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Flu Prevention and Treatment with Chinese Medicine
It's the time of the year when we get so many questions about flu prevention and treatment with Chinese Medicine. Herbal medicine and Acupuncture both can have a profound impact on strengthening the immune system. A strong immune system will prevent cold and flu...
Lifestyle Tips for Flu Prevention
An Ounce of Prevention is Worth a Pound of Cure A few weeks ago I realized that wintertime is close. It was neither the fresh coat of powdery snow on top of Longs Peak nor the turning of the leaves. It was a woman at Walgreen’s pharmacy, who asked me “Would you like a...
Meditation for better health
A friend sent me this article on meditation. I found it note worthy and felt inspired to be more diligent with my meditation practice. I hope you will enjoy reading it as well. I summarized the essence of this article below. Please click on the link to read the entire...
Preventative Medicine – Back to the Roots
In Chinese Medicine the focus of treatment is on keeping the body healthy and balanced. In ancient times in China their patients paid doctors as long as they were healthy.
Conjunctivitis Or Pink Eye The flu season has arrived with a vengeance this year. One side effect of the flu can be conjunctivitis. It is an inflammation of the conjunctiva. The conjunctiva is the thin clear tissue that lies over the white part of the eye and lines...
Herbal Medicine – turmeric vs. prozac
Curcumin is the active ingredient in turmeric. “It has been found to have a measurable effect on mood; it induces neural growth factors in the brain, mimicking the action of the anti depressant Prozac.”
Acupuncture & PTSD
Post-traumatic stress disorder is an anxiety condition that can develop after a person has experienced or witnessed a terrifying event or ordeal. Traumatic events that may trigger PTSD include violent personal assaults, natural or human-caused disasters, accidents, or military combat.
The Friends in Our Gut
Did you know that we share our bodies with billions of living creatures? It has been calculated, that there are more bacterial cells in our digestive tract than cells in our body! There are more of them inside each of us than us. Bacteria live on our skin and the...