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Archives: March 2016

Anger, Spring and The Element of Wood

Classical Five Element Chinese Medicine theory says that each of the five elements has many associations, including seasons and particular emotions. The emotion related to the wood element is anger. Wood is also the element of Spring, making it appropriate to think about now. We all get angry sometimes, right? I certainly can get furious and: Read More

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Posted By: tcm007 on March 23, 2016

3 Healthy Green Foods For Saint Patrick's Day

Saint Patrick’s day is here and I hope everyone has a fun celebration! For those of you who would like to consume something other than green beer, here are three healthy food suggestions from the website the Worlds Healthiest Foods. Broccoli Like other cruciferous vegetables, broccoli contains the phytonutrients sulforaphane and the indoles, which have significant anti-cancer: Read More

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Posted By: tcm007 on March 17, 2016

Painful Intercourse May Be Due To Vulvodynia

Sexual intercourse is painful for some women, and one cause of the discomfort is due to a condition called Vulvodynia (vul-vo-DIN-ee-uh). You aren’t alone if you haven’t heard of it; many M.D.s and other healthcare providers have not heard of this condition, either. Also those who experience it often don’t know that acupuncture and Chinese: Read More

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Posted By: tcm007 on March 14, 2016

Acupuncture Increased Ovarian Function and Pregnancy Results

A very recent study in China observed the positive effects of “menstrual cycle-based acupuncture therapy” on specific patients undergoing treatment with IVF (In vitro-fertilization). The research was designed to look for changes in ovarian function and pregnancy rates after a series of acupuncture treatments. The study was comprised of a group of 63 women who: Read More

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Posted By: tcm007 on March 9, 2016

Chinese Medicine Basics; Acupuncture, Cupping, Moxabustion and Herbal Medicine

Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM) is a holistic healing system that has been in use for thousands of years. TCM is still commonly used today in clinics and hospitals throughout China and most of Asia. The techniques of Chinese Medicine, were developed with the principle that the best medicine encourages the body’s own healing abilities. Using: Read More

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Posted By: tcm007 on March 3, 2016