Yoga has been well documented to assist with many health challenges. From heart disease, arthritis and osteoporosis, the benefits of a regular yoga practice have been linked to improved health and well being. According to Susan Winter Ward, author of the book Yoga for the Young at Heart (Nataraj … [Read more...] about Yoga for all Ages
Chinese Medicine Tongue Diagnosis: Most of our clients who come to the office bristle at the thought of having their tongue diagnosed. When we first ask to see the tongue, most are embarrassed. “I did not brush my teeth before I came in” or “I ate blueberries” are common responses. We are often … [Read more...] about The importance of a good tongue!
As women, we are pressured to stay slim, a desire encouraged by the world around us, by advertising, by magazines, by popular culture.. And yet, our bodies change as we age – mostly beyond our control. Midlife hormonal changes require new eating and exercise habits if we are to maintain current … [Read more...] about The Magic of Midlife – Women’s wellness and Traditional Chinese Medicine
As consumers, learning about our drinking water can be overwhelming. The business of water has perplexed many consumers who are wanting only what is best for themselves and their families. Most of us don’t have any idea of how water makes its way to our faucet and to bottles. According … [Read more...] about The “Business” of our water
In the western model of medicine, a cold is transmitted from person to person through a virus or bacteria. This leaves us with the feeling that we are always “exposed” and have no means of self defense. In the Traditional Chinese Medicine model, we can do things to prevent and release disease. … [Read more...] about Traditional Chinese Medicine and the Common Cold
Pranayama is a meditation on the breath. Breathing is so simple we often take it for granted, ignoring the power it has to affect body, mind and spirit. Each inhale brings oxygen into the body and each exhale purges the body toxic waste. Breathing is intimately connected to the autonomic nervous … [Read more...] about Pranayama is a meditation: Classes available at Acupuncture Healthcare Associates of Michigan, Inc.