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It’s Springtime in Brisbane – Time for Rejuvenation

Spring has sprung in Brisbane. September is here, and the days are getting longer, warmer and more colourful. The jacarandas, the red flame trees, the golden flowers of the silky oak, and the purple-pink bougainvillea – all are luring us outside, where the Brisbane Festival is kicking off.  Around the world, Spring is a time of …

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Challenges In Our Environment
Dealing with Environmental and Emotional Toxicity

Environmental toxicityGlobal warming, bushfires out of control, hurricanes and cyclones, floods, polluted waterways, endangered species, melting icecaps – these are some of the environmental issues that are confronting our world today. With increasing warnings from scientists, we are more aware than ever before about the urgent need for action. We are all trying to do …

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Dealing with Environmental and Emotional Toxicity
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Anxiety and Depression and how Acupuncture can Help

As the COVID pandemic wreaks havoc on our world, levels of anxiety and depression have soared, as people try to adjust in this new world. In the next two blogs, we will be looking at these two common mental health conditions, to understand more about the causes and symptoms, and how acupuncture can help. In …

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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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