Traditional Chinese Medicine

13 Fun Facts About the Cool Cucumber

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Americans don’t traditionally consider everyday foods as medicine.  But maybe we should take a few clues from Asian and Mediterranean societies that eat this cool...




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    Tongue Acupuncture for Depression Found Effective

    Tongue acupuncture is effective for the treatment of depression. Researchers measured the synergistic effects of tongue acupuncture combined with traditional body style acupuncture. They concluded... Read more

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    10 Things that Make You Fat

    I have no problem saying the F-word in front of my patients.  In fact, many want to say it too.  They’re getting Fat and many... Read more

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    Acupuncture is Working for Elite Athletes

     Whether you’re a professional athlete or a person who likes to stay active, acupuncture can help you feel great and perform at your best! Every... Read more

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    Diet Theories for Health: Chinese vs Western

    A long time ago, in a galaxy far, far away (thinking of Star Wars) a physician traveled with a bags of herbs, a few gold... Read more

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    Study Shows Acupuncture Improves Quality of Life for Breast Cancer Patients

    Use of electroacupuncture (EA) – a form of acupuncture where a small electric current is passed between pairs of acupuncture needles – produces significant improvements... Read more

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    Acupuncture Helped Vincenzo Nibali Win The Tour de France

    Yesterday Vincenzo Nibali of team Astana made history by winning this year’s Tour de France, Congratulations Vincenzo!  Did Acupuncture Help Him Get To The Paris... Read more

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    Ear Seeds Explained

    Perhaps you’ve seen photo’s of celebrities like Matt Damon and Penelope Cruz sporting ear seeds and wondered what they were and what they are used for. Well, that’s why... Read more

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    Sweating in the Summer Heat Promotes Good Health

    By Ethan A. Huff, contributing writer to Natural News Summertime heat is an annoyance to some people, but according to Xu Qian, director of the infectious... Read more

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    Acupuncture Fertility Success with IVF Revealed

    Researchers have discovered that acupuncture increases live birth rates and pregnancy rates for women receiving in vitro fertilisation (IVF) treatments for infertility. Many recent studies... Read more

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    Cyclists in The Tour de France Use Acupuncture To Stay in Top Form

    The 2014 Tour De France is underway. Hundreds of elite cyclists are racing through the picturesque mountains of France in an amazing feat of endurance... Read more

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    Acupuncture: From Quack Science to Proven Medical Treatment

    By Derek Henry, Holistic Health Coach for Healing the Body There are many alternative treatments that have been considered (and still are) as quack medicine... Read more

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    Acupuncture from a Western Medical Perspective

    I’m sure that, as you have been reading, you see that acupuncture, having been developed in China and other Asian cultures, has a distinctively Eastern... Read more

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    Richard Linklater Talks, ‘Boyhood,’ the Film it Took 12 Years to Make

    In 2002, director Richard Linklater created a story about a 6-year-old boy and his family. Shooting took place 12 times over the course of 12... Read more

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    Herbal Decoction vs Herbal Capsules

    This is exactly the method of preparation Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM) uses to extract or release the chemicals stored in botanicals used for medicinal purposes.  In fact,... Read more

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    Acupuncture Lowers Blood Pressure

    New research finds acupuncture effective for reducing high blood pressure and preventing damage to the kidneys. Acupoint LI11 LocationIn a controlled laboratory experiment, researchers applied... Read more

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    Health Benefits of Strawberries According to Traditional Chinese Medicine

    Strawberries are at their peak now and will remain so through July. In addition to being an appealing valentine-shaped fruit that you can eat fresh... Read more


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