Seasonal Affective Disorder, also known as SAD, is a form of depression that affects people all throughout the world. Most commonly experienced during fall and winter months, the symptoms of SAD include depression, hypersomnia, lethargy, … [Read more...] about Seasonal Affective Disorder and TCM
Many people like to add walnuts to food to add some zest and a little crunchy kick, but walnuts are much more than a flavor additive, as they are chock full of healthy properties and have been used in Asia as an overall health tonic and … [Read more...] about Walnuts and Your Brain
The season of fall brings cooler weather and shorter days. As with any season, the world adjusts accordingly. Plants begin to go dormant, animals start scrounging for food to help get them through the upcoming winter months and humans start … [Read more...] about Healthy Eating for Fall
Stress is a word many people are familiar with. The dictionary defines stress in multiple ways, but there is only one that matters when we discuss how stress affects our physical bodies. The definition is this, “stress is a physical, … [Read more...] about Acupuncture as Physical Therapy for the Nervous System
In traditional Chinese medicine, healthy children are deemed to be abundant with Qi. Therefore, correctly applied acupressure can stimulate their healing process just as well as acupuncture can for adults. Here are some acupressure points … [Read more...] about Acupressure Points for Kids!
Acupuncture is part of a medical system that dates back nearly 3,500 years. This medical system is known as Traditional Chinese Medicine or TCM. TCM acknowledges not four but five seasons. The fifth season, Indian Summer, occurs in late … [Read more...] about Five Acupuncture Points for the 5th Season
Summer. The word alone stirs up thoughts of campfires, flip flops, popsicles, swimming and long sunny days. However, for many people it also means sunburns, mosquito bites and excessive sweating. Fortunately, there are lots of ways to deal … [Read more...] about Herbal Formulas for Summer
The adrenal glands are two tiny glands that sit on top of the kidneys. They are part of the overall endocrine system that produces hormones that regulate the body. The adrenal glands produce three very important hormones, adrenaline, … [Read more...] about Adrenal Fatigue, Chronic Stress and Acupuncture