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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 […]

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 […]

I DON’T ALWAYS GET POKED…

By |October 18th, 2014|

UNRESOLVED GRIEF

By |October 10th, 2014|

In Chinese medicine not only does each organ have a physical manifestation, but a mental-emotional expression. Emotions can influence the physical organ and the physical organ can give rise to emotions. Emotions become a source of disease when they are unacknowledged, repressed, unexpressed, and held on to for a prolonged period of time.

The Lungs are associated with grief, sadness, and attachments. Fall is known as the Lung time of year and is a time to […]