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Archives: June 2014

I'm On Vacation!

I’m very excited to report…I’m on Vacation!!! I will be back in my Chicago office on July 7th. If you’d like to follow me on facebook or twitter I hope to post a few photos of my adventures.

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Posted By: tcm007 on June 27, 2014

The Secret About the “Secrets” in Acupuncture

I am honored to share this guest article by author Ioannis Solos, whose newest book ‘Developing Internal Energy for Effective Acupuncture Practice’ comes out this week.  Take it away Ioannis…. According to Hippocrates, the practice of Medicine was already flourishing even before the invention of writing. I believe that although the ancients could not read: Read More

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Posted By: tcm007 on June 25, 2014

“I Am a Young Tree Bending in the Wind”

This weekend I had a conversation with a good friend who used this metaphor to describe how she was approaching a tense situation. She was heading into a difficult conversation and wanted to remain strong and open. I liked the image of a young tree able to bend in the face of natural (and man-made): Read More

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Posted By: tcm007 on June 19, 2014

The "Pollen Vortex" Is Here - Chinese Medicine Can Help

Recently my Chicago acupuncture office has been receiving calls from people who are looking for allergy relief. Apparently we can blame the Polar Vortex for this, too. Our recent brutal winter has led us to a “pollen vortex”, not good news for people who suffer with allergies. Because it was sooo cold for sooo long,: Read More

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Posted By: tcm007 on June 16, 2014

Chinese Medicine and Mental Health

Mental health disorders are more common than you think. According to the NIH (National Institutes of Health), about one in four adults suffer from a mental disorder every year. Mental health disorders are medical conditions that take many forms and affect people to varying degrees. Mental disorders can cause disturbed thinking, an inability to cope: Read More

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Posted By: tcm007 on June 5, 2014

Herbal Coolers To Quench Your Thirst This Summer

Here in Chicago it is thrilling to finally have some warmer weather! In this post Cathy offers up two great cooling drinks which are healthier than your average sports drink or lemonade. From Pacific Herbs By Cathy Margolin Summertime is upon us and it’s heating up out there. Forget the lemonade and the passion fruit: Read More

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Posted By: tcm007 on June 4, 2014