Preparing Mind & Body for the Healing Journey

Preparing Mind & Body for the Healing Journey   By Rochelle K Hammond Dr. TCM, Acupuncturist   In our last newsletter we spoke about the 3 key steps to Restore Gut Balance (http://www.weststreetwellbeing.com.au/3-steps-restore-gut-balance/) and outlined the importance of adopting dietary and lifestyle changes to support an effective nutritional/herbal program. This article is focused on the […]

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3 Steps to Restore Your Gut Balance in the New Year

By Rochelle Hammond,  Dr. of Traditional Chinese Medicine. Are you Looking to restore your gut balance after over-indulging this festive season? Did you know the traditional practice of acupuncture and Chinese medicine is the perfect way to give a thorough and lasting solution to this common dilemma.   New science is beginning to recognise what […]

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Acupuncture successfully treats chronic skin rash in pregnancy

Treating Rash in Pregnancy A published Case Study by Dr Luke McPherson (CM), Resident Dr of Chinese Medicine at WSW Publication details: McPherson, L., & Cochrane S. (2013) Case report: A rash in pregnancy resolved by Chinese medicine. Australian Journal of Acupuncture and Chinese Medicine. 8 (22) 21-24 Title:     A Rash in pregnancy resolved by […]

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Can acupuncture help with IVF?

If you are wondering, “Can acupuncture help with IVF?” The simple answer is YES. Here are my 4 top ways acupuncture can help with IVF: Acupuncture helps you relax – Many unsuccessful IVF cycles are now believed to be caused by stress and anxiety. In modern living stress is an epidemic. For those going through IVF […]

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Best Acupuncturists in Sydney

For anyone needing a starting point, here is my list (in alphabetical order) of the best acupuncturists in Sydney. I have been an acupuncturist in private practice for 12 years and over that time I have met a lot of acupuncturists, both in Australia and abroad and I can confidently say we are NOT all […]

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Acupuncture proven to work for Pain Relief

A study involving thousands of people in the US finds patients receiving acupuncture had significantly improved experience of pain after receiving acupuncture, compared with groups receiving either no acupuncture or sham acupuncture (a group established to test the possibility of the placebo effect). The doctor behind the study concluded “For a patient who is interested […]

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