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What Conditions Can Chinese Herbal Medicine Treat?

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A Chinese Herbal Medicine Practitioner can assist you in a wide array of conditions, and aid in enhancing your overall health.

The following are only some examples of conditions that have been treated successfully or managing well with Chinese Herbal Medicine. If your conditions don’t appear in the list below, and would like to know if Chinese Herbal Medicine can help, please don’t hesitate to contact Shirley for more information.

Shirley provides treatment for all health conditions as listed below. She also has special interest in Women’s Health and Fertility Issues, and has developed some special services for these areas, for more information, please click here for women’s health, and here for fertility issues.


Women’s Health (Gynaecology)

  • Irregular Cycles
  • Early/ Late Periods
  • Heavy Periods
  • Premenstrual Tension (PMT)
  • Period Pain
  • Mid Cycle Spotting
  • Menopause
  • Perimenopausal Symptoms
  • Endometriosis
  • Amenorrhoea (Absence of periods)
  • Abnormal Vaginal Discharges
  • Vaginal Itcing
  • Uterine polyps or fibroids
  • Symptoms that occurs prior, during or following periods, eg breast tenderness, headache, body aches, lower back pain, mouth ulcers, dizziness, diarrhoea or constipation, oedema etc

Digestive Disorders

  • Constipation
  • Diarrhoea
  • IBS (Irritable Bowel Syndrome)
  • Heartburn
  • Indigestion
  • Gastric or Duodenal Ulcers
  • Weight Control
  • Stomach Pain
  • Gastric Reflux
  • Abdominal Bloating
  • Nausea and Vomiting
  • Stomach Pain

Respiratory & Immunity

  • Low Immunity
  • Nasal Congestion
  • Chronic Rhinitis
  • Lingering Viruses
  • Common Cold
  • Acute or Chronic Cough
  • Throat Infection
  • Laryngitis
  • Tonsillitis
  • Hay Fever

Fertility Issues (female & male)

  • Unexplained Infertility
  • Natural Fertility before trying IVF
  • Recurring Miscarriages
  • Threatened Miscarriage
  • Pre Conception Care (including Pre IVF Care)
  • Post Conception Care
  • Post Partum difficulties (eg insufficient or excessive lactation, lochia retention, fever, generalised body or joint aches, vaginal bleeding, difficulties in urination, abdominal pain, constipation, anaemia etc)
  • Complications after miscarriages (eg retention of blood clots, severe period or lower back pain)
  • Polycystic Ovaries Syndrome (PCOS)
  • Morning Sickness
  • Low Sperm Count
  • Poor Sperm Morphology & Motility
  • Loss of libido

Mental & Emotional Disturbances

  • Anxiety
  • Stress
  • Insomnia
  • Chronic Fatigue
  • Low Energy
  • Depression


  • Headache/Migraine
  • Tinnitus (ringing or noise in the ears)
  • Unexplained Muscle Cramps/Numbness
  • Unusual Sweating
  • Lower Back Pain
  • Water Retention
  • Dizziness
  • Urinary Disorders
  • Mouth Ulcers


  • Acne
  • Eczema
  • Skin Rash