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Archives: November 2010

Acupuncture Helps Veterans With Traumatic Brain Injuries

In the last couple of years the military and Veterans have been using acupuncture more frequently and with success. Acupuncture has been used in Iraq and here at home to treat Veterans with PTSD and chronic pain.  Acupuncture Today recently published this really well done article by Lynne Morgan, RN, LAc, OMD. She writes about the: Read More

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Posted By: tcm007 on November 28, 2010

Have A Very Happy Thanksgiving

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Posted By: tcm007 on November 25, 2010

UNESCO Recognizes Acupuncture

Acupuncture has been granted UNESCO World Heritage status.This is done to raise awareness and protect culture or natural sites.  All of the sites are things or places of special cultural or physical significance to the common heritage of humanity. The list is maintained by the international World Heritage Programme administered by the UNESCO  World Heritage Committee. According to Wikipedia,: Read More

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Posted By: tcm007 on November 23, 2010

Yin Qiao Is A Must Have To Prevent Colds and Flu

My Chinese Medicine practice is in Chicago where the winters can be pretty rough. Colds and flu’s are common. Everybody looks for relief so that they don’t miss time at work and play. There is a wonderful Chinese herbal formula named, Yin Qiao (also spelled Yin Chiao), to consider when you start sniffling. It is: Read More

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Posted By: tcm007 on November 21, 2010

Buddha Knew How To Get His Point Across

“A dog is not considered a good dog because he is a good barker. A man is not considered a good man because he is a good talker.“Buddha

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Posted By: tcm007 on November 19, 2010

The American Journal of Gastroenterology Reports; Chinese Medicine Is An Effective Treatment For Constipation

The American Journal of Gastroenterology, (2 November 2010) just published a study that found a Chinese Herbal Medicine – the hemp seed pill – to be an effective treatment for constipation. Trial 1 determined the optimal dosage of hemp seed pill from among three dosages. Trial 2, a randomized double-blind study, compared 2 sets of: Read More

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Posted By: tcm007 on November 18, 2010

Acupuncture In A Music Video ? You Bet !

Acupuncture is serious work but, last year I had the opportunity to have some fun with my needles. My friend Don Pogany is the founder and creative director of a marketing company called Sticky. He asked me to place acupuncture needles in a model who was going to appear in his company’s video. I had: Read More

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Posted By: tcm007 on November 16, 2010

Mayo Clinic ~ New Research Shows Qigong Can Relieve Chronic Pain

Qigong (also spelled Ch’i Kung and pronounced chee-gong,) means “energy work.” It is both an art and science that uses breathing techniques, gentle, almost dance like movements, and meditation to clear, strengthen, and circulate the energy (Qi) in your body. It is a powerful system of healing developed in China that is finding its way: Read More

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Posted By: tcm007 on November 15, 2010

What You Should Know About Those Stickers On Your Fruit And Vegetables

Do you know what the stickers on your fruits and vegetables mean?  I admit that until recently, I thought that they were placed on my apples to help the cashier scan items more efficiently. That may be true, but they are also useful to us and contain good information. Here is an article by Dr.: Read More

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Posted By: tcm007 on November 12, 2010

Acupuncture Adventures in Nepal

Recently I wrote about the inspiring work of the Acupuncture Relief Project in Nepal and have continued to stay informed about thier work. On their blog, Leith Nippes, volunteering for the 6th time, wrote about working during a monsoon. She says, ~ The valley was bone dry when I last left and after 7.5 months: Read More

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Posted By: tcm007 on November 9, 2010
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