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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

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

Olympics, Cupping And Radio Days!

This week has been quite the week for cupping fans! Micheal Phelps and his bold marks have gotten almost as much attention as his gold medals! This has caused a huge number of news stories on the subject of cupping, I’m glad it is gaining some well deserved interest. I’ve had the pleasure of being on the: Read More

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Posted By: tcm007 on August 11, 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

What is Cupping???

Let’s start with a quiz: A. Cupping is an exotic cooking term from Thailand. B. Cupping is men’s attempts to protect their private parts. C. Cupping is an ancient technique that involves using cups on the skin, creating suction to enhance circulation, relieve pain, and provide many other benefits. Correct answer: C (I really hope: Read More

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Posted By: tcm007 on March 18, 2015

Test your knowledge of Chinese Medicine

1. What is Acupuncture? A. The art of inserting the needle into the haystack. B. Recycling porcupine bits. C. Placing fine needles along the body’s meridians to promote healing.   2. What is Cupping? A. Men’s attempts to protect their private parts. B. An exotic cooking term. C. An ancient technique that involves using jars/cups: Read More

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Posted By: tcm007 on September 23, 2014

Chinese Medicine Offers Relief For The "Pain In Your Neck"

At the best of times, necks are particularly vulnerable to injury and, to make things worse, many people sit at computers all day, have bad posture, or regularly place their bodies in awkward positions, such as leaning over a laptop or hauling heavy bags.  Acupuncture is a great way to relieve neck pain quickly. In: Read More

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Posted By: tcm007 on July 31, 2013

10 Celebrity Acupuncture Fans

1) Jennifer Aniston – Has made many headlines, and a couple of them have involved Chinese Medicine. She is reportedly a fan of both acupuncture and cupping. 2) Matt Damon – A few years back, after Matt was spotted with ear needles, his rep admitted that, “Matt had a terrible spasm in his neck/back and: Read More

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Posted By: tcm007 on June 14, 2013

The Celebrity Family That Has Cupping Together...

Gwyneth Paltrow’s husband, Coldplay frontman Chris Martin showed off his cupping marks this week when he worked out in London. It was hot in Primrose Hill so the singer removed his shirt to reveal Gwyenth’s influence – the remains of round marks indicating a cupping treatment. I’ve said that it is good for stress –: Read More

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Posted By: tcm007 on April 29, 2013
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