ALICIA PEARSE

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Monday 2:00pm to 7:00pm

Wednesday 2:00pm to 7:00pm

Friday 9:00am to 2:00pm

Dr of Chinese Medicine Registered Acupuncturist

Women’s Health does not begin and end with (in)fertility. 
I will work with you on a specifically tailored treatment programme to actualise your health goals and enjoy the life you deserve. 

Meet Alicia Pearse: Your Partner in Gynaecological and General Health Wellness

Allow me to introduce you to Alicia Pearse, a dedicated gynaecological Acupuncturist who became an integral part of the Nambour Chinese Medicine team six years ago. With a profound Clinical Focus encompassing PCOS, endometriosis, period pain, period profiling, irregular cycles, and pregnancy care, Alicia is here to guide you through all your gynaecological concerns.

Alicia’s mission revolves around creating a bespoke journey towards achieving your health aspirations and embracing the life you truly deserve. By combining the art of acupuncture with personalised guidance on dietary adjustments and lifestyle enhancements, she partners with you to turn your health goals into reality.

Away from her practice, Alicia finds joy in the company of her loving family. With two sons and a supportive husband by her side, family remains a cornerstone of her life. Interestingly, Alicia has a penchant for tea, finding comfort and solace in its warmth.

With Alicia Pearse, you’re not just receiving a practitioner’s expertise; you’re gaining a wellness companion who is genuinely invested in your journey. Her approach is centered around empowerment and holistic well-being, making her the perfect guide on your path to optimal health.

Polycystic Ovary Syndrome (PCOS)

Hello there! Let’s dive into the world of PCOS, a common hormonal disorder among people with ovaries. PCOS can manifest in a variety of ways, including irregular periods, ovarian cysts, and hormonal imbalances. These imbalances can lead to symptoms like acne, excess hair growth, and even difficulties with weight management.

But don’t worry, there are ways to manage PCOS effectively. Lifestyle changes, such as maintaining a balanced diet, staying physically active, and managing stress, can make a real difference. Natural medicine can also play a role, helping regulate periods and manage specific symptoms. Remember, each person’s experience with PCOS is unique, so consulting a healthcare provider is essential to tailor a plan that suits your needs.

Endometriosis

Greetings! Let’s talk about endometriosis, a condition where tissue similar to the lining of the uterus grows outside it, causing pain and discomfort. This can lead to painful periods, pelvic pain, and even pain during intercourse. It’s important to recognize that endometriosis affects individuals differently, with some experiencing mild symptoms while others deal with more severe challenges.

If you suspect endometriosis, don’t hesitate to seek medical guidance. A healthcare professional can help diagnose the condition through a combination of medical history, physical examination, and sometimes imaging tests. Treatment options range from pain management strategies to hormone therapies, and in some cases, surgery.

Period Pain and Irregular Cycles

Hello! Let’s chat about those monthly cycles. Period pain, or dysmenorrhea, can be quite bothersome for many individuals. It’s often caused by the uterus contracting to shed its lining. Mild discomfort is normal, but if the pain is severe and interferes with daily life, it’s worth discussing with a healthcare provider. They can suggest pain-relief methods and rule out any underlying issues.

Irregular cycles are also common, especially during adolescence and perimenopause. Stress, changes in weight, and certain medical conditions can contribute to irregularities. If your cycles are consistently irregular or causing concern, a healthcare professional can offer guidance on potential causes and treatments.

Pregnancy Care

Congratulations if you’re on the pregnancy journey! Taking care of yourself during pregnancy is vital for both your well-being and the baby’s development. Prenatal care involves regular check-ups with a healthcare provider, a balanced diet rich in nutrients, staying active (with your doctor’s approval), and managing stress.

Every pregnancy is unique, so it’s natural to have questions and concerns. Don’t hesitate to reach out to your healthcare provider whenever something comes up – they’re there to support you every step of the way.

Period Profiling and Gynecological Concerns

Understanding your body’s rhythm can be empowering. Period profiling involves tracking your menstrual cycle – from the start of your period to the next – to gain insights into its regularity. There are various apps and tools available to help you with this. If you notice significant changes, such as prolonged irregularities, heavy bleeding, or unusual pain, consulting a healthcare professional is a smart move.

Gynecological concerns encompass a wide range of topics, from vaginal health to sexual wellness. Remember that your comfort and health are important. Never hesitate to have an open conversation with your healthcare provider about any questions or issues you’re facing.

Remember, dear reader, your health and well-being matter. While this information provides a general overview, personalised guidance from a healthcare professional is the best way to navigate your unique situation. Stay informed, stay curious, and take care of yourself!

Qualifications and Licenses

Gynaecology and Menstruation  – Guangxi Traditional Chinese Medical University CHINA

Bachelor of Health Science (Chinese Medicine) Australian College of Natural Medicine

 

The Australian Health Practitioner Regulation Agency (AHPRA) – Chinese Medicine Board, Queensland Member: CMR0001731654

Australian Acupuncture and Chinese Medicine Association – Member number: 3602

 

Areas of expertise

  • Polycystic Ovary Syndrome (PCOS), Endometriosis & Adenomyosis
  • Period Pain, Irregular Cycles & PMS
  • Natural Fertility & Pregnancy Care
  • All Gynaecological Concerns
  • General Health

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