Several studies appearing in different, reputable journals conclude that acupuncture, either pre-op or post-op reduces pain following gynecologic and abdominal surgeries. This is particularly good news when we consider how rapidly patients are discharged from hospitals. To read more about this research check out HealthCMI’s article here.
This week I will be attending a talk by His Holiness, the Dalai Lama, who will speak about non-violence. I’m looking forward to it and expect it to be an inspiring talk. In addition, I am going with a good friend who spent two years in Tibet so she brings a unique perspective. I will: Read More
Long, long before the big drug boom, herbal remedies were used to treat people’s complaints and to help them maintain wellness. In China, the recorded history of herbs goes back to 500 AD. The book, known as The Huang Di Nei Jing, The Yellow Emperor’s Classic of Internal Medicine, was the first to mention Chinese: Read More
Researchers are discovering more and more about the properties of Chinese herbs and how they can be used for your best health. In this article from the Wall Street Journal, researchers report that a specific combination of herbs seem to bolster colon-cancer treatment. They found that tests on animals with tumors have shown that administering: Read More
“In the practice of tolerance, one’s enemy is the best teacher.” ~ Dalai Lama I am very excited to be seeing the Dalai Lama when he visits Chicago!
Electroacupuncture is the use of electric stimulation on selected acupuncture points where needles have been carefully inserted. I use these technique in my Chicago acupuncture practice and have found it to be helpful. Now, a study has just come from the School of Chinese Medicine, University of Hong Kong where researchers used electroacupuncture to stimulate: Read More