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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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Breakfast of Champions

  Breakfast.  It does a body good. I had an epiphany (actually several) when traveling in India–You don’t have to eat ‘breakfast food’ for breakfast. This is because Indians, like many people around the world, eat the same types of … 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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10 Tips to Stay Healthy this Winter

I’m keeping this posting short and sweet. I give most of my patients these simple and easy to follow 10 tips to boost your immune system to prevent illness. Most of the below guidelines should help almost anyone stay healthy … Continue reading

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14 Tips to a Healthier You

How many days of work have you called in sick? How many days have you just not felt that great? Do you know a coworker who is always sick? Stress taxes the body. Bad food, late nights, no sleep, overexertion, … 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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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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Sleep, Glorious Sleep

  In the hectic, fast paced world we live in today, most of us don’t get enough sleep. Sleep is key to a healthy body and mind. Keep in mind that alcohol, caffeine, sleeping pills and some medications can lead … 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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Eliminating Candida

  You may think that yeast is only a problem “down there.”  But it can affect the intestines as well. Candida can be hard to diagnose, because it shares symptoms with other health issues, such as irritable bowel syndrome and … Continue reading

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