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Chinese Medicine

Acupuncture During Chemo

This past week I was reminded how helpful community acupuncture is for folks as they undergo chemotherapy. A clinic goer first came in at the urging of her care team after having many symptoms from  her chemo treatments to treat her diagnosis…

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You’re Going to Put A Needle For My Back Pain Where?

Acupuncture is full of mysteries when we look at it with a Western Biomedical lens. Not so much when we look at it through the lens of Traditional Chinese Medical Theory. I often get asked why I would stick a needle…

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Reduce Stress With These DIY Treatments

Stress effects all of us. The more tools we have to reduce stress, the better we feel. Some tools work better at certain times than others and some aren’t always available. The more options we have, the more prepared we…

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Herbal Spotlight: Minor Bupleurum

I love herbs to kick colds and flus before they take hold. We have a few commonly used classic formulas that are used just when you start to get that tickle in your throat. Sometimes we miss the window of…

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Thai Mat Massage

Thai Mat Massage is practiced fully-clothed and in a one-on-one session. It is viewed as a martial art of healing and is reported to manifest many positive results both physically and emotionally. In Thailand, this bodywork is utilized medicinally as a cherished…

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Cold Care for Rainy Days

The only constant is change. Mother Nature is such a good teacher of this simple, yet really hard to accept truth. Last week we were in t-shirts and soaking up the late September rays and this week we are gearing…

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Tibetan Five Rites For A Vibrant Life

I was recently taught the Tibetan Five Rites at the women’s retreat in New Mexico that I attended. From the view of a yoga instructor, a student of Tai Chi and some one who loves to move her body, I…

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Are All Vitamins Created Equally?

The best vitamins for our bodies come from real, whole foods. It would be a sweet life if our foods gave us everything we needed and we made all the right food choices everyday. I would eat a rainbow of…

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PTSD: How Acupuncture Can Help

Posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD) is an anxiety disorder that can develop after exposure to a terrifying event or ordeal in which grave physical harm occurred or was threatened. Traumatic events that may trigger PTSD include violent personal assaults, natural or…

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The Three Levels of Healing

Harriet Beinfield is a pioneer in bringing Chinese Medicine to the West.  She has been practicing since the 1970’s. I especially like this excerpt from an interview with her: “There’s an ancient Chinese medical text that names three levels of…

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