How Diet can Contribute to Mental-Emotional Problems in Chinese Medicine

October 02, 2018 - by enrica - in Conditions, Diet Therapy

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In Chinese Medicine, diet can be a contributing factor to someone who has mental-emotional problems, including conditions such as depression, anxiety and insomnia. The aspects of diet which apply to Western patients are: excessive consumption of hot energy foods; excessive consumption of Damp-producing foods; excessive consumption of cold-energy foods; irregular eating habits; and insufficient eating.

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Why don’t I seem to absorb fluid?

September 15, 2018 - by enrica - in Conditions

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Water is a major part of the human body and every system in the body depends on water. For example, blood is 83% water, muscles are 75% water, the brain is 74% water and even bone has a significant amount of water at 22%. The joints in the body are lubricated by water and water

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What’s the Link Between Digestive Health and Mental/Emotional Health in Chinese Medicine?

September 02, 2018 - by enrica - in Conditions

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Dr Giles Sadler has written about the connections between our digestive health and our mental and emotional health, and the best herbal formulas to help you feel better. Enjoy the read below: It seems to be common sense that our happiness affects our health, particularly our digestion. And language has many examples of comparing mental

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Are You Missing Two Key Nutrients in Your Diet to Manage Migraines?

July 03, 2018 - by enrica - in Conditions, Diet Therapy, Lifestyle

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Migraines are a debilitatingly painful condition that affects up to 3 million Australians each year [1]. Usually it’s experienced as a one-sided throbbing or pulsating that is at least moderately intense. It is sometimes accompanied by light-sensitivity and nausea and vomiting, and for many people, doesn’t go away even with medication until they have slept

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Foods to Relieve Coughing

August 19, 2017 - by enrica - in Conditions, Diet Therapy

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In Chinese Medicine and many other cultures with a traditional healing modality, food is medicine. If you eat the right foods, it can help you feel better and alternatively, if you eat the wrong foods, it can make you feel worse. There are certain foods that can help you to feel better by relieving your

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