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Archives: October 2011


Posted By: tcm007 on October 31, 2011

Trick or Treat: The Housewives of Beverly Hills

This week’s focus of Real Housewife bloggers is the feud between Brandi and Kyle but, I’m looking at the show differently and have a question for all of you – which “housewife” should stop by my Chicago acupuncture office for treatment? The Real Housewives of Beverly Hills has several women on the show who could: Read More

Posted By: tcm007 on October 30, 2011

Yin and Yang Is The Core Of Chinese Medicine

Balance within ourselves and our environment is key to living a happy and healthy life. This belief is deeply rooted in Chinese Medicine theory and the philosophy of Taoism. It all began 8000 years ago with the idea of yin and yang which pre-dates recorded history. At that time a legendary sage named Fu Hsi,: Read More

Posted By: tcm007 on October 25, 2011

Happy Acupuncture & Oriental Medicine Day!

Posted By: tcm007 on October 25, 2011

What Lies Within You?

“What lies behind us and what lies before us are tiny matters compared to what lies within us.”  Ralph Waldo Emerson

Posted By: tcm007 on October 18, 2011

Want To Be More Positive? Eat Healthier? And Save Money? Check Out These Blogs

When I write I write for this blog I try to be helpful. So today I thought I would provide some links that I hope people who read this blog will enjoy and find useful. The Positivity Blog ~ The name is pretty self explanatory. Henrik Edberg writes practical posts about simplifying your life, improving your: Read More

Posted By: tcm007 on October 16, 2011

The Army’s Surgeon General, is a Powerful Advocate of Alternative Medicine

I’ve always thought of the Army as one of the most traditional institutions in the U.S. I don’t associate it with new ideas or techniques but I may have to change my mind. There are people now trying to help our soldiers with “unconventional” techniques, such as acupuncture. Our soldiers have have returned from war: Read More

Posted By: tcm007 on October 14, 2011

The Day Atonement

From the blog Life ain’t for sissies. By Dr. Linda Edelstein Because it is the holiday of Yom Kippur (meaning the day of atonement), it seems appropriate to think seriously about its meaning.  Whether you are Jewish or not, the steps are relevant because, at one time or another, we all find ourselves needing to atone: Read More

Posted By: tcm007 on October 8, 2011

You Got Sick - Now What? 7 Secrets From Oriental Medicine to Eliminate the Cold and Flu

This is the fun title of a new and easy to read book by Tom Ingegno, MSOM, LAc. Tom sent me a copy and I found it to be filled with good tips for just about anyone interested in health. I also appreciated that Tom wrote it in language that is easily understood – not: Read More

Posted By: tcm007 on October 5, 2011

Understanding Acupuncture From A Western Point Of View

We all try to understand new concepts by trying to fit these novel ideas into our existing mental framework. Sometimes, this does not work. For some people acupuncture is one of the treatments that doesn’t easily fit into ideas we already own. During my first year of graduate school, I remember struggling with trying to: Read More

Posted By: tcm007 on October 4, 2011