When I give thought to discussing Traditional Chinese Medicine dietary guidelines, it is important to review a few principles of TCM – as they lay the foundation for any dietary recommendations that we make as acupuncturists. The first principle is the principle of Qi Energy. Simply … [Read more...] about Chinese Dietary Recommendations to build immunity
We are in a time of uncertainty about how to best take care of our health and keep our body and immune system strong. We hear many risk reducing suggestions, including thoroughly washing your hands, covering mouth and nose when coughing and sneezing, avoiding large crowds and staying home when … [Read more...] about Acupuncture and TCM can support prevention and risk reduction of viruses and respiratory disorders
The word gratitude is derived from the Latin word gratia, which means grace, graciousness, or gratefulness. In reality, gratitude encompasses all of this. Gratitude is the thankful appreciation for what an individual receives, whether tangible or intangible. With gratitude, people acknowledge the … [Read more...] about Gratitude and Traditional Chinese Medicine
Digestion is one of the most important functions in Chinese medicine. We ARE what we EAT! So much of Chinese medical treatment and recommendations are directed towards healthy eating and digestion. For most of us, these principles are difficult to adhere to during the holiday season. Here are some … [Read more...] about Thanksgiving: Tips for Eating Well During the Holiday Season
I have been in practice a long time – going on 20 years! It seems like my decision to start acupuncture school was yesterday. Fast forward to now! We have a busy practice with 5 acupuncturists and a CranioSacral therapist and collectively see over 200 patients a week! Our practice continues to grow … [Read more...] about The Benefits of Continued Acupuncture!
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