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3 Ways to a Lucky New Year

Here are 3 suggestions, if followed will hopefully increase your good fortune in the New Year. 1. Edit Your Surroundings –  Look carefully at your surroundings (places that matter to you) examine every corner and rid yourself of old ghosts, outdated clothes and ideas. Make room for good luck. 2. Spend Time With People Who Matter To: Read More

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Posted By: tcm007 on December 29, 2016

A Beginner's Guide To Chinese Medicine

Traditional Chinese Medicine, TCM, can treat many health issues. While Chinese Medicine is well known for pain relief, there is so much more it can do. Improved fertility, digestive disorders, allergies/sinus infections and stress relief, are just a few of the problems that can be addressed with Chinese Medicine. Let me go over some basics. Chinese: Read More

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Posted By: tcm007 on December 19, 2016

Cupping Was One of the Top Searches on WebMD for 2016

The round bruises on swimmer Michael Phelps at the Olympics sent searches for the term “cupping” up by 136% among consumers in 2016. The centuries-old traditional Chinese therapy is trendy among athletes for pain relief, muscle tension, improved flexibility and range of motion. Among the many benefits of cupping are increased blood flow, a speedier: Read More

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Posted By: tcm007 on December 12, 2016

Happy Thanksgiving!

“At times our own light goes out and is rekindled by a spark from another person. Each of us has cause to think with deep gratitude of those who have lighted the flame within us” Albert Schweitzer

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Posted By: tcm007 on November 24, 2016

Acupuncture Benefits Veterans

I’m happy to report that acupuncture has been helpful to many Veterans who have defended our country, deserve and need the support. Veterans in this country have served bravely and suffered for it, and I want to say THANK YOU! Sadly veterans often return from service with traumatic brain injuries, chronic pain and post-traumatic stress: Read More

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Posted By: tcm007 on November 11, 2016

Baseball Players Use Acupuncture Too!

Here in Chicago, we are all hoping the Cubs will win the World Series. Therefore I thought a post about baseball players who have successfully used acupuncture was quite timely. Who are some of the brilliant players who know that acupuncture is a fantastic addition to training as well as injury recovery??? Find out here.: Read More

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Posted By: tcm007 on November 1, 2016

Donald vs. Hilary: Chinese Face Reading Revelations

The Great Face Debate of The 2016 Election This campaign has been a surreal experience for many of us. The analyses have gone on around the clock, but before the presidential contest comes to a close, I have one more – certainly more unusual – analysis to share. Chinese Medicine has a long tradition of: Read More

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Posted By: tcm007 on October 24, 2016

For Yom Kippur - 3 Steps of Atonement

Tomorrow is the holiday of Yom Kippur (meaning the day of atonement), it seems appropriate to think seriously about its meaning.  Whether you are Jewish or not, the steps are relevant because, at one time or another, we all find ourselves needing to atone for our behavior. Written by my mom – Dr. Linda Edelstein: Read More

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Posted By: tcm007 on October 10, 2016

What Are Allergies And How Can Acupuncture Help?

Those with allergies suffer many unpleasant symptoms. Luckily, Chinese Medicine offers effective relief for Allergic Rhinitis. Including nasty symptoms like: itchy, red, watery eyes, digestive disturbances, itchy throat or skin, congestion, postnasal drip and sneezing. What Causes Allergies? Allergies are a great example of a misplaced immune response. Exposure to allergens elicits the release of IgE antibodies. IgE: Read More

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Posted By: tcm007 on September 26, 2016

The Wonderful Chinese Herb Huang qi (also known as Astragalus)

Huang qi (Astragalus) is one of the most important and commonly used  herbs in Traditional Chinese Medicine. Astragalus is actually a genus of plant with over 2000 species. Its name,”Huang qi” means “yellow leader” it is a long yellow tap root with many uses. Well known in China for it’s ability to boost immunity. This makes it: Read More

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Posted By: tcm007 on September 11, 2016
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