4

Inflammation: Western & Chinese Medical Perspectives

One of the best professors that I ever had in Chinese Medicine school was doctor James Giordano. Dr. Giordano taught pathology to Western and Chinese medical students. In my second year of school, I remember when he listed the five cardinal signs of inflammation; redness, heat, swelling, pain, and loss of function. I learned that … Continued

Read More
0

Native Plant Turns Fate of Breech Pregnancy

The cesarean rate for diagnosed breech presentations rose from 12% in 1970 to more than 95% today. A fetus that is in a breech position has it s head at the top of the uterus instead of down against the cervix, this can create complications during delivery. For women who are planning on having a … Continued

Read More
1

Beat The Heat with Cooling Herbs

During the hot weather, we automatically reach for an iced cold drink to cool us down and quench our thirst. But is it the best thing for us? Drinking iced cold fluids only lowers the body temperature temporarily. The stomach then has to work twice as hard to produce enough heat for digestion making you … Continued

Read More
0

The Winds of Spring Are Here!

┬áThe Chinese┬áCharacter for rejuvenation means “Back to Spring” The winds of Spring are here! Wind represents movement, transformation, and change. Change is an essential part of renewal, rejuvenation, and healing. The time is right to release old patterns and awaken energy that has been dormant.   Spring is the season related to the Wood Element. … Continued

Read More