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Plant Based Athletes & TCM

  Veganism, Chinese medicine, and athletics.  Huh?  You probably haven’t heard those in combination ever. They could be considered strange bedfellows. In fact, some of you vegans and vegetarians reading this have probably been told by an acupuncturist that you … Continue reading

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5 Tips for Finding the Right Acupuncturist

Like most professions, not all acupuncturists are created equal.  I can tell you from my clinical and personal experience, finding the right physician is key to getting the help you need.   Adding to this, being vegan makes almost health … Continue reading

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4 Tips for Fulfillment in 2014

    We all have aspirations and goals. Whether it’s a New Year’s resolution list, a spiritual or religious holiday, a milestone birthday, or just plain ready for a change, those hopes are valid and genuine. But manifesting them is … 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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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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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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Got Pain? Acupuncture. It Does the Body Good.

Do you get headaches or migraines? Is there anything worse? Headaches can ruin your quality of life. Not only do they suck, but the medications that ‘fix’ them don’t always work and can have drastic side effects.   Has your … Continue reading

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