Interested in learning more about holistic health and some of the conditions we treat at the Wholistic Medical Centre? Check out our latest articles on the blog.

The following articles should provide you with a great deal of information. As always, please feel free to contact us with any questions or concerns.

How accurate are fertility and period tracker apps at predicting ovulation?

Thousands of Australian women who are trying to conceive use smart phone or mobile tablet apps to track their menstrual cycles so that they can time intercourse at the prime time to achieve pregnancy. Others use the apps as a technical contraceptive guide to avoid unwanted pregnancy. Among adults, they are the fourth most downloaded […]

Wholistic Approach to Pregnancy Complications and Miscarriage

Pregnancy complications and miscarriage So you’ve decided you’re ready to start a family… all begins well, you fall pregnant easily but sadly you have a miscarriage. You prepare yourself and start again, understanding that sometimes maintaining a pregnancy can be difficult. This is Simone’s* story. A 35-year old university lecturer, living a busy but healthy […]

Ten Top Tips for Nausea During Pregnancy

Early pregnancy is an exciting time, however it can also be a challenging time, especially when there is daily nausea. Many women often experience some nausea and in some cases there can be vomiting as well. While this has been known as “morning sickness” most women will tell you that it is rarely restricted to […]

Where are we up to with medicinal cannabis?

  Is it legal?     Medical practitioners in Australia can legally prescribe medicinal cannabis through regulated pathways such as the Special Access Scheme Category B and the Authorised Prescriber Scheme. These pathways are typically used by doctors for unapproved medicines. Dr Vicki Kotsirilos, Victorian GP and Integrative Medicine Practitioner, became Australia’s first authorised GP prescriber of medicinal […]

Welcome to Rebecca Bau

We would like to extend a warm welcome to Rebecca Bau to Wholistic Medical Centre. Rebecca is locuming for Rebecca Mar Young while she is away on maternity leave from August 2019 to March 2020.     Rebecca is a Chinese medicine practitioner, who integrates eastern life philosophies into everyday health and wellbeing with practices […]

When your baby is breech in the final weeks of pregnancy …. Acupuncture, TCM and massage may help.

When baby won’t turn

Massage to the rescue when shoulder pain gets in the way

 Men, women, and teens can experience restricted movement due to shoulder pain Shoulder pain can impact on your day. It can disrupt your sleep and make the simplest actions like brushing your hair or reaching for items on the top shelf of the pantry unbearable. What can be done to break the cycle of shoulder […]

Healthy Green Soup recipe

Ingredients 1 Fennel bulb 1 Head of broccoli 1 Zucchini 1 Bunch of English Spinach 1 Bunch of Parsley – keep a little parsley to garnish. 4 Cloves of garlic 1 Tbspn olive oil 1 Tin of Chickpeas 440g 2-3 cups of stock (Vege or chicken – you choose) Salt & pepper to taste Optional […]

How my ebike, affectionately known as “The Beast”, changed my world

On a trip to Canberra I hired an ebike to ”pootle” around (a term I had not come across before but my friend assured me was the correct description for ambling around on a bicycle with no express purpose or intention). It was love at first sight – the Kalkhoff was a step-through with a […]

Thyroid problems – living beyond “normal”

The thyroid gland is an extremely important gland which regulates a number of complex hormonal reactions. Because of the complexity of its inter-reactions it is readily poorly diagnosed and managed.

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