neurological disease that can be very disabling. It is typically a throbbing headache, usually on one side. It can be associated with nausea and vomiting and increased sensitivity to light and sound. What are the triggers? Triggers differ from person to person, but they can include: Environmental …

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How Can A Healthy Weight Help You To Conceive?

Weight Loss and Fertility   Did you know that weight issues in women, both underweight and overweight, are a major contributing factor of infertility?   Being underweight or overweight can significantly disrupt the reproductive system. It can cause menstrual dysfunction leading to anovulation and infertility (1). A decrease or increase of adipose tissue (body fat) in underweight/overweight women may disrupt …

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