Our busy lives mean feeling tired is common. You may experience fatigue after working crazy hours at work for weeks on end, recurrent colds or viral infections, having a high level of stress or you might just feel like you’re not running at full capacity.
You may have had all the checks, bloods tests, scans, physical examinations that say you’re perfectly healthy, yet despite all this, you don’t quite feel this is so.
Extreme fatigue can be a common symptom when recovering from a bad virus, adrenal fatigue, exhaustion, burnout and chronic fatigue. It can also be associated with conditions such as hypothyroidism, insomnia, migraines and allergies.
Apart from keeping your body moving through active exercise and activity, our bodies require adequate hydration and nutrition and enough down time in order to feel our best. Sometimes though, we need the extra support to enable us to make the changes needed to get us out of the rut.
Chinese Medicine has a unique medical framework used to diagnose and assess the body in quite a different way to mainstream biomedical medicine. We use things like feeling your pulse, looking at your tongue, palpating your belly and feeling other points on the body to assess an overall pattern of disharmony. We then use Chinese medicine which can encompass a combination of acupuncture, Chinese herbal medicine, moxibustion, lifestyle and nutritional advice to address the imbalance that may be contributing to your fatigue.
Our philosophy is based on combined holistic and