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Cleveland Clinic Adds Chinese Herbal Medicine

In January, both TIME and the Wall Street Journal featured stories about the Cleveland Clinic’s addition of Chinese herbal medicine to their hospital. The executives at the hospital say the herbal clinic is the first of its kind to be part of a Western hospital. I was very happy to hear this as it is: Read More

Posted By: tcm007 on May 6, 2014


Did you know that the literal meaning of the word healing is “to make whole”? I like that idea; it is hopeful. Healing might refer to your recovery after an illness or trauma to your body or mind. Chinese Medicine operates on the philosophy that our bodies have a natural ability to self-heal, to come: Read More

Posted By: tcm007 on September 20, 2013

Chinese Medicine Can Help You Sleep

If you have experienced insomnia, you know that having sleep problems is miserable. It affects every aspect of your life, especially if it’s chronic. Insomnia may affect you differently than others – some people have trouble falling and/or staying asleep, others experience dream-disturbed sleep. Whatever variation keeps you from feeling rested and sharp, you have: Read More

Posted By: tcm007 on September 12, 2013

Chinese Medicine Has Solutions For Insomnia

No matter what complaint a patient presents to me, I listen for information about the two things that are vital to making anyone feel better. They are good sleep and regular bowel movements. This post, by Julie Lee, the founder of Unique Acupuncture, in Oregon, focuses on how to improve your sleep. We’ll save “being: Read More

Posted By: tcm007 on December 2, 2010

Great Chinese Medicine Article on The Huffington Post

The very mainstream and widely read blog recently published “Calming The Shen: A Chinese Medicine Approach To A Good Night’s Sleep” by Dr. Patricia Fitzgerald. Here is an excerpt from the article. “An approach that can also aid in the quest for a good night’s sleep is that of Chinese Medicine. This ancient healing system: Read More

Posted By: tcm007 on February 3, 2010

Insomnia Is Harmful; Chinese Herbs Can Help

By Cathy Margolin L.A.c According to several recent studies from the National Sleep Foundation and Science Daily the answer to that question is a resounding “yes”. Insomnia seems harmless enough. Perhaps you simply have a hard time falling asleep at night. Or perhaps you toss and turn for a few hours, and then wake up: Read More

Posted By: tcm007 on October 27, 2009

Chinese Herbal Medicine For Insomnia

By Cathy Margolin L.A.c. According to a USA Today article, in the 1950s approximately 7.5 hours of sleep a night was the norm for most Americans. These days, the average American sleeps for around 6.5 hours a day, and if you’re a full time student chances are you get even less. So how DO we: Read More

Posted By: tcm007 on October 16, 2009

Chinese Medicine For Insomnia

Chinese Medicine is not a well known treatment option for insomnia, but it is effective nonetheless. In my Chicago practice, I have great success treating people who suffer from insomnia with acupuncture and Chinese herbal formulas. If you have experienced sleeplessness, you know that having chronic sleep problems affects every aspect of your life. I: Read More

Posted By: tcm007 on August 10, 2009

Acupuncture in Pregnancy & Childbirth

From Acufinder.comBy: Diane Joswick, L.Ac., MSOM Pregnancy is an amazing time in a woman’s life. Many women report feeling healthier than they have ever felt before; however, the physical growth of the baby and changes in hormone levels can bring about pain, discomfort and a variety of health problems. Acupuncture and Oriental medicine can provide: Read More

Posted By: tcm007 on June 25, 2009

Chronic Fatigue Syndrome and Cupping

This article is from In this study, cupping was performed on 30 patients suffering with Chronic Fatigue Syndrome. Nine patients were male and 21 were female, and the age range was 28-54. All of the patients complained of fatigue, while most mentioned problems with headache, insomnia, muscle-joint, neck, shoulder, upper back aching and pain,: Read More

Posted By: tcm007 on February 3, 2009
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