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Breathing Exercises for Autumn

As we transition from the warm, sunny days of summer into the cooler, shorter days of autumn, you may begin to notice the cheerful summer …

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General Wellness

Chinese Medicine Tongue Diagnosis

Why does my acupuncturist always ask to see my tongue?   In Chinese Medicine tongue analysis is an important and incredibly useful tool when determining …

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AcupunctureGeneral Wellness

Facial Rejuvenation & In-Home Acupuncture with Jessica

In need of some facial rejuvenation acupuncture? Wondering if it is possible to experience the benefits of an acupuncture treatment in the privacy, safety, and …

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General WellnessSeasonal Health

The Season of Spring and Chinese Medicine

Spring is here! Can you feel it? That whisper of aliveness that rides in alongside longer and warmer days? The daytime and nighttime hours are …

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Chinese Herbal MedicineGeneral Wellness

Castor Oil Packs for Health

I was first introduced to the magic of castor oil by the acupuncturist that I had been seeing over a decade ago. He suggested that …

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General Wellness

5 Ways to Improve Working & Learning From Home

With 2021 underway, for many of us, our daily routines are only a shadow of a resemblance to what they were pre-pandemic. While there are …

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AcupunctureChinese Herbal Medicine

So You’re Getting the Vaccine. Here’s How We Can Help.

As more and more people become eligible for the Covid-19 vaccine, we wanted to let you know how Chinese medicine can support you during this …

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Chinese Herbal MedicineFood & Nutrition

6 Tips for Healthy Winter Eating According to Traditional Chinese Medicine

Looking for some Traditional Chinese Medicine tips on what to eat this winter? Read on! With winter solstice behind us, it is safe to say …

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Chinese Herbal MedicineFood & Nutrition

Millet Congee with Shiitake Mushrooms and Kabocha Squash

As we pass the winter solstice, what better way to prepare for the colder weather than through a warming and nourishing bowl of congee?     Congee …

Exhale
AcupunctureGeneral Wellness

Exhale

This weekend, many of us were gifted a palpable sense of relief, a collective EXHALE, with the election news. Patients walked into the office on …

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Chinese Medicine Tongue Diagnosis

Why does my acupuncturist always ask to see my tongue?   In Chinese Medicine tongue analysis is an important and incredibly useful tool when determining a diagnosis. By observing the many aspects of a patient’s tongue from visit to visit, practitioners are able to monitor and assess progression of treatment and severity of dis-ease in

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Notice a lump in your breast? It could be fibrocystic breasts.

Did you know that more than half of people with breasts experience fibrocystic breast changes during their lifetime? Fibrocystic breasts are composed of non-cancerous nodular or glandular breast tissue, which feels lumpy or rope-like in texture, and are most common in people in their 20s to 50s. While many people may not have symptoms, some

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