Author Archives: Heather Lounsbury

Are YOU Addicted?

    Got you, didn’t I? Addiction is such a buzzword. Most people associate addiction with skid row types or the weak willed. The very opposite is true. All of my patients are addicted to something, but usually it’s to … Continue reading

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Sick and Tired of Being Sick and Tired

    Are you one of those people who seems to always be coming down with something? How many special occasions have you missed, because you or a family member is sick? How many days have you called in sick … Continue reading

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Manic Panic

    Did you know that 40 million people will experience high levels of anxiety in the U.S. this year? Damn, that’s a lot of people. No wonder the number of people taking anti- anxiety medications has gone up 30% … Continue reading

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Fiber for Life

      Did you know that we’re supposed to get at least 30 grams of fiber a day? The average American eats only 15 grams per day. No wonder everyone is bloated, irregular, and at high risk for heart … Continue reading

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Vitamin D for Health

    What is all this hype about vitamin D deficiency? It’s sort of the new health trend. Most doctors didn’t test for it or even ask about D until a couple of years ago.   So why is there … Continue reading

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Hot Hot Hot Flashdance

    Have you been experiencing hot flashes or irregular periods? Worried about osteoporosis? Emotions running rampant? You might be at the beginning of menopause or peri-menopuase. Yes, there are many drugs out there that reduce menopause symptoms with some … Continue reading

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Anger Management

      You might have heard that your liver is in charge of filtering out toxins. But did you know your liver is also in charge of filtering out anger and resentment? It’s true. In Chinese medicine, each organ … Continue reading

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Breastfeeding Tips for a Healthier Child

  The information out there can be so confusing. Have any of these thoughts run through your head? My doctor says I HAVE to eat meat. Is it safe for my baby? All I can think is I need to: … Continue reading

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Mellow Yellow

    Turmeric. It’s the spice that makes your curry yellow. This little yellow root is a powerhouse of healing properties. So many, in fact, that it would be hard to list them all.   Benefits     * Anti-inflammatory … Continue reading

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The Big C

    So you’ve gotten the big C diagnosis. Now what? Whether you decide or not to go with Western treatments- surgery, chemotherapy, and/or radiation, Chinese medicine and nutrition should be a part of your healing plan.   Chinese medicine … Continue reading

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