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Using Acupuncture to Treat Liver & Kidney Health: Why it Works

According to the National Institutes of Health, chronic kidney disease (CKD) affects more than 1 in 7 U.S. adults (an estimated 37 million). And the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention estimates that approximately 4.5 million adults have been diagnosed with liver disease. Those are some sobering statistics, but did you know that acupuncture has a proven

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Kidney and Bladder Health & TCM

The kidney is an especially important organ in Traditional Chinese Medicine. Not only does it flush out the unwanted toxins from our body, but is believed to support the body’s reproductive system as well as regulate the circulation of fluids in the body.

In TCM, the kidney is the source of yin and yang, the cooling and warming energies that

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Community Acupuncture Seattle: Winter is Kidney and Kale Time

We community acupuncture practitioners recommend eating a healthy, nutritious diet of mostly whole foods, and to eat seasonal foods. According to Chinese medicine, seasonal foods are not only foods that flourish and grow during each season but also foods that resonate with the body in each season. Wintertime corresponds to the Chinese Kidney system. In Chinese medicine, the Kidneys are

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