by Barbara Elsner, RDH L.AcMS, Dipl.OM
Weight gain is one of the chief complaints of patients who lead stressful lives. Many of these people are watching their diets and exercising often. It is very frustrating to those who count their calories, eat well, and exercise to have such difficulty losing weight... The number one reason for this is stress...
Editor's Note: 'What are acupuncture points?' is probably one of the most frequent questions a TCM practitioner receives. At times energetic medicine like acupuncture is difficult to explain to patients, yet Mona uses imagery, analogies, and favorite quotes to eloquently relay this information. Great video!
by Phil Veneziano MS, LAc
"Psst… What’s the deal with acupuncture? Can it really help you get to sleep at night? Without using prescription drugs? And you even fall asleep on the treatment table with the needles in?"...
Editor´s Note: This is a great article! The author explains in an very tangible way how acupuncture needles work and how the body responds to Chinese Medicine. He offers insight into looking at the healing process in a new way, which provides a better environment for the entire body.
by Ion Doaga
Did you ever have a massage but didn’t get what you expected? It was too deep or it was too light for you?
Massages are not something you experience every day, and when you decide to try it you want it to be an amazing experience. Especially when you make a spa gift certificate to someone who never had a massage.
So many types of massage and you have to choose only one...
Massage & Bodywork
by Sara Calabro
A common assumption about acupuncture is that it hurts. You are, after all, getting stuck with needles. Fear of pain from acupuncture needles is one of the most common reasons people forgo acupuncture...
Editor´s Note: This is an informative article for anyone new or old to acupuncture. 'De qi' is described, as well as the 5 sensations that are typically felt during an acupuncture treatment. No matter what sensation is felt, the outcome of improved health and wellbeing is the goal.
by Hugh Castor
With the influenza season in full swing, it is a good idea to take preventive measures to decrease your chances of getting sick. There are a number of natural, safe, and simple measures from Traditional Chinese Medicine and Naturopathy that one can use to minimize exposure and to increase resistance to the flu...
by Dr. Hyun K. Lee
Living in North America, we are conditioned to the idea that one doesn’t go to the doctor until one is sick. For western medicine, this makes plenty of sense, but the same can’t be said for eastern medicine. Oriental Medicine is effective when you are sick, but it is most effective when you’re not...
Editor´s Note: This article parallels one of my favorite sayings which is, "an ounce of prevention is worth a pound of cure." Dr. Hyun K. Lee eloquently describes the importance of preventing disease and maintaining good health through regular acupuncture treatments. He explains the difference between Eastern and Western medical treatments, and how acupuncture can keep you functioning at your optimum level.
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