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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

Spring Into Action!

In Chicago we have been waiting eagerly for Spring and it has finally arrived. In Chinese Medicine, every season has an element attached to it. Spring brings us the Wood element. Wood exemplifies the active energy of Spring. Every day, just walking down the street, I see more trees beginning to bloom, hyacinths giving way to: Read More

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Posted By: tcm007 on May 1, 2017

Milk Thistle is Perfect for Spring Cleaning (Your Body)

Spring is a perfect time for cleaning your home as well as your body. Most of us are exposed to damaging substances on a daily basis, such as alcohol, medications, pesticides, and environmental toxins. Milk thistle encourages the liver to cleanse itself and can protect it from the intake of toxins. Several scientific studies suggest that: Read More

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Posted By: tcm007 on April 18, 2017

Tax Day...

I’m proud to pay taxes in the United States; the only thing is, I could be just as proud for half the money. ~Arthur Godfrey

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Posted By: tcm007 on April 18, 2017

Happy Easter!

“Easter is meant to be a symbol of hope, renewal, and new life.” Janine di Giovanni

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Posted By: tcm007 on April 16, 2017

Acupuncture Offers Long Term Pain Relief For Migraine Sufferers

A study recently published in the Journal of the American Medical Association (JAMA) shows long term pain relief for migraine sufferers. This study had 249 participants who regularly suffered migraines without aura. They were divided into 3 groups: *true acupuncture *sham acupuncture and *a control group. The participants kept diaries to record how often they: Read More

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Posted By: tcm007 on April 12, 2017

Acupuncture Use Continues To Grow In The Military

The U.S Military is rapidly expanding their use of acupuncture for Soldiers and Veterans. This expansion is due to the numerous training programs, for physicians and other healthcare providers throughout the Military services. The Military is figuring out something those of us in the field of Chinese Medicine have known for a long time. Acupuncture is: Read More

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Posted By: tcm007 on April 5, 2017
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