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Winter Squash Soup

Winter Squash is a wonderful food for Winter. The abundance of this tasty squash peaks in early Fall and is available to early winter. During cold weather, I suggest that you switch from cold, raw foods, such as salads, to warmer, cooked foods, such as soups and steamed vegetables. This brings us to Winter squash: Read More

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Posted By: tcm007 on January 14, 2019

Water Is The Chinese Element Of Winter

As many of you already know, in Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM), different elements are connected to each season. Water is the element of Winter. And, as we in Chicago know very well – winter is here! Winter is the season of stillness and rest (think hibernation), during which energy is condensed, conserved, and stored. Similarly,: Read More

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Posted By: tcm007 on December 7, 2018

3 Tips To Improve Your Fertility

I’m very pleased to share another video featuring acupuncturist and teacher Naava Carmen, a specialist in the treatment of infertility, with 20 years of experience. Getting pregnant is not always easy and Chinese Medicine can do a great deal to improve your chances of conceiving and carrying the baby to term. However (as Naava so eloquently: Read More

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Posted By: tcm007 on November 20, 2018

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 12, 2018

Learn How Acupuncture Works And The Research Behind It

I’m very excited to share this video with you. If you have read my blog before, you know I am a fan of Mel Hopper Koppelman, the Director of Evidence Based Acupuncture. During this part of our conversation (here is Part 1 and Part 2) Mel addresses three of the most common questions people ask: Read More

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Posted By: tcm007 on October 12, 2018

Female Power And Chinese Medicine With Naava Carman

Are you ready? I am posting a portion of the powerful conversation I shared with Naava Carman. One of the more provocative topics we covered was feminism and her personal experiences over the past year after blogging about misogyny and female power in our field of Chinese Medicine. I think whether you‘re an acupuncturist or: Read More

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Posted By: tcm007 on October 3, 2018

Rebecca Talks About Treating Children with Food Allergies, Complex Cases And More

Rebecca Avern’s new book ‘Acupuncture for Babies, Children and Teenagers: Treating both the Illness and the Child’ came out September 21st! Her book emphasizes internal causes of disease in children and the importance of treating the whole child as well as the illness. I was lucky enough to read the book before its publication and was delighted: Read More

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Posted By: tcm007 on October 1, 2018

Acupuncture Works For Stress Relief

These days, it feels like everybody is suffering from stress and anxiety. Stress is real. It harms the body and exacerbates previously existing conditions. Oprah’s favorite doctor, Dr. Oz, says that the, “major agers,” the activities that age us the quickest, include a diet high in fat and sugar, not getting enough exercise, lack of: Read More

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Posted By: tcm007 on September 23, 2018

Become A Critical Thinker When It Comes To Acupuncture Research

Acupuncture has been shown to safely provide relief for many conditions. How do I know that? First, I have almost 17 years of experience practicing acupuncture with great results. AND there is solid research to back up acupuncture’s effectiveness. We all need to be smart consumers – critical thinkers about our healthcare treatments. Where can: Read More

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Posted By: tcm007 on September 6, 2018

Evidence Based Acupuncture With Mel Hopper Koppelman

This is not the first time Mel Hopper Koppelman has appeared on my blog to talk acupuncture and luckily it will not be her last. This is only part one of my thought provoking conversation with Mel, so be sure to check back for more! Mel has a few things to say that really surprised me: Read More

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Posted By: tcm007 on August 22, 2018
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