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
The use of acupuncture and Chinese medicine is an important key to support the body’s innate immune system. No matter what time of year, it is important to maintain a healthy immune system which provides protection against frequent infections, common cold and more serious illnesses. Traditional … [Read more...] about Chinese Medicine for Immune Support
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….
Chinese Medicine Tongue Diagnosis: Most of our clients who come to the office bristle at the thought of having their tongue diagnosed. When we first ask to see the tongue, most are embarrassed. “I did not brush my teeth before I came in” or “I ate blueberries” are common responses. We are often … [Read more...] about The importance of a good tongue!
As women, we are pressured to stay slim, a desire encouraged by the world around us, by advertising, by magazines, by popular culture.. And yet, our bodies change as we age – mostly beyond our control. Midlife hormonal changes require new eating and exercise habits if we are to maintain current … [Read more...] about The Magic of Midlife – Women’s wellness and Traditional Chinese Medicine