Tag Archives: health

Seven Ways Acupuncture Can Help Men’s Health

Share

Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM) is a complete medical system that has been around for nearly 3,000 years. It combines nutrition, herbs, acupuncture and other modalities to help keep the body functioning properly, while also treating any ailments that might occur. TCM has been used to treat both men and women, regardless of their age, and TCM is frequently becoming the

Continue reading

Posted in Acupuncture, Men's Health, Traditional Chinese Medicine | Also tagged , , , Comments Off on Seven Ways Acupuncture Can Help Men’s Health

TCM and Libido in Men

Share

If your love life is lackluster, have you considered Traditional Chinese medicine to help a sagging libido? Acupuncture and herbal formulas may just be the ticket to improve your sex life and reignite your fire.

Posted in Acupuncture, Traditional Chinese Medicine | Also tagged , , , Comments Off on TCM and Libido in Men

Heart Afire: The Fire Element

Share

The organs in Chinese medicine are more than just a physical representation. The organs include not only their physiological function, but also their mental, emotional, spiritual and elemental qualities that align with nature and the seasons. Let’s explore the heart.

The heart season is summer, and heart is considered the most yang: hot, bountiful and abundant. Yang is what is

Continue reading

Posted in Acupuncture, Traditional Chinese Medicine, Wellness | Also tagged , Comments Off on Heart Afire: The Fire Element

Valentine’s Day, TCM and Heart Health

Share

Every February men all over the world flock to the local flower shops and jewelry stores in search of the perfect bouquet or piece of jewelry to express their undying love to their significant other. Why?  Nobody knows for certain, but there are at least a couple of theories.

One theory is a Catholic priest, Valentine, was imprisoned for helping

Continue reading

Posted in Acupuncture, Traditional Chinese Medicine | Also tagged , Comments Off on Valentine’s Day, TCM and Heart Health

Nutrition for Heart Health OM Nutrition & Hypertension

Share

Oriental medicine (OM) nutrition combines ancient wisdom with modern science. OM nutrition is a holistic approach, which aims to balance all five flavors within most meals with one or two flavors being emphasized for therapeutic purposes. OM nutrition for a hypertension emphasizes bitter flavors, sour flavors and energetically-cooling foods.

OM theory states the bitter flavor benefits the heart in moderation

Continue reading

Posted in Diet, Health, Nutrition | Also tagged , , Comments Off on Nutrition for Heart Health OM Nutrition & Hypertension

6 daily habits to lower your risk of cancer

Share

Quit the tobacco, and don’t start if you haven’t already

It should be common sense now that smoking or chewing tobacco can lead to multiple types of cancer. If you are trying to quit, you are not alone. Try joining a support group or making a plan for yourself to set goals for quitting. Facing addiction is hard, but not

Continue reading

Posted in Diet, Health, Wellness | Also tagged , Comments Off on 6 daily habits to lower your risk of cancer

Acupuncture and Prostate Health

Share

Whether you are looking to reduce your risk of prostate disease or treat an existing condition, acupuncture may be able to help. Because of its holistic approach, acupuncture can help relieve symptoms associated with prostate problems like frequent and painful urination.

A report titled Traditional Chinese Medicine and Prostate Health published by Pacific College found Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM) to

Continue reading

Posted in Acupuncture, Men's Health, Wellness | Also tagged , , Comments Off on Acupuncture and Prostate Health

The One Simple Summer Eating Tip to Make You Feel Fantastic

Share

Healthy eating tips for the summer are a little tricky.

Since the weather is warm, you need light, cooling foods.  Juicy peaches, sweet watermelons, tomatoes hot off the vine…  The right foods are easy to find.  One trip through your garden or a walk through a farmer’s market and you’ll have the perfect summer meal.

But since you’re outside exercising

Continue reading

Posted in Nutrition | Also tagged , , , Comments Off on The One Simple Summer Eating Tip to Make You Feel Fantastic

50 Ways to Leave Your Acupuncturist

Share

I’m a lucky acupuncturist.

I work with wonderful people every day and I get to hear your stories, celebrate when you get well and watch your families grow up.

I always try to think of ways to improve your health but suddenly it occurred to me—there is one way I haven’t yet helped you.

I haven’t given you a definitive

Continue reading

Posted in Acupuncture, Wellness | Also tagged , Comments Off on 50 Ways to Leave Your Acupuncturist

How to End Seasonal Affective Disorder and Start Loving Winter

Share

Many people feel down as winter approaches.  It’s dark.  It’s cold. The holidays can be stressful.

But for some people every winter is unbearable.  They’re tired and depressed.  They don’t want to get out of bed.  They snap at their families and binge on junk food.

These people have seasonal affective disorder (SAD).

Our moods and energy levels fluctuate with

Continue reading

Posted in Acupuncture, Wellness | Also tagged , , , Comments Off on How to End Seasonal Affective Disorder and Start Loving Winter