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Guasha Tools used for Upper Respiratory Health
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Tip #3: Guasha for Upper Respiratory Health

This is the third and last of a series of posts outlining some simple Chinese medicine-inspired practices to do at home to keep you and …

Man Tapping For Respiratory Help and Opening the Airways
Chinese Herbal MedicineGeneral Wellness

3 Chinese Medicine Health Tips While on Quarantine Tip #2: Tapping the Chest and Opening the Airways

This is the second of a series of three posts outlining some at-home Chinese medicine health practices that can keep you and your family healthy …

Moxibustion Immune Boosting Treatment
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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. …

COVID-19: Chinese Medicine Insights
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 …

Treating Thyroid Issues with Chinese Medicine
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.

Treating Seasonal Depression with Traditional Chinese Medicine
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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 with Traditional Chinese Medicine Post-Partum Haircare
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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 …

Treating Moodiness and Anxiety Using Acupuncture, Herbs, Diet, and Lifestyle Changes
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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 …

Treating the flu with herbs
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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 …

Traditional Chinese Medicine Approach to Treating Colds and the H1N1 Virus This Autumn Season
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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 …

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Good News! We’re Reopening!

We are delighted to announce that we will be reopening our doors for in-person acupuncture visits starting Thursday, June 4th. Acupuncture is now considered an essential service in New York state. We will continue to offer our menu of virtual services along with the addition of in-clinic acupuncture so you have various options to receive

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Chinese Herbalist treats COVID 19 Patient Case

How A Chinese Herbalist Treats Covid-19: A Case Study

In this post, we want to walk you through the step-by-step process Suzanne Connole, LAc, a classical Chinese herbalist here at Five Seasons, took in diagnosing and treating a suspected Covid-19 case. In this account, you will get a taste of how our medicine views acute viral infections and see the special challenges that come

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Guasha Tools used for Upper Respiratory Health

Tip #3: Guasha for Upper Respiratory Health

This is the third and last of a series of posts outlining some simple Chinese medicine-inspired practices to do at home to keep you and your loved ones healthy while on quarantine. The first post was on the use of warming moxa for digestive and immune support and overall strengthening. The second post was on

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