What to expect from a consultation?
- Written by Louise Stevens
Your initial consultation will last about an hour and a quarter. In this time a full case history is taken which includes details of your current situation, past medical history, medications and family medical history. Other details will be discussed about your general health like your energy, sleep, digestion, bowel movements, urination, menstrual cycle, skin, pains, emotional state etc. Your tongue and pulse and pulse will be examine and a diagnosis will be made.
An acupuncture treatment is usually administered and herbs may be ordered if appropriate. Diet and lifestyle changes will be discussed and more importantly an explanation will be given to help you understand your situation and Chinese Medicine can help.