When I first heard about Dr. Claudia Welch’s Balance Your Hormones, Balance Your Life, Ihappy to read a book that marries the practices of traditional Chinese medicine (TCM) and Ayurveda. The book was an excellent source of knowledge for the newcomer to any form of Eastern medicine, TCM or … [Read more...] about Book Review: Balance Your Hormones, Balance Your Life
I first started with acupuncture as a patient. I was living in Chicago - in my mid 30's and I was dealing with a number of physical health issues - nothing too serious - and many that were caused by the stress in my life. I was not "sick". There really was no need for me to go to the doctor. Why … [Read more...] about Why Choose Acupuncture?
In modern day society, people have come to accept various health problems as “normal” occurrences of life. However many of these disorders, or imbalances, are not “normal” from a traditional Chinese medical standpoint. Specifically, we commonly see hot flashes and night sweats to be accepted as a … [Read more...] about Acupuncture Treats: Hotflashes and Night Sweats
The value of sleep is severely underestimated in today’s culture. Many people come to accept the fact that getting less than 8 hours of sleep per night is adequate for proper functioning. Long term sleep deprivation, however, may be the beginning of a long and slow decline in health. Sleep allows … [Read more...] about Acupuncture Treats: Insomnia
Come join Julie Shindler-Cohen at Karma Yoga to learn about Women's health and Chinese medicine. Julie will discuss general Chinese medical theory and will explore women's health and prevention in more detail. Attendees will gain a greater understanding of how Chinese medicine treats the body's … [Read more...] about Ayurveda and Chinese medical Seminar for Women’s Health
I recently had an interesting herbal encounter with a patient. She was telling me that she’s taking a Chinese herbal formula from her physician that was full of Chinese herbs that are “adaptogens”. I was absolutely intrigued. When I asked her exactly what was in it, she couldn’t remember any … [Read more...] about An Herb By Any Other Name….