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Health Tips Blog

tonika health is not just a clinic. We also provide valuable reading and practical resources i.e. our blog that provides valuable health tips for our community in Sydney and Surry hills. Our blog and our newsletter contain tips, tricks and information about how to get well and stay well. We use Chinese Herbal Medicine, Acupuncture, Therapeutic Massage and Diet as our main methodologies. To know more about our blog, please feel free to click the links below.

We’re all learning to adapt to the current environment. Amidst everything that’s going on, we believe that physical and mental wellbeing is more important than ever. We’re so glad that we can continue to stand by your side and support you during these times and through this blog.

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tonika health / 30.07.2018

recycleHi all! As you're probably aware, it’s the second last day of July…so perhaps it's technically a little late to jump on the Plastic Free July bandwagon if you haven’t already. (Read more about it HERE if you’re unsure what we're rambling about). But why only commit to one month of trying to reduce waste? Why not make it an overall lifestyle change? (Side note - it'll also do your wallet and health huge favours by saving money and naturally avoiding packaged foods). Here are just a few ideas you can adopt to get you on your way to reducing, reusing and recycling.
tonika health / 16.07.2018

chicken soupHi all! You know that age old saying of soup being good for the soul? We honestly believe it's true! The cooler months are often a time when we can start to feel a little low on energy and not have quite the same mojo that we had over summer. In winter, it's completely appropriate to take some time out, rest more, slow down and do less. And sometimes, we can feel like we just don't have enough juice in the tank to get through or enjoy our everyday tasks/lives. That's where this chicken soup comes in!
tonika health / 08.07.2018

winter-healthWho else has been feeling a little chilly in this winter weather? Who else wants to focus on Winter wellness? As health practitioners, we can’t help but think about how the external environment affects us. And we love how we can use the dynamics of each season to better our health. By tuning into what your body needs this winter, you can help nourish your body, mind and soul.
tonika health / 28.05.2018

sleepWe have a question for you...do you sleep like a baby? Simply hop into bed, shut your eyes and head off to the lovely land of nod...no tossing or turning, pure blissful sleep...until you wake the next morning feeling super refreshed and energised? I'm going to guess that the answer is no, because, unfortunately, a staggering number of us struggle with sleep. Whether it's falling asleep, staying asleep, or the quality of sleep itself...almost every person we speak to has some sort of trouble catching their zzz's.
tonika health / 04.04.2018

treating-injuriesHello all! We want to take the time to share some new information on ice and heat for injuries and inflammation! Okay, it's not NEW but it’s not information that has been well circulated, and old habits still reign. We're about to summarise A LOT of content about how to use ice and heat for injuries and inflammation, so chunks will be missing but please feel free to email us at info@tonikahealth.com.au if you have any questions.
tonika health / 20.03.2018

traditional-chinese-medicineThank gosh it’s autumn and we can slow down! It's a time when fast feverish spring and energetic outgoing Summer are both over... when we can have some downtime… and read that book (finally!). So, traditional Chinese Medicine and Autumn... Let's talk about what they are about?
tonika health / 12.03.2018

morning-sicknessMorning sickness can be the worst! So we wanted to share with you what we've learnt about what can be an extremely debilitating, as well as at times, unexpected, for pregnant women. Sometimes, the smallest changes can make a difference, so we're here to share these natural remedies for helping you cope with this condition.
tonika health / 25.01.2018

boost-your-healthHi all! We thought we'd put together a list of some handy hints on correct posture to help ensure you're standing properly. A slumped posture can lead to a number of unwanted things, such as lethargy and headaches. As we always say - posture isn't the problem, it's the answer!