Women’s Health

Women’s health Chinese medicine Torquay Surfcoast

Shura has a special interest in supporting women’s health using Chinese medicine and treats women of all ages living in Torquay, the Surfcoast and Geelong.

Women’s health in Chinese medicine encompasses all stages of a woman’s life.

Womens Health Chinese medicine Torquay Surfcoast Geelong


Periods are a big topic of discussion in Chinese medicine. It is said that a woman’s health is reflected in her menstruation. Irregular periods, no periods and period pain are all seen as an obstruction to the normal flow of Qi or Xue (Blood) in the body.

Trying to get pregnant

The decision to start a family can be compelling and you may feel an urgency for it to happen straight away. Sometimes it doesn’t ‘just happen’. Shura has a special interest in supporting women to become mothers by observing and treating underlying Chinese medicine patterns of disharmony. Shura uses her skills in traditional Chinese medicine to provide treatments of acupuncture and herbal medicine along with lifestyle and dietary therapy advice. 

Undertaking Assisted Reproduction / IVF

Many health practitioners may recommend acupuncture as an adjunct treatment that may assist with IVF treatment. There is continuing research about how acupuncture can assist with the effectiveness of IVF treatment and you should consult your treating practitioner/s about how acupuncture may be able to help you.


Shura has particular interest in treating pregnant women and enjoys helping women to feel strong and healthy during their pregnancy. Chinese medicine may be able to help pregnant women with pregnancy related aches and pains and nausea and vomiting. Shura uses acupuncture during pregnancy to support women with tiredness or those who have trouble sleeping


Once a woman stops menstruating she may feel hot, sweaty and have trouble sleeping. In Chinese medicine these are all signs of heat or of a relative Yin deficiency pattern.  Shura has many years of experience supporting women by providing acupuncture and Chinese herbal medicine at this stage of their lives.

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