Spring is a time of renewal, regeneration, growth and energy. The plants and animals awaken from the slumber of the cold winter months. The vital nutrients that have been stored in the roots of the plants and the bodies of the animals, … [Read more...] about Five Foods for Spring
Spring is the season of growth, regeneration, increased activity and new beginnings. During the season of spring, people experience many changes. Allergies, high blood pressure, headaches, sinus pain and congestion, anger, irritation and … [Read more...] about Five Acupuncture Points for Spring
The common cold is something everybody deals with and there are a thousand different suggestions on how to avoid catching a cold. Everything from megadoses of vitamin C to increasing your sleep time. And while some of these are not bad … [Read more...] about Chinese Medicine and Cold Prevention
Mental/Emotional Aspects of The Heart The major responsibility of the heart in Traditional Chinese Medicine is housing the mind and controlling the shen. “Shen” can be seen as the overall healthiness of the mind. When you look at a … [Read more...] about All About the Heart!
It’s almost that time of year again. The time of year when everybody makes promises to themselves known as New Year’s resolutions. But how many actually keep and achieve those resolutions after January? The statistics aren’t very promising. … [Read more...] about Start the New Year Off Right: Get Acupuncture!
By: Kim M. Filkins, L.Ac. Oh the holidays! You either love them or hate them. There is rarely any gray area. But, one thing is almost certain, everybody feels sluggish after the holidays are over. Thanks to all the cookies and milk, … [Read more...] about 7 Ways to Detox After the Holidays
Traditional Chinese Medicine, a medical system that has been around for nearly 3,000 years, views the body differently than modern medicine. When the body is broken down to its core, its tiniest molecules can be classified as energy. This … [Read more...] about Eating Right for Your Body Type – Five Elements
By: Kim M. Filkins, L.Ac. Everybody gets sick at some point in their life. For some, it’s just a quick weekend thing. For others, it can last for several days and even weeks. Why do some people always get sick whenever there is a bug … [Read more...] about Building Protective Qi with TCM