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Health Benefits of Ginger

The name for fresh ginger in TCM is Sheng Jiang and its medicinal uses were first recorded in 500 CE by Tao Hong-Jing in his Miscellaneous Records of Famous Physicians,…

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Treating Smoking Addiction With Acupuncture

Our treatment plans are unique to each individual because different approaches work for different people. And while we cannot make a recommendation without meeting you and learning your health history,…

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Say Hi Inside

This simple meditation suggests that you “smile” to all of your internal organs and glands. It is a way of saying “thank you” to your body for working 24 hours­­­,…

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Your Body as a Garden

The concept of gardening gives us an excellent illustration for the theories behind Traditional Chinese medicine (TCM) and acupuncture. Imagine you are a gardener whose job it is to help…

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How Sweet it is…

Sucrose, or sugar as it is commonly known, is currently the most popular sweetener used in the food market today. On a daily basis, the average person obtains almost 20%…

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Devil in Disguise

Painkillers are being abused like never before.  The media likes to sensationalize the use of prescription pain medications being sold in dark alleys by neighborhood thugs and resident riff-raff. But…

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Orthodontics For Your Health

One of the biggest myths about acupuncture is that “once you start, you have to go forever.” First of all, it is entirely up to you how long you choose…

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Detox your Mind

Whether you realize it or not, one of the most powerful forces in your life is your self-image. A positive, healthy self-image can carry you to heights you’ve never imagined,…

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Commit…Then Follow Through

Let’s get right to the point.  There is no magic bullet, the easy way out is the wrong way, and quick fixes never stand the test of time.  We all…

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Are You on a Slow Simmer?

There’s an old metaphor about a frog in boiling water.  If you drop a frog in a pot of boiling water, he will immediately jump out because of the sudden,…

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A House Divided

“A house divided against itself cannot stand.” –Abraham Lincoln Pain killer…Check. Anti-inflammatory…Check. Anti-anxiety…Check. Antidepressant…Check. And that’s just breakfast! For many, starting the day by downing a handful of pills has…

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