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Acupuncture Helps in Reducing Menopause Symptoms

Acupuncture Helps in Reducing Menopause Symptoms
16 Apr 2015

Menopause is defined as the end of last menstrual period. It occurs at median age of about fifty-three years. Change in the hormone levels during perimenopause & menopause, especially decline is oestrogen levels, may cause acute menopausal symptoms. For instance, about 30-70% women in Australia experience vasomotor symptoms like might sweats and hot flushes. Some women even report vaginal dryness as well as psychological symptoms, including sleep disturbances, tiredness, forgetfulness, loss of libido and mood swings. Median duration of the menopausal vasomotor symptoms is generally for about four years but for a few women, say ten percent women, it lasts more than twelve years. One of the most commonly used conventional medical treatment for these symptoms is HRT (Hormone ...Read More

How to Quit Smoking?

How to Quit Smoking?
10 Apr 2015

If you want to quit smoking, go for it! It is never too late! In fact, there are several benefits that you can get if you quit smoking. Here are a few quick tips for you to help you kick the habit. 1. Find an approach, which will work for you. This can either be the cold turkey approach or a gradual reduction in number of cigarettes you smoke everyday. What you can do is set a date for quitting and make sure you stick to that. If you're quitting all by yourself, its recommended that you stop smoking totally within your quite date. 2. Try to get support from your work colleagues, family and friends. Let them know that you're trying to quit. Ask smokers not to smoke in front of you or offer you any cigarette. 3. Throw all your cigarettes, lighters, ashtrays and anyt ...Read More

Strange Facts on Insomnia

Strange Facts on Insomnia
23 Mar 2015

More than a quarter of people in Australia  report occasionally that they do not get enough sleep. Losing sleep can have negative effects on health of individuals. However, researchers have found that people who get less sleep are more likely to be found in traffic accidents, are less satisfied with their works, get irritated easily and have higher rates of missed work days. Here are a few strange facts,  which help explain why people cannot fall asleep. 1. Sleep problems sometimes run in families. 2. Bugs and pets can even suffer from insomnia. Although they cannot complain of having sleeping disorders, they suffer from insomnia like humans. 3. If you often have trouble waking up on Morning morning, you may have social jet lag. This is basically a habit of foll ...Read More

Role of Acupuncture During Pregnancy, Birth & Immediate Postpartum Periods

Role of Acupuncture During Pregnancy, Birth & Immediate Postpartum Periods
06 Mar 2015

According to the TCM theory, vital energy known as Qi circulates in the body along the fourteen main energy pathways called meridians, each one linking to a particular internal organ and the organ systems. On every meridian, there are some points that function to re-establish the right energy flow. So, when any physical injury, emotional conflict, mental stress or pain occurs, the natural and healthy flow of Qi is impeded within the meridian system. Acupuncture is the only process at this time that can stimulate and balance the energy of the body for restoring health. It is the process of inserting sterile, thin needles into the specific points on the meridian. It is safe to use at the time of pregnancy as well as while breastfeeding, but only if the needles used is sterile and disposab ...Read More