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4 Lifestyle Tweaks to Thrive this Spring

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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

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Eating Well for Springtime

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Traditional Chinese medicine says aligning your diet with the seasons is one of the best ways to stay healthy. Mother Nature provides exactly what we need to be healthy. Paying attention to the fruits, vegetables and herbs that grow during different seasons in the region where you live is a great way to incorporate the philosophies of traditional

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Five Reasons to Get Acupuncture for Allergies

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Allergies, seasonal or otherwise, is one of the biggest health issues people deal with in the United States. And the numbers are rising every year. Part of this is because our agricultural practices have changed drastically in the past 40 years and our bodies are not accustomed to dealing with genetically modified foods or the excessive amounts of pesticides

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Eating According to TCM: Five Foods for Spring

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Spring is a time of renewal, regeneration, growth and energy. The plants and animals awaken from the slumber of the cold winter months. The vital nutrients that have been stored in the roots of the plants and the bodies of the animals, comes to the surface and life becomes more vibrant and fluid. Human beings are no different. Humans

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Does Your Liver Need a Spring Tune-Up?

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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

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7 Signs That You Need Acupuncture This Spring

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Sharing with you this AcuTake article by Sara Calabro:

7 Signs That You Need Acupuncture This Spring

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.

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Spring Acupuncture Tips to Keep You Healthy, Happy and Flexible

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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.

In

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Seattle Community Acupuncture: 7 Acupuncture Points for Allergies

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7 Acupuncture Points That Can Save Your Life This Spring

If you live in Seattle, it’s not too late to come to Purple Dragon Healing Arts to prevent spring allergy symptoms. Acupuncture can relieve allergy symptoms anytime but it’s best to begin acupuncture treatments several weeks before you come in contact with allergens so that symptoms can be

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