PCOS: It’s All About the Sugar

Whether recently diagnosed or suffering for years, there is a particular four letter word that has come to plague many of us: PCOS. Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome, or PCOS, affects 6-10 percent of reproductive-age women; it is one of the most common causes of irregular ...

Five Organs’ Emotional Ties in Chinese Medicine

According to Traditional Chinese Medicine, everything is energy. “Everything that makes up a human being, mind-body-spirit, correlates at an energetic level to something ‘external’ in nature. We can use the vibrational frequency of nature and these principles of natural ...

Traditional Chinese Medicine: Ancient Medicine, Modern Benefits

Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM) is a medical system that has been cultivated over the last 2,500 years. Today, in China, TCM is an accepted medical system alongside allopathic or conventional medicine A hospital in China may have an acupuncture floor, along with ...

Lowering the Pressure: A TCM Approach for a Common Cardiovascular Issue

Are antihypertensive medicines helping or harming our bodies? Recently, the benefits of treating high blood pressure with antihypertensive medicines have been called into question. Research published in JAMA Internal Medicinein October 2018 found that treating mild ...

The Truest Gift: Cultivating Wellness During the Holiday Season

The holiday season should be a time of peace and joy, but for some, the many stressors and commitments of the time between Thanksgiving and New Year’s Day often make this time of year seem like a chore rather than something to be enjoyed. Give yourself the gift ...

Chinese Medical and Sports Medicine Massage

Since ancient times, Chinese medical practitioners have understood that energy, or “qi” (pronounced “chee”), in the body must constantly flow in order to relieve stress and prevent diseases. One of the types of Chinese medical massage used to promote healing qi ...