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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
In traditional Chinese medical theory, one of the best ways to stay healthy is to live in balance with the seasons. Balance, in this context, means mindfully crafting your diet and certain aspects of your lifestyle based on what season it is.
An easy way to think about this is with fruits and vegetables: we are lucky these
In Traditional Chinese Medicine, each season is ruled by a particular organ system and spring is connected to the liver. What does this mean? Well, you probably notice changes in the way you feel, both physically and mentally, as the seasons change. I know I tend to feel a bit more contemplative and introspective during the winter months. Once
Tomorrow is the first day of spring. Yahoo! Except for that fact that many people don’t feel so hot this time of year.
The flu is—knock on wood—mostly behind us.
Spring is a happy time. Bunnies hop about. Flowers emerge in long forgotten corners of your garden. The birds return and sing so loudly they wake you in the morning.
This is not a time to be angry.
But according to Traditional Chinese Medicine, being angry is exactly what you can expect if you don’t balance your wood element.
Do you notice problems with your short-term or long-term memory? Do you want to prevent memory problems? Acupuncture can enhance your memory and prevent memory loss or poor memory. In Traditional Chinese Medicine, or TCM, there are 3 different aspects of our memory and these are controlled by the Spleen, Heart, and Liver in TCM physiology. Acupuncture boosts memory by