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Archives: August 2009

The Real Housewives of Atlanta Need Some Balance

Okay folks, it’s confession time….I watch and enjoy The Real Housewives of Atlanta on Bravo TV ! The show started me thinking about all the reasons these ladies could benefit from Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM) because TCM is rooted in the concept of balance, you know, yin and yang , and balance is a belief: Read More

Posted By: tcm007 on August 29, 2009

New Research: Chinese Herb's Benefit Heart Health

For years, I have touted several herbs for improving heart health, so I am particularly pleased to read the results of a new study showing the benefit of using Chinese Herbal Medicine. The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston suggests that ancient Chinese herbal formulas used primarily for cardiovascular conditions including heart disease: Read More

Posted By: tcm007 on August 28, 2009

Acupuncture Reduces Stress And Improves Fertility

The Baltimore Sun ran an article reminding all of us that stress may interfere with couples getting pregnant. 1 in 8 couples experience fertility issues, according to the 2002 National Survey of Family Growth. How Stress Works Increasing, research has shown a link between stress and fertility in several ways. One, stress can prevent pregnancy: Read More

Posted By: tcm007 on August 27, 2009

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Posted By: tcm007 on August 26, 2009

Acupuncture a Powerful Complementary Therapy for Cancer Patients

By Jack Bleeker
Mesothelioma.comDirector of Content Development/Outreach Coordination The 21st Century has been accompanied by great strides in cancer treatment for patients of many different malignancies. Among the many reasons for this progress is the growing popularity of what is known as “integrative” oncology. Integrative oncology is a more comprehensive cancer treatment model that utilizes not: Read More

Posted By: tcm007 on August 25, 2009

Giants Love Acupuncture

Maybe the giants in fairy tales didn’t love acupuncture, but certainly the SF Giants do. I’ve told you about many reports of athletes turning to Chinese Medicine, particularly acupuncture (check out some of my posts about the use of Chinese Medicine at the Olympics). Now, the SF Giants’ team acupuncturist has given an interview to: Read More

Posted By: tcm007 on August 24, 2009

Acupuncture As A Treatment For Fibromyalgia Syndrome

From Acufinder.comBy: Diane Joswick, L.Ac., MSOM Fibromyalgia Syndrome (FMS) affects an estimated 2 percent of the population. Conventional therapies are limited in the success of treating this complex and unexplained condition. Current treatment is largely comprised of prescribing different medications for the varying symptoms in a trial and error approach. Research shows that as many: Read More

Posted By: tcm007 on August 21, 2009

Wisdom Never Goes Out of Style

Lao Tzu, a sixth century philosopher, is known as the father of Taoism and the author of the “Tao-Te Ching. Tao means ‘the way of all life’, Te means ‘the fit use of life by men’, and Ching mean ‘text’. This ancient Chinese text is the world’s most translated classic after the Bible. Lao Tzu: Read More

Posted By: tcm007 on August 18, 2009

Author (and My Mom : ) Linda Edelstein Ph.D.

I am proud to report that my mother Dr. Linda Edelstein was recently interviewed for check it out! Author, Linda N. Edelstein Ph.D. I’m a clinical psychologist, author and professor. I have a private practice in Chicago and Evanston, Illinois, where I work with individuals and couples. My course at Northwestern University is entitled,: Read More

Posted By: tcm007 on August 17, 2009

Chinese Herbs Help Prevent Painful Menstrual Cramps

Many women deal with painful menstrual cramps every month. Chinese Medicine can work wonders when it comes to PMS. Both acupuncture and Chinese herbal medicine can reduce cramping, bloating, and irritability that often accompany a woman’s monthly cycle. This article discusses some of the commonly used Chinese herbs for PMS. By Cathy Margolin L.A.c.Jun 1st,: Read More

Posted By: tcm007 on August 16, 2009
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