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Archives: July 2009

Maintain Your Health with Ginger

Ginger is a common recommendation in my clinic. Ginger is wonderful for digestive disorders and it is anti-inflammatory. Below is a very informative article, from Natural, on the many benefits of ginger, it’s history and use in Chinese herbal medicine. by: Adrian Baume L.Ac., citizen journalistJuly 25, 2009 Ginger has been cultivated and taken: Read More

Posted By: tcm007 on July 30, 2009

Chinese Herbs Provide Relief Following Surgery For Endometriosis

British researchers have concluded that Chinese herbs may provide more relief than drugs following laparoscopic surgery for endometriosis. In a review of Chinese research studies, some of which had to be discarded because of poor methodology, women had comparable benefits fewer adverse effects if they treated by Chinese herbal medicine. Endometriosis is a gynecological disorder: Read More

Posted By: tcm007 on July 28, 2009

The Chinese Medicine View Of The Menstrual Cycle

Women generally learn to be aware of the emotional, physical and hormonal ups and downs of their menstrual cycles. In addition to knowledge of your own body, I thought that you would find it interesting to know that Chinese medicine describes 4 universal stages of the menstrual cycle. The 4 stages include: Stage 1 –: Read More

Posted By: tcm007 on July 27, 2009

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Posted By: tcm007 on July 26, 2009

Attention Chicago Marathon Runners

4 reasons why acupuncture is an essential aspect of successful training 1. Acupuncture helps keep you in top form, healthy, high energy and pain free! It boosts your energy when you are awake and helps you sleep at night. 2. Acupuncture can help reduce inflammation and relax muscle tension. 3. Acupuncture helps injuries to heal: Read More

Posted By: tcm007 on July 25, 2009

Acupuncture At Sea?

Some days are made for fantasizing… I just read this article in the Examiner about new innovations on Celebrity cruise lines. They now offer Chinese Medicine on their ships, perhaps I should become an acupuncturist of the high seas? What do you think? Here is an excerpt from the article. “Celebrity is the first cruise: Read More

Posted By: tcm007 on July 23, 2009

Lao Tzu On Letting Go

“When I let go of what I am, I become what I might be” Famous Chinese Philosopher Lao Tzu Lao Tzu (Lao Zi) was the author of the Tao Te Ching, the main text of Taoist thought. He is considered the father of Chinese Taoism. To read more about the Tao click here , to: Read More

Posted By: tcm007 on July 20, 2009

Acupuncture for Carpal Tunnel Syndrome

More on Acupuncture and Carpal Tunnel Syndrome From: Acufinder.comBy: Diane Joswick, L.Ac., MSOM Carpal tunnel syndrome (CTS) is one of the most common job-related injuries and is responsible for the highest number of days lost among all work related injuries. It is the reason for over two million visits to physicians’ offices and approximately 465,000: Read More

Posted By: tcm007 on July 19, 2009

Study Shows that Acupuncture Effective in Treating Carpal Tunnel Syndrome

Carpal tunnel syndrome is common especially among people who spend a lot of time on the computer. I’ve had several patients come in over the years complaining of persistent wrist pain. As with other types of pain acupuncture is often a great solution. So I was happy to read about this recent study on the: Read More

Posted By: tcm007 on July 17, 2009

Fire and the Season of Summer!

By David Tucker from the zen of healing blogFire and the Season of Summer! The summer season is upon us. For the year, it is our most Yang time of year. And the sun is reaching out to love, connect, and warm all of that which grows in Nature. The same is true on an: Read More

Posted By: tcm007 on July 16, 2009
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