Traditional Chinese Medicine

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

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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...




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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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    The Yin and Yang of The Menstrual Cycle

    In Chinese Medicine, a woman’s monthly menstrual cycle is another example of how yin and yang works in the human body to maintain balance. From a... Read more

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    11 Easy Ways to Eat and Lose Weight Naturally Following the Asian Diet Plan

     The focus of Asian diet plan is to create wellness. By practicing these dietary habits you will  have health and energy for life.  We all know:  ”Health... Read more

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    Acupuncture Regulates the Nervous System

    New evidence demonstrates acupuncture activates specific regions of the brain for the treatment of specific diseases. Investigators from the Acupuncture and Moxibustion Department of Beijing... Read more

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    Ling Gu: An Amazing Acupuncture Point

    Acupuncture treatments almost always use more than one acupoint, but today, I want to highlight one of my favorites. I use the point named Ling... Read more

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    Herbal Coolers To Quench Your Thirst This Summer

    From Pacific Herbs By Cathy Margolin  This tea is also greener!! Instead of buying and tossing those plastic (BPA ridden) bottles into landfills, you’re making a healthy fitness... Read more

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    Skin Care: Face Mapping and Your Health (+Video)

     Face it, our health may not always be our primary concern—instead it is often how we look! Many of us really only pay attention to... Read more

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    ABCs of Fertility: Acupuncture, Babies, Chinese Medicine

    Many women get pregnant easily, but it is unlikely that they are reading this article. For other couples, having a baby may be more difficult... Read more

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    Acupuncture Needle Qi Sensation Revealed

    New research explores the role of de-qi in the field of acupuncture. De-qi is a combination of bodily sensations induced by acupuncture needling techniques combined... Read more

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    Kim Kardashian, 1 of 10 Celebrity Acupuncture Fans

    1) Jennifer Aniston -Has made many headlines, and a couple of them have involved Chinese Medicine. She is reportedly a fan of both acupuncture and cupping.  2) Matt... Read more

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    New Research – Qi Gong Lowers Blood Pressure

    A recent study confirms that Qi Gong helps to reduce cases of high blood pressure in patients with pre-hypertension and mild hypertension. Qi Gong encompasses many... Read more

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    Liver 3 – A Wonderful Acupuncture Point

    Liver 3 (Taichong/Great Rushing) is a very popular acupuncture point that I use everyday in my Chicago acupuncture practice. It is often a sensitive point when rubbed or needled... Read more

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    3 Best Summer Foods According to Traditional Chinese Medicine

    The element associated with summer is, not surprisingly, fire according to Traditional Chinese Medicine, and it  is the season of the year that is most... Read more

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    A First Appointment For Chinese Medicine and Acupuncture

    Many people are unfamiliar with Traditional Chinese Medicine and acupuncture. They want to know what to expect when they go to see a Chinese Medicine practitioner... Read more


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