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Spring, Hayfever and the Liver

August 30, 2017

A Chinese Medicine Explanation In Chinese Medicine, Spring is the season of the Wood element and the Liver organ system. Both Spring and the Wood element are associated with rejuvenation and new growth. Just as you can see new growth appearing on trees and plants after going into a dormant state over winter, this is […]

Turmeric and Depression

August 7, 2017

Turmeric and Depression: What does the research say? Did you know that there is now evidence to support the use of turmeric extracts in the management of major depression? A recent review of the available research was published showing positive benefit for patients suffering from major depression. And the good thing is that turmeric extracts […]

Pregnancy Osteopathy

July 24, 2017

Find out what our Osteopaths can do for you At Essendon Natural Health, our Registered Osteopaths, Dr. Sonia Dolatian and Dr. Amy Ly, have a special interest in working with pregnant women. They both see a large number of these cases, assisting in the management of various aches and pains that commonly present in pregnancy. […]

New study shows Acupuncture enhances weight loss

July 5, 2017

“Can acupuncture help me loose weight”? This is a common question we here at the clinic. So to answer that, lets look to the science. New research has found that acupuncture could be effective as a tool to aid weight loss. Carried out by the School of Chinese Medicine (SCM) of Hong Kong Baptist University […]

Science for Acupuncture?

June 19, 2017

What Does The Latest Science Say About Acupuncture? According to a major recent review of all the scientific research to date, acupuncture now has good evidence that it is effective for relieving the symptoms of 8 conditions, with moderate evidence supporting acupuncture in relieving the symptoms of a further 38 conditions. In addition, the evidence […]

Double the Success Rate of IVF

May 17, 2017

Acupuncture Doubles the Success Rate of IVF In a recent study conducted by Homerton University Hospital in London 160 female patients undergoing IVF were placed into two groups; one group having four sessions of acupuncture over the course of the IVF cycle and the other having standard IVF without acupuncture. Results showed that 46.2% of […]