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Lin has a particular interest in women’s health, and she uses acupuncture and Chinese herbal medicine to treat a wide range of gynaecological and obstetric conditions.

In Chinese philosophy, yin-yang theory is the fundamental law of the universe. The inter-change between yin and yang explains everything. It applies to women’s menstrual cycle as well.

The balance between estrogen and progesterone ensures normal female reproductive ability. Disorders, such as irregular menstruation, endometriosis, even infertility, may occur when there is an imbalance between these two hormones.

Magically, there is a bridge over Traditional Chinese Medicine and conventional medicine. The changes of two hormones during different phrase of menstrual cycle correspond to the changes of yin and yang during each phrase. Details see chart below:

Phrase     Predominant Hormone     BBT     Yin-Yang
Menstruation phrase     Estrogen     Low temperature     Yin grows
Post menstrual phrase(follicular phrase)     Estrogen     Low temperature phrase with lowest temperature     Extreme yin ready to transform to yang
Ovulation phrase     Estrogen Progesterone     Highest temperature     Yin has transformed to yang
Pre-menstrual phrase(luteal phrase)     Progesterone     High temperature     Yang grows

Based on this theory, Chinese herbal medicine and acupuncture are tailored to each stage of menstrual cycle. Women are advised to record basal body temperature (BBT) seriously, alongside with quality of cervical mucus, characteristics of period, PMS symptoms, ovulatory sensation, breast tenderness, moods, and other physical and emotional signs.


  • Fertility & IVF support
  • Amenorrhea (absent periods)
  • Dysmenorrheal (painful periods)
  • Heavy periods (menorrhagia)
  • Irregular periods
  • Premenstrual syndrome (PMS)
  • Dysfunctional Uterine Bleeding
  • Perimenopausal and menopausal symptoms
  • Premature ovarian failure
  • Luteal phase defect
  • Fibroids & Cysts
  • Endometriosis
  • Polycystic ovarian syndrome (PCOS)
  • High FSH
  • Hyperprolactinemia (High prolactin)
  • Hormonal migraines
  • Recurrent miscarriage
  • Fallopian tube blockage
  • Mastitis
  • Chronic yeast infections
  • Urinary tract infections (UTI)

Acupuncture is a drug-free treatment, which makes it ideal for a wide range of problems throughout pregnancy. It can also be used to prepare for labour, induce labour, and to help new mother recover.


  • Threatened miscarriage
  • Recurrent miscarriage/Habitual miscarriage
  • Morning sickness
  • Nausea & Vomiting
  • Heartburn
  • Constipation
  • Insomnia
  • Tiredness, Fatigue & Exhaustion
  • Anaemia
  • Depression & Anxiety
  • Backache & Sciatica
  • Carpal tunnel syndrome
  • Hypertension
  • Oedema
  • Breech presentation
  • Preparation for labour
  • Labour induction


  • Post-natal depression
  • Fatigue
  • Insufficient lactation
  • Mastitis

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