Well, I had no idea last week, when I wrote this post, that it was Sleep Awareness Week. Who knew? Information-overloaded like so many of you, I almost missed this gem of an article. There are so many good ideas here. Let us know in the comments what's most appealing to you.
Yesterday somebody asked me if acupuncture for insomnia has been proven effective, so I checked a meta-analysis, and quickly reviewed "insomnia". Insomnia is the inability to fall asleep and/or the inability to remain asleep, with non-restorative sleep lasting for a month or more. Anyone who’s experienced insomnia understands how this can affect their quality... Continue Reading →
Brisbane acupuncturist Margi Macdonald reminds us that exercise can be simple, fun and entertaining, and is a natural pain-reliever.
After a weekend which saw a nationwide police blitz on alcohol-induced misbehaviour, today we learn that 7% of people in a group of 600 Australians 'drink [ alcohol ] to feel normal'. * The major reason people overdo alcohol consumption is to mask the darkness and despair of depression and other difficult emotional states. There... Continue Reading →
Chronic pain affects one in five Australians. Brisbane acupuncturist Margi Macdonald explores some of the options available for people living with pain.
Clayfield acupuncturist Margi Macdonald shares Lifeline's community health initiatives and resources for stress management.
So stated The Courier Mail last week. Hmmm What is a 'bad heart' anyway? What makes a heart go 'bad'? Cholesterol? Adiposity in excess? Love gone wrong? Existential crisis? Being bitter? Check back in a day or so for a Traditional Chinese Medicine, Care of the Soul, and Tarot-based interpretation of this important issue. Today,... Continue Reading →