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Archives: November 2012

5 Simple Health Tips You Can Start Today!

Many people wait until the New Year to try to become healthier, but now is the time to start; why wait? Here are suggestions to help you get going. 1. Breath through your nose -> Yes, the beginning can be that simple! Breathing through your nose increases your intake of nitric oxide. Nitric Oxide causes: Read More

Posted By: tcm007 on November 26, 2012

Happy Thanksgiving!

Posted By: tcm007 on November 22, 2012

The Queen's Doctor Raves About Acupuncture

Her Majesty, yes, the Queen of England who parachuted out of an airplane with James Bond (wink, wink) in order to make a grand entrance at the 2012 Olympics, made a controversial choice when she appointed Dr. Tim Evans as her doctor 8 years ago. He is a fan of complementary therapies and “raves about: Read More

Posted By: tcm007 on November 20, 2012

New Research Says Acupuncture Fights Dementia

Two recent studies using acupuncture showed positive results for patients suffering from vascular dementia. The research showed that acupuncture improved their cognitive function and social behavior. In one study, the researchers found that acupuncture helped prevent oxidative damage, which is damage to the blood vessels that feed oxygen and nutrients to the brain. The other: Read More

Posted By: tcm007 on November 16, 2012

Veteran's Love Acupuncture!

Some people may still think of acupuncture as Voodoo but not our armed forces! Over the last few years the use of acupuncture has become increasingly popular, including an endorsement from the Army’s surgeon general, Lt. Gen. Eric Schoomaker. He has become a powerful advocate of TCM. Here are a few quotes from the General:: Read More

Posted By: tcm007 on November 12, 2012

LA Man Arrested For Stealing Chinese Herbs

During one week in October, there was a string of attempted burglaries (one succeeded) of herbal shops in Los Angeles. Two men stole Ginseng and Sea Cucumbers, very expensive herbs used in Chinese Medicine. A pound of dried sea cucumber retails for over $100, and a pound of ginseng can cost upwards of $500 depending: Read More

Posted By: tcm007 on November 8, 2012

Acupuncture Relieves Fatigue Caused By Chemo

Acupuncture has been shown to be effective at managing chemo-related fatigue and improving the quality of life for patients. On October 29th, the Journal of Clinical Oncology posted the results of a new study completed in the United Kingdom. This research found that acupuncture relieved the crippling tiredness that afflicts more than 40% of breast: Read More

Posted By: tcm007 on November 5, 2012