Citing its “long and rich history as components of a comprehensive traditional medical system that has been used for thousands of years to diagnose and treat illness, prevent disease and improve well-being,” Gov. Rick Snyder has proclaimed October 24 as “Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine Awareness … [Read more...] about October 24: Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine Awareness Day!
Affect damage is a concept within TCM that describes how our emotions affect us on a physical level. It is the concept that our emotions play an integral part in our state of health. There are five basic emotions recognized within TCM: joy, grief, thought, fear and anger. In a well-balanced … [Read more...] about Affect Damage
As we begin the new year, many people are hoping to make dietary changes. I have found a lot of confusion among people as to which dietary path to choose: Vegetarian? Organic? More grains? Less grains? Whenever I find myself confused about dietary choices, I always think of the basic TCM … [Read more...] about Food Choices