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Tag Archives: Traditional Chinese Medicine
Chinese New Year is the most important holiday in China for good reason. Each new year brings new energies and opportunities. The celebration begins the day after the first new moon between January 21 and February 20 each year and lasts until the following full moon. These 2 weeks is a time of welcoming and aligning with the new
In Chinese medical theory, food is considered medicine. Food has qualities and functions biochemically and energetically that target specific organs. Not only that, but the action a particular food takes to benefit that organ in terms of taste, color and temperature is what is included in Five Element theory. Food has a relationship to both the natural elements
Early in the summer, a young mother with her newborn baby was at the mall, doing some shopping. She was wearing a cute summer dress with no sleeves. The temperature at the store was pretty chilly and I could not help but get concerned about that girl’s health for being exposed to such a cold environment during her post-partum period
Insomnia, a common issue in our society.
The most common sleep disorders include insomnia, sleep apnea, restless legs syndrome, and narcolepsy. Insomnia, a common complaint at our office causing patients a number of problems, such as weight gain, bad mood, irritability and lack of concentration, among others.
According to the NIH, at least 40 million Americans each
Most women suffer menopause symptoms at the end of their reproductive lifespan between the ages of 40 and 55. Those hormonal changes cause imbalances in the hormonal interplay between the pituitary gland, the hypothalamus, and the ovaries.
The menopausal symptoms include missed or irregular periods, hot flashes, night sweats, palpitations, moodiness and depression, headaches, memory loss,