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Category: Healing

3 Great Reasons To Get Acupuncture This Winter

1) Reduce stress – This is a winter that could stress anyone and we all know that stress has a negative impact on our minds and bodies. Acupuncture reduces stress quickly and safely. According to Chinese Medicine stress causes your energy to stagnate, just think about how tense you feel when you’re stressed out. Acupuncture encourages your: Read More

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Posted By: tcm007 on January 9, 2018

An Intriguing Interview With Author: Ioannis Solos

Fans of Chinese Medicine and acupuncture, I am bringing you further interesting details from my in-depth interview with the well known author, speaker and dedicated practioner of Chinese Medicine, Ioannis Solos. Don’t miss the first part which was published on the ANF (Acupuncture Now Foundation) website last week. Ioannis speaks fluent Greek, English and Chinese, he has spent: Read More

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Posted By: tcm007 on December 16, 2015

Musings About Detachment, Health and Happiness

A few weeks ago I was sitting by a lake with one of my favorite cousins Jessica. Jessica has a very calm voice, often soothing in nature. I know that she has strong opinions and emotions (as most of us do, at least occasionally ;). I admire her skill at detachment, and do not be: Read More

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Posted By: tcm007 on July 27, 2015

Put Your Legs Up The Wall Today

If you come in to my River North, Chicago acupuncture practice for a consultation, I promise you I often have many suggestions. I believe that self-care is an important part of healing and staying healthy. One recommendation that I mention quite often and for a variety of patients is the yoga pose called ‘Legs up the: Read More

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Posted By: tcm007 on July 23, 2015

The Chinese Medicine Approach To Nutrition

Chinese medicine offers many health benefits in the kitchen, so I am excited to share this post on nutrition by Dr. Violet Song. Dr. Song is an acupuncturist and member of the faculty at AOMA Graduate School of Integrative Medicine, in Austin Texas, one of the leading TCM schools in the U.S.. Traditional Chinese medicine: Read More

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Posted By: tcm007 on April 23, 2015

Thank You

As this year draws to a close, it seems like a good time to reflect on gratitude. Or more specifically, what I am grateful for. Here’s why…. I watched a bit of Elizabeth Gilbert on Oprah the other day, and she was talking about how you can create your own ceremonies. She described how one: Read More

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Posted By: tcm007 on December 16, 2014

Baby monkey saved from coma with acupuncture treatments

My dear readers, I have a treat for you today! The work of Daniela Lewgoy, a Veterinarian and acupuncturist based in Porto Alegre, Brazil, is featured here. I want to  share some of her amazing stories and photos of her work with all species of animals… except humans! Daniela graduated from Veterinary School at the: Read More

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Posted By: tcm007 on November 30, 2014

Finding All That Chinese Medicine “Magic” You Were Promised - Part Two

Last week Ioannis Solos, author of the new book ‘Developing Internal Energy for Effective Acupuncture Practice’, discussed the difficult task of finding the right path in your own Chinese Medicine practice. He wrote about four main steps to help you find your way with reflection and practicality. This week we present the second half of: Read More

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Posted By: tcm007 on September 1, 2014

Finding All That Chinese Medicine “Magic” You Were Promised

Ioannis Solos Dedicated scholar, acupuncturist, author and teacher Ioannis Solos is back! In June he shared The Secret About the “Secrets” in Acupuncture, and today he writes about “the magic”!  Ioannis Solos Chinese Medicine is a healing art that requires investing a lot of personal effort to investigate, reflect, memorize and apply, while continuously striving: Read More

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Posted By: tcm007 on August 25, 2014

Why You Should Be Eating Chia Seeds

Chia seeds are one of my new favorite superfoods. These ancient seeds were commonly consumed by people in the Mayan and Aztec cultures, Chia even got its name from the Mayan word for “strength.” They are considered a “superfood” because they pack in so many nutrients with a minimum of calories. 3 Health Benefits of: Read More

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Posted By: tcm007 on July 21, 2014
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