19 episodes

Hosted by Traditional Chinese Medicine Practitioners and Acupuncturists Elizabeth Cullen BHlthSc (TCM), MWomHMED and Georgia Fong BHlthSc (TCM). Integrating Chinese Medicine with The Dao Health podcast provides an educational platform for listeners to integrate Eastern practices and philosophy into their daily life. Through discussing all facets of Conventional and Chinese Medicine, listeners can begin to become advocates of their own health.
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Integrating Chinese Medicine with The Dao Health Elizabeth Cullen and Georgia Fong

    • Health & Fitness
    • 4.9 • 22 Ratings

Hosted by Traditional Chinese Medicine Practitioners and Acupuncturists Elizabeth Cullen BHlthSc (TCM), MWomHMED and Georgia Fong BHlthSc (TCM). Integrating Chinese Medicine with The Dao Health podcast provides an educational platform for listeners to integrate Eastern practices and philosophy into their daily life. Through discussing all facets of Conventional and Chinese Medicine, listeners can begin to become advocates of their own health.
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    Endometriosis & Adenomyosis: Empowering the conversation around diagnosis & management with Dr Amani Harris

    Endometriosis & Adenomyosis: Empowering the conversation around diagnosis & management with Dr Amani Harris

    In Season 2, Episode 5, Georgia and Elizabeth have the absolute pleasure to interview Dr Amani Harris, an advanced laparoscopic and robotic gynaecological surgeon, obstetrician and fertility specialist based in Sydney, Australia sharing her knowledge about Endometriosis and Adenomyosis on the Integrating Chinese Medicine podcast.
    In this episode we discuss how Endometriosis effects Fertility and Pregnancy as well as the process of finding out you have Endometriosis and what a diagnosis and treatment can look like. From there, Dr Amani Harris unpacks our burning questions about types of Laparoscopies and post Laparoscopy management including types of Contraception and an emphasis on lifestyle advice than can be made to improve quality of life. The hosts then delve into the symptoms, management and treatment of Endometriosis' evil sister Adenomysosis and how they differ and relate.
    We hope you enjoy this episode and continue raising awareness for our communities' Endo warriors by continuing the conversation about these two debilitating conditions being a whole body condition rather than a Women's Health issue. 
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    • 47 min
    The Ancient Art of Breathwork with Kate Kendall

    The Ancient Art of Breathwork with Kate Kendall

    In Episode 4, Season 2: The Ancient Art of Breathwork, Elizabeth and Georgia chat with Yoga and breathwork teacher, Kate Kendall. Kate is the co-founder and director of Yoga at Flow Athletic, Paddington. She is passionate about the benefits of breathwork and is a wealth of knowledge in the practice and teaching of this ancient art form.
    During this episode, Kate discusses the benefits of breathwork and ways to begin to incorporate this style of practice into our daily lives, she delves into the meaning of Kriya and how this ancient practice amongst others helps support our Parasympathetic Nervous System state, our digestion, our energy as well as our overall wellbeing. 
    Kate explains some simple strategies into beginning breathwork practice and we finish off with Kate giving us her three top tips on ways to manage and reduce stress.​
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    • 47 min
    A Naturopath's approach to gut health and our relationship with food

    A Naturopath's approach to gut health and our relationship with food

    *We apologise for the audio quality of this episode*
    On Episode Three of Season Two, we have the pleasure to interview our Paddington neighbour Anthia Koullouros from Apotheca by Anthia. Anthia has been in clinical practice for 27 years, during this time she has created her own brand of certified organic teas, tisanes, herbs & elixirs which now goes by the name Apotheca by Anthia, she has released the book ‘I Am Food’ and is an ongoing advocate for a natural, whole food, natural medicine and toxic chemical-free lifestyle.
    In this episode, we find out how Anthia got into Naturopathy and her ethos of treating patients. We delve into the importance of our gut health and the role it plays for our hormones, fertility and our overall wellbeing. The role of the Vagus nerve is discussed and how it is connected to our mental and emotional health. From there, we discuss the benefits Anthia sees for her patients when working alongside a Chinese Medicine Practitioner and Acupuncturist. We jump into detoxing and Anthia's perspective on what realistic and seasonal detoxing can look like to support the body. The relationship with eating seasonally is discussed and how we can implement this into our lives. We unpack the impact social media has on diets and styles of eating and challenge the misinformation provided. From there we ask Anthia about her three top tips to reduce toxic build up and live a more holistic lifestyle. 
    For more information head to The Dao Health. Follow us on Instagram @thedao.

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    • 45 min
    The science of skin & cosmetic care with Leah Cindric

    The science of skin & cosmetic care with Leah Cindric

    It was a pleasure to have our first guest for 2022 on the Integrating Chinese Medicine podcast, Leah Cindric. Leah Cindric from Skin by Leah Cindric is a cosmetic nurse. Leah places importance of medical knowledge, critical thinking, analysis and the need to educate and empower clients. In Episode 2 for Season 2, Leah guides us through the types of Acne, aggravating factors and her treatment approach to managing Acne. We discuss unfair expectations of perfect skin in society and the role female hormones play.
    After unpacking the three types of Pigmentation we challenge the buzz phrase of anti-ageing and discuss Anti-Wrinkle Injections, PDO threading and fillers. We finish off with a topic Elizabeth and Georgia are passionate about when treating skin, treating inside and out with external and internal care. Finally, we finish off with Leah’s number one skincare tip and we think you will love this one.
    For more information head to The Dao Health. Follow us on Instagram @thedao.


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    • 49 min
    Overcoming your period pain

    Overcoming your period pain

    The first episode of 2022 of the Integrating Chinese Medicine podcast, Georgia and Elizabeth debunk everything you thought you knew about period pain.
    In Season 2 Episode 1, Primary Dysmenorrhea is explained and the accepted ‘normal monthly period pain’ is challenged. Secondary Dysmenorrhea and the underlying causes and conditions are shared following with how Acupuncture manages pain.
    In this episode, current research with Traditional Chinese Medicine and treating menstrual conditions is described. The hosts dive into the causes of Primary and Secondary Dysmenorrhea from a Traditional Chinese Medicine perspective, and discuss practical lifestyle tips on how to manage period pain and how to become familiar with your own cycle.
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    • 26 min
    Approaching Psychology & Psychotherapy to understand your mental health

    Approaching Psychology & Psychotherapy to understand your mental health

    In Episode Fourteen, “Approaching psychology & psychotherapy to understand your mental health​”, Elizabeth and Georgia have the pleasure of interviewing Rashida Dungarwalla, psychologist and founder of Flow State Space to discuss the importance of addressing emotional stress and anxiety. They unpack the power of beginning to understand thoughts and actions associated with mental and emotional wellbeing and the benefits of working with an experienced psychologist to manage emotional stress. 
    During this chat,  the terms "burn out" and "pandemic fatigue" associated with the current COVID-19 pandemic are explored and they discuss ways to support yourself during times of uncertainty. Rashida unpacks terms of vulnerability and window of tolerance, and discusses ways to identify if you or a friend/ family member is struggling with these symptoms and how to seek support.
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    • 55 min

Customer Reviews

4.9 out of 5
22 Ratings

22 Ratings

ktalexandra5 ,

More eps !!

I love this pod - more eps please!!!

KKF2020 ,

Love it!

So helpful and thorough

Morwilduk ,

Awesome Podcast

My favorite podcast on Chinese medicine. Super engaging and enlightening and entertaining hosts. A must listen!!!

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