About a week ago, I caught a head cold. It was the kind of cold where my nose ran continually, to the point that I...
Gained Weight on the Diet That Your Friend Swore By? Here’s Why.
I have never been much of a dieter, although there are times in my life when I probably should have. There have, however, been times... Read more
Acupuncture Alleviates Knee Pain Due to Arthritis
Acupuncture relieves pain, stiffness, and improves knee function for patients with knee osteoarthritis. Researchers from the Chengdu University of TCM (Traditional Chinese Medicine) investigated the... Read more
Chinese Medicine: 5 Benefits of Tui Na Massage
Tui na (pronounced “twee nah”) is a form of Asian bodywork that has been used in China for centuries and is the oldest known system of... Read more
Chinese Medicine: 6 Steps to Avoid That Burned-Out Feeling
At my acupuncture clinic, I see a number of patients who work too hard. I see a busy lawyer who sometimes works 70 and 80... Read more
Spring Is a Time to ‘Go With the Flow’ in Chinese Medicine
The effective treatment of depression and emotional conditions by acupuncture is best explained through the element of Wood, spring, and Liver Qi Stagnation. Here in the... Read more
How to Harmonize Your Health With Licorice Root
We have all heard of licorice, but what it is used FOR, is a bit of a mystery. Licorice is used in nearly every Chinese herbal formula... Read more
Acupuncture Relieves High Blood Pressure With Lasting Results
Acupuncture is an effective treatment for hypertension. Researchers demonstrate that acupuncture alleviates hypertension and its signs and symptoms. Zhao et al. conclude that acupuncture reduces levels... Read more
Fascinating Facts On Chinese Herbs
What do I find most fascinating about Chinese medicine and Chinese herbs? Maybe its because Chinese herbs are the oldest medicine on earth. Practiced for nearly 5000... Read more
4 Tips to Boost Your Kidney Qi for Valentine’s Day!
Valentine’s Day is here! I’ll bet you didn’t know that the Chinese Medicine secret to a good love life is having strong Kidney Qi. In... Read more
What You Need to Know About the Year of the Monkey
Because we are dealing with a fire Monkey, be prepared for things to heat up! Get ready for a good year filled with playfulness, romance,... Read more
Understanding the Heart of Chinese Medicine
Modern people typically believe that the brain rules the body. But according to ancient Chinese doctors, the heart is in charge. In traditional Chinese medicine,... Read more
Some Traditional Chinese Customs to Bring You Good Luck in the New Year
The Chinese have some traditions that if followed will hopefully increase your good fortune in the Chinese New Year. *Clean Your House – Get into every... Read more
Can Cinnamon Help Protect You From Cancer?
University of Arizona College of Pharmacy Researchers and the UA Cancer Center say a compound found in cinnamon is a potent colorectal cancer preventor. New... Read more
MRI Finds Acupuncture Relieves Internet Addiction
MRI imaging and clinical research confirms that acupuncture relieves internet addiction disorder. Neuroimaging demonstrates that acupuncture normalizes brain activity levels while alleviating compulsive internet use,... Read more
The Power of Small Changes
I am a gardening geek. I love to get outside in the spring to see what plants are peeking through the wet, still-frozen ground. To... Read more
Is Acupuncture the Right Career for You?
Thirty years ago, when the baby boomers were looking for their first careers, acupuncture was not yet on most people’s radar. But after the doors... Read more