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Supporting a new mum post partum

Posted in 'Women's Health, Fertility & Pregnancy' on April 4, 2019

Modern research on post partum recovery





These days, a woman is usually discharged from the hospital within 24 to 48 hours after a vaginal birth but can be as little as 6 hours post birth. With a c-section birth, generally, women are kept in hospital care for 3 to 5 days. While society puts a lot of emphasis on supporting a woman during pregnancy and the birthing process, a woman might often feel unsupported in the first few weeks after birth. Often, she is being left to teac

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Menstrual pain

Posted in 'All around AcuHealth, Women's Health' on February 21, 2019

By Margi McDonald

Selfcare with Acupressure & what you can do when you suffer from menstrual pain



Menstrual pain is very common among young women. Despite the significant impact that menstrual pain has on academic attendance and performance, social activities and quality of life, most young women do not seek medical treatment but prefer to use self-care; commonly OTC analgesic medications and rest. Many women do not get significant pain relief from these methods, therefore othe

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Clean start into 2019

Posted in 'All around AcuHealth, Healthy Eating, Women's Health, Fertility & Pregnancy, Men's Health' on January 4, 2019



In our daily life, we are exposed to numerous chemicals through our food, skin & airways. According to the Endocrine Society (2019), there are over 85,000 manufactured chemicals, thousands of which may be categorised as endocrine disruptor chemicals (EDC), i.e. EDCs. These chemicals are known to impact the body's hormones, leading to infertility in males and females, breast cancer, endometriosis, abno

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Conception. It takes two.

Posted in 'Women's Health, Fertility & Pregnancy, Men's Health' on September 29, 2018




Conception. It takes two!  

Chinese medicine is assisting many women around the world in their endeavour to fall pregnant. Critical factors in women are often weight management, stress levels and overall body strength. Whether a couple aims for natural conception or eventually opts for IVF, as much as it is essential for a woman to take good care of herself - before, during and of course after birth – the same importance is attributed to the lifestyle of the male pa

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Eating in tune with your menstrual cycle

Posted in 'Women's Health, Fertility & Pregnancy' on June 12, 2018

Eating in tune with your menstrual cycle

Do you want to boost your fertility and eat more in tune with your menstrual cycle? 

The idea is in order to conceive, the lower body likes it warm. For that reason, it is essential that you reduce or better fully avoid any cold and raw foods, especially at night time. Choose room temperature water and skip the ice cream, the smoothies, yoghurt and frozen berries. Ensure that all meals at night time are warm and cooked. If you choose to have a sa

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Bone Broth

Posted in 'Healthy Eating, Women's Health, Fertility & Pregnancy, Men's Health' on November 17, 2016

Wellness professionals talk a lot about bone broth. People from different backgrounds including traditional medicines and early conventional medicine have used it extensively - in fact, in the early 20thcentury in UK hospitals it was prescribed on admission for every single patient.  In this modern day and age, where our food is convenient, quick and easy, we miss out on a lot of nutrients from short cooking times to keep up with busy lifestyles.  Bone broth is from t

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Elephant Journal Menstrual Flow Morning Juice Recipe

Posted in 'Women's Health' on November 7, 2015

 Menstrual Flow Morning Juice

When we embrace our cycles and flow as a woman, good things happen.

We listen to what our body needs; respect its ebbs and flows, and adjust accordingly. When we're menstruating, our bodies might be lower than usual on iron.

It can be such a powerful and intuitive time, and a perfect chance to really hear what you deeply do, and no not want because you are more strongly connected to your emotions... and don't we know it!

A few minutes of quite meditation

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Maca and Hormones

Posted in 'Healthy Eating, Women's Health, Fertility & Pregnancy, Men's Health' on June 23, 2015

What Exactly is Maca?

Maca Powder comes from a root, which has been utilized as a food source for hundreds of years, and many Peruvians have used it for medicinal purposes. Maca is native to the mountainous regions of Peru, being the highest altitude crop on earth, growing as high as 4300 metres above sea level.

Maca is one natural super-food that is packed with minerals, enzymes, vitamins, and almost all variants of amino acids. The maca root is full of fibre, containing 4 times more fibre

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