Every year around this time, we begin to notice the transition from summer to fall. Cooler and damp weather can increase our likelihood of getting sick. Under normal circumstances, we are taking measures to get build a strong immune system and ready for the flu and cold season. With COVID, this … [Read more...] about Strengthening your Immunity during COVID
The concept of constitution is widely applied in the practice of traditional Chinese medicine (TCM) and is an important part of clinical diagnosis and treatment. Traditional Chinese medicine considers that everyone’s physical constitution, which involves much more than just your body shape, is … [Read more...] about What Is Your Constitution And Body Type?
Throughout the Covid pandemic and lockdown, I have emphasized the silver lining it can be for fertility. Of course, it feels like a huge roadblock for our patients who were unable to continue with acupuncture and Western treatment but the shut down can bring an opportunity to re-evaluate so many … [Read more...] about Preconception Planning During Covid-19
The universe has aligned itself in a way that is now making us all focus on immunity support and prevention. Which is so great! This is one of the founding principals of Chinese medicine, for the past 3,000 years. Diet, lifestyle, acupuncture and Chinese herbs are all meant to support and maintain … [Read more...] about Chinese Herbal Medicine for Prevention
Now is an opportune time, whether we like it or not – to feel our emotions! Not only It is important, it is critical! That said, it is often our tendency to try and avoid feeling. We do this in many ways: Work too much, stay too busy Eat or drink too much Look at the computers/social … [Read more...] about Balancing our Emotions with Traditional Chinese Medicine
Tongue diagnosis is a key factor in creating a Chinese medical diagnosis. For most new patients, it seems odd to stick out your tongue at someone! However, there are many clues regarding the balance of energy laying right on the tongue. People often ask “does it look OK?” after we take a peek. The … [Read more...] about Tongue Diagnosis in Traditional Chinese Medicine