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Meet the Practitioner – Dr Jacqueline Heng (TCM), Eastential Chinese Medicine

WHAT IS TRADITIONAL CHINESE MEDICINE TCM encompasses both acupuncture and herbal medicine. It treats the body holistically so we see patterns in signs and symptoms. We take into consideration the four seasons, diet and lifestyle so everything comes into play – as opposed to just treating the main complaint. When you visit your TCM practitioner [...]

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Winter and Traditional Chinese Medicine by Jacqueline Heng

The cold, wet and windy change in Melbourne weather signals the arrival of winter.  As we head deeper into the colder months, we find ourselves increasingly spending more time indoors. There is a need for more rest and sleep and a noticeable decrease in outdoor activities.  Winter represents the most Yin aspect of the four [...]

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Grounding

Ever wondered why you feel so good after a barefoot walk?

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Five Reasons Why Sugar Contributes to Weight Gain

By Sachiko Giorgilli Your body burns sugar to provide you with the energy necessary for life. Many foods are broken down into sugar in the body through the conversion of long and complex sugars called polysaccharides into short and simple sugars called monosaccharaides, such as glucose. There are 5 main ways sugar can sabotage your [...]

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