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Moxibustion Immune Boosting Treatment
Chinese Herbal MedicineGeneral Wellness

3 Chinese Medicine Health Tips While on Quarantine; 1st of 3 Posts: Immune Boosting Moxa

In my last blog post I wrote about supplements, dietary suggestions and lifestyle modifications that can enhance your immunity and keep you in good health. …

The importance of hand-washing - COVID 19
Food & NutritionGeneral Wellness

COVID-19: Chinese Medicine Insights and Recommendations

Like you, we are also closely keeping abreast of the developments of the coronavirus both locally and abroad. Although COVID-19 is a novel coronavirus, traditional …

Cooking with Salty and Bitter Foods to Prepare for the Winter Season
Food & NutritionSeasonal Health

Preparing for Winter with Warming Foods

In Traditional Chinese Medicine, each of the five seasons (Spring, summer, late summer, autumn, and winter) is associated with a specific element. As fall begins …

What Is the Thyroid, and How Does It Affect Our Bodies Every Day?
General Wellness

Thyroid Issues and Lifestyle tips to help

Thyroid issues have become very prevalent in my practice. Many patients suffer from mildly low functioning or elevated thyroid levels. This post explores Thyroid issues and some lifestyle tips to help.

10 Tricks and Tips for Easing Pregnancy, Labor, and Postpartum
Labor & BirthPostpartum

10 Helpful Hints for Pregnancy, Labor and Postpartum

—from the Prenatal Yoga Center Please enjoy this list of 10 healthful hints for pregnancy, labor and postpartum. Much of this information is gathered from …

How to Treat Seasonal Depression with Self-Care, Acupuncture, and Herbs
AcupunctureChinese Herbal Medicine

Treating Seasonal Depression with Traditional Chinese Medicine

Clinically referred to as Seasonal Affective Disorder (SAD), the winter blues can weigh you down during the dark months of the year. An estimated ten …

Promoting Healthy Hair Post-Partum with Herbs, Acupuncture, Diet, and Aromatherapy
AcupunctureChinese Herbal Medicine

Post-Partum Haircare

After giving birth, when hormone levels return to normal, new moms often experience many physical and emotional changes. One of the most frustrating is hair …

Mindful Eating for Our Bodies As the Seasons Change
Food & Nutrition

Green Kale Fruit Cinnamon Smoothie

I recently came across this recipe on YogaPeach.com as I was looking for some new food options as we enter the warmer months. Small bunch …

A Delicious Soup au Pistou Recipe for Late Spring and Early Summer
Food & Nutrition

Soup au Pistou Recipe

This soup is great for late spring/early summer. You can substitute vegetables based on whatever is seasonal at the time. You could also substitute other …

Treating Moodiness and Anxiety Using Acupuncture, Herbs, Diet, and Lifestyle Changes
AcupunctureChinese Herbal Medicine

Treating Moodiness and Anxiety the Natural Way

Despite the bright, hopeful energy of springtime, many people may find themselves suffering from moodiness, frustration, and anxiety, as these feelings are tied to the …

Nourishing Our Organs with Balanced, Tasty Foods
Food & Nutrition

Scrumptious Spring Recipe

Since spring is rapidly arriving, I thought a light and clean nutritious salad would be fun to pass along and experiment with. The recipe offers a good mix of sweet and sour.

The Many Benefits of Black Beans and Their Efficacy in Promoting Fertility
FertilityFood & Nutrition

Yet another reason to love black beans

In Chinese medicine, the Qi, or energy, of the Kidney system is vital to reproduction, and fertility enhancement often begins with the Kidneys. For this …

The Traditional Chinese Medicine Perspective on Low Back Pain and How It Can Help
Chinese Herbal MedicinePain Management

Acupuncture and Low Back Pain

The Traditional Chinese Medicine Perspective of Low Back Pain Low back pain is an extremely common concern, affecting anywhere from 75 to 90 percent of …

Using Simple Herbal Formulas to Prevent and Treat the Flu
AcupunctureChinese Herbal Medicine

Preventing and Treating the Flu with Herbs

There’s a simple herbal formula that people in China are using to prevent the flu. Read about it here. The formula is made up of very …

Using Chinese Medicine to Stay Balanced and Survive Holiday Travel
AcupunctureSeasonal Health

How to Survive Holiday Travel

For many of us, the holiday season involves traveling to visit family and friends. Though this is a joyous, celebratory time of year, the hustle …

Traditional Chinese Medicine Approach to Treating Colds and Flu This Autumn Season
AcupunctureChinese Herbal Medicine

H1N1 Virus: How to Protect Yourself from Swine Flu and Alternatives to the Vaccination

Autumn is here and, with it, cold and flu season. A lot of patients are asking me about the Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM) approach to …