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Healthy Spring Diet

By |May 11th, 2016|

Healthy Spring Acupuncture Diet
Follow these tips for a healthy spring diet that supports your liver.
EAT LIGHT
Overeating taxes your liver.
EAT GREENS
Sprouts, wheatgrass, spinach, kale, cilantro and dandelions are particularly good foods in the spring.

EAT FOR YOUR LIVER
Asparagus and Avocado are highest in the phytochemical glutathione.  Glutathione is the primary ingredient necessary for phase 2 enzyme, which is the liver’s main detoxification outlet.

EAT SOUR
Sour is the flavor associated with spring, however sour flavors are only recommended for […]

Welcome Spring in Chinese Medicine

By |May 11th, 2016|

Welcoming Spring & Chinese Medicine

With the official start of spring, there’s no better time than now to consider using popular forms of Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM). As mother nature comes out of its state of dormancy, flowers will begin to blossom, trees will develop leaves, and the snow-capped landscape will be replaced with flowing green grass. This massive change comes with some unwelcome side effects than TCM may prove useful in treating.

While cold and flu […]

The Super Fruit of Asthma

By |May 2nd, 2016|

It’s true… read all about it!

Kiwis have been proven to reverse Asthma!

Thank goodness for all you asthma sufferers.

Asthmatic people typically have frequent low plasma levels, vitamin c and antioxidant levels across the board. Their immune system and lung capacity have a tendency to be compromised, allowing for asthmatic symptoms to occurs.

So how does the kiwi work in healing the body of asthma?  It’s not entirely known by science how and why exactly the kiwi is […]

Allergies and Asthma

By |May 2nd, 2016|

Do you suffer from allergies or asthma?

It’s a little-known fact that these two conditions are directly linked to each other. Asthma, which affects roughly one in 12 people according to the CDC, is characterized by spasms of the small airways and inflammation. Furthermore, about 90% of children under the age of 16 with asthma have allergies, while 70% of people between the ages of 16 and 30 have allergies, and 50% of adults over the […]

Germ Warfar

By |September 8th, 2015|

You never have to wonder when the cold and flu season is around the corner. The pharmaceutical industry will be sure that you are reminded of its arrival.  They are depending on you to leave the fate of your health and well being up to the workings of chemical-laden pills and shots rather than the innate power that runs your body and the living world around you.

The reality is that germs don’t make you sick.  Rather, […]

Transitioning to Autumn with Chinese Medicine

By |September 8th, 2015|

With autumn approaching and the beginning of the yin cycle, the energy of plants is moving down into their roots, helping the body become aware of the energy of the season. This season is a time for the body to begin gathering energy for the colder months to come.

The lungs and large intestine are the organs associated with fall. The lungs are responsible for the circulation of Qi (the body’s natural flow and circulation), and […]

Summer Health & Chinese Medicine

By |July 6th, 2015|

Whether you are aware of it or not, each season can have a profound influence upon our health and well-being. In Chinese medicine, summer is associated with the Fire element. Physically the Fire element is ruled by the heart and small intestine, mentally the mind and spirit, and emotionally our thought processes and emotional well-being.

During this time, our body undergoes vigorous metabolic processes (body energy), which means summer is a time of heat, outgoingness, and moving outward in nature […]

Healing Your Digestion With Chinese Medicine

By |June 5th, 2015|

 

In Chinese medicine the root of wellness is directly correlated with a healthy digestive system. Our digestive systems is connected with our immune system, therefore being able to absorb all vital nutrients and eliminate excess waste products are necessary for the health of the body’s organs, tissues, muscles, nerves, blood and vessels. If you are unable to absorb your food, your body is unable to nourish or heal itself, which leads to disease. We get […]

7 Ways To Alleviate Arthritis

By |May 14th, 2015|

 

Arthritis is a condition characterized by painful inflammation and stiffness in the joints. According to the Centers For Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), 52.5 million U.S. adults suffer from either arthritis, rheumatoid arthritis, gout, fibromyalgia, or lupus. If you have arthritis, you should try the following tips to alleviate your symptoms.

 

 

#1) Maintain a Healthy Weight

The first step in reducing the pain and inflammation of arthritis is to manage your weight. Individuals who are overweight will experience […]

Acupuncture Alleviates Stress

By |February 2nd, 2015|

Stress is a common reason people seek out acupuncture. However, when people come in for other reasons like sinusitis and neck pain, they are typically unaware of the amount of stress they are dealing with or feel uncomfortable talking about it.

Stress becomes apart of our daily lives and only in the absence of stress do we then realize how it has affected our lives. Many people report feeling less stressed even after their first acupuncture […]