Insomnia

Managing “Blood” Deficiency

Managing "Blood" Deficiency

A 45year old woman came to my office suffering severe vertigo and anxiety since giving birth to her first child. She was taking western medication to help manage her symptoms, however her episodes continued. My Findings During her physical exam, her face, wrists and hands were pale. Her pulse was deep, had little strength and her blood pressure was 95/65mm Hg (low). After more tests, I concluded her primary problem was “Blood Deficiency”. Blood tests pick up information that indicate anaemia, red and white blood cell counts and more. However, they often miss signs of an overall Blood deficiency that

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Managing Insomnia With Chinese Medicine

Managing Insomnia With Chinese Medicine

In my first day of practice, a woman visited my office because she’d been five years without a full nights sleep. As you could imagine she was physically depleted. It was affecting her life at work and relationship with her husband until it got got so bad that she decided to stop pretending like everything was ok. So she applied for an assessment with me. She’s not alone, up to half of all Australians experience symptoms of insomnia. What is Insomnia? Insomnia is a difficulty falling or staying asleep. It not a disorder itself, but is a symptom of a

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