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Food Energetics

In Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM) food is viewed as medicine and is used to nourish and harmonize the body, mind, and spirit. All foods have a distinct energy and characteristic properties that either help to balance our bodies and make us healthy, or that create imbalances which ultimately result in sickness. TCM practitioners use the food energetics system to teach their patients how to enjoy food and learn how to heal their bodies through what they eat. Food energetics is …

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Cupping Therapy Benefits

CUPPING THERAPY BENEFITS Promoting Better Quality of Sleep Boosting You Immunity Cupping therapy benefits a lot of health ailments. In addition, is now becoming increasingly popular as a way to boost relaxation and improve sleep quality. A number of celebrities and athletes have started using cupping to help them with a number of health conditions. In addition, to help promote overall relaxation and natural wellness. The increased relaxation from cupping can be felt during the day and then lead to …

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Acupuncture and Chinese Medicine for Endometriosis

Cred: Holistic Health Oxford Acupuncture has been researched to treat both endometriosis and menstrual pain with positive results as we have shown in our previous post here . While we are familiar with the Western viewpoint of endometriosis, let’s take a look at the Chinese Medicine analysis of the roots of this condition.  In Chinese Medicine, there are two ways if which the natural flow and circulation of the body can be stagnated: Qi and/or Blood.  Qi can be visualized as …

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10 Chinese Medicine tips for insomnia

Chinese Medicine can help with Insomnia Lack of sleep leads to a whole host of possible health problems – such as heart disease, obesity, depression, and ulcers. It also reduces how productive we are at work. Doctor of acupuncture, Zen Tuan shares 10 simple tips from Traditional Chinese Medicine to help you with insomnia and enjoy better quality sleep 10 tips to fight insomnia Drink green tea instead of coffee in the morning.  Drinking green tea on a daily basis is a lot better …

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Nutrition Awareness Month: Eat What You Need

MARCH IS NUTRITION AWARENESS MONTH A holistic philosophy, like the traditional Chinese medicine (TCM) approach to nutrition, would be to listen to what your body is asking for and not to subscribe to advertisements or trendy diets. Eat what YOU need. But how do you know the difference in what you need and what you crave? TCM practitioners strive to determine the differentiation pattern of each person to make a unique treatment plan and dietary recommendations. Depending on the diagnosis, …

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