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5 Tips to Stay Hydrated

We are mid-summer. The days are long and we are outside working and playing in the heat and humidity. During these hot days, you may find yourself feeling overheated, lethargic, and without much appetite. Chinese medicine calls this Summerheat Syndrome – a disorder associated with exposure to high temperatures and humidity. Symptoms could include excess … Continued

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THE SIX HEALING SOUNDS

Introduction into the Ancient Practice: The ancient practice of using the Six Healing Sounds dates back to a time when Shamans were the principal healers. The practice of these specific sounds for healing is a form of Qi Gong. Qi gong means life energy cultivation. From a Chinese Medicine perspective it is a path to … Continued

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Acupuncture for TMJ

Temporo Mandibular Joint syndrome (TMJ) is a condition that is related to the muscles and tendons connecting the jaw to the skull. People who suffer from TMJ often experience jaw pain that may radiate to the neck and shoulders, difficulty opening and closing their mouth, popping and clicking of the jaw, facial pain, headaches, ear … Continued

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The Mulberry Tree in Chinese Herbology

One of the most useful plants in Chinese herbal medicine is the white mulberry plant, Morus alba. Since ancient times the Chinese have used this plant for raising silkworms which utilize the tree’s leaves as their main source of food. Chinese medical practitioners have used several parts of this plant for centuries to treat various … Continued

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