Believe it or not, Chinese medical theory has explored infectious disease for thousands of years. In fact, one of its classical texts, The Shang Han Lun, describes the foundational principals of how the body acquires various infections, or “wind invasions” as they are known in the literature. The … [Read more...] about Chinese Medicine and Infectious Disease
As the days are shorter and fall is winding down, most Michiganders are physically and emotionally preparing for winter. Boosting the immune system is important during this time of the year, especially in the wake of Covid, flu and RSV. While diet, exercise and good rest is always an important … [Read more...] about Using Chinese Herbs during Cold and Flu Season
Are you feeling out of Balance? Feeling run down and as if you are getting a cold? Have a stiff neck, sore low back or tight muscles? Suffer from allergies that are acting up? Under stress, feeling anxious or having a difficult time relaxing? … [Read more...] about Acupuncture for Urgent Care
Summer isn't just for having fun under the sun, but also for healing yourself. In the study of Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM), we learn that the season of summer is the time to focus on your heart's energy and health. Summer Fire (known as the power of summer) in TCM is a great time of the year … [Read more...] about Discover the Healing Power of Summer Fire ⛅🔥
In Traditional Chinese Medicine, Qi energy is our life force and gives life to our body. Every organ has qi and oversees different body functions. At times, one or more organ systems get out of balance. The Spleen qi, which oversees our digestion, gets weakened over time. When our Spleen Qi is … [Read more...] about Preserving your Digestion with Traditional Chinese Medicine
I want to preface this blog post with a disclaimer: I believe that Western medicine is the best in the world for diagnostics and emergency medical treatment. As a practitioner of Chinese medicine, we have our own diagnostic tools, but we don’t take x-rays, blood work, CT scans, and other … [Read more...] about When the healer needs to health thyself!