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Research Shows Acupuncture Can Reduce Menstrual Pain

A July, 2017, study tested acupuncture as a treatment for women suffering from menstrual pain. Researchers found that over 50% of the women in the study reported a 50% reduction in pain symptoms, furthermore the success was maintained at the one year mark. This acupuncture study is the work of medical researchers from Western Sydney University, Australia and: Read More

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Posted By: tcm007 on October 8, 2017

The Lesson Of Autumn

Fall is here and this season, always gives us an important reminder. Let It Go, whatever it is you need to let go of this is the moment. According to Chinese Medicine, Autumn is the best time to let go. In Fall, nature releases its abundant creations of the past year and marks the end of: Read More

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Posted By: tcm007 on September 21, 2017

Happy Labor Day!

  “Well done is better than well said.” ~ Benjamin Franklin

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Posted By: tcm007 on September 4, 2017

The New Illinois Acupuncture Practice Act Has Passed

The new Illinois Acupuncture practice act has greatly expanded our scope of practice and will help our professional growth in Illinois. It also includes the fact that we must find a comprise with physical therapists on ‘dry needling’. Below I have an excerpt from the Illinois Acupuncture Association with further details on our new practice: Read More

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Posted By: tcm007 on September 1, 2017

5 Great Things To Do In Amsterdam

I have another post in the works about my recent trip to Amsterdam. Exploring such a beautiful city, made me acutely aware of how much traveling helps me to be in the present moment. However I am back in Chicago now and the concept seems harder to write about. So I decided to get this: Read More

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Posted By: tcm007 on August 30, 2017

Join Me Monday On Twitter For #AcupunctureHour

This coming Monday, August 14th, I will be hosting ‘Acupuncture Hour’ on Twitter and I hope you will join me! The discussion goes from 2:00-3:00 p.m. in Chicago or Central Standard time and 8:00-9:00 p.m. in the United Kingdom, where this fabulous hour was started. What is Acupuncture Hour?  One hour every Monday, acupuncturists, lovers: Read More

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Posted By: tcm007 on August 10, 2017

Summer and Traditional Chinese Medicine

Summer is here! In Chinese Medicine this is the time of year that is considered most yang. To learn more about yin and yang click here. High yang means heat, maximum activity, and moving outward with our lives and into nature. In Chicago we’re right in the middle of our ‘high yang’ summer, so I’m: Read More

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Posted By: tcm007 on July 10, 2017

Happy July 4th!

We must be free not because we claim freedom, but because we practice it. ~William Faulkner

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Posted By: tcm007 on July 3, 2017
Labels: Holidays

Ryan Gosling Gets Acupuncture Too!

Actor Ryan Gosling was photographed leaving an acupuncture clinic in L.A. on Friday. He looked pretty good! The ‘La La Land’ actor just wrapped up a European promotional tour for his latest movie, Blade Runner 2049. I hear those promotional tours are exhausting; perhaps he needed to recharge and relax, which acupuncture is perfect for!

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Posted By: tcm007 on July 2, 2017

Healthy Herbal Coolers To Quench Your Thirst This Summer

Here in Chicago it is thrilling to finally have some warmer weather! In this post Cathy Margolin shares two great recipes for cooling drinks, which are much 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: Read More

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Posted By: tcm007 on June 6, 2017
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