Nature has a rhythm. An ebb and flow of energy. This flow of energy is primarily powered by the sun. It can be observed in how much sunlight hours that we receive at particular times of year. In the summer we experience more sunlight hours and warmer temperatures. It is during this time in Traditional… Continue reading Why You Need More Sleep In The Winter!
Knowing one’s family health history can be a magical window in to optimizing health and increasing longevity. While familial health does not determine one’s fate, it does contain vital information. Epigenetics, a rather new western science looks at the changes of how genes are expressed, rather than the code itself. In Traditional Asian Medicine there… Continue reading Getting Ahead Of Family Illness With Traditional Asian Medicine!
Maintaining healthy blood sugar is an important step towards reducing potential health complications. While there are many modern advances that help so many lives, there is still a significant health disparity. In regards to those with type 2 diabetes, women are four times more likely to develop heart disease, compared to men whom are twice… Continue reading Three Magic Foods To Help Maintain Healthy Blood Sugar With Traditional Asian Medicine!
Emotional wellness affects so many aspects of health. In Traditional Asian Medicine, there has been an understanding of the mind body connection for thousands of years. Here are three key ways to help improve/maintain emotional wellness from a Traditional Asian Medicine perspective. #1 Eat For Wellness … Continue reading Three Important Tips For Emotional Wellness Using Traditional Asian Medicine
Qi Gong (pronounced chee gong) is an ancient healing art and one of the branches of the Traditional Asian Medical system. Qi loosely translates to energy and Gong means cultivation, so it literally means “to cultivate energy”. Qi Gong combines posture, breath and focus to help promote the flow of Qi through the pathways or… Continue reading Why Qi Gong Is All That!
While it is an enormous technological advance to have mammograms that screen for breast cancer, there are additional methods available to help prevent a mass from ever developing or staying. One perspective on this comes from the wisdom of Traditional Asian Medicine. According to the ancient medical system of Traditional Asian Medicine, there are numerous… Continue reading Promoting Breast Health with Traditional Asian Medicine
We all know the seasons of spring, summer, fall and winter, but did you know that in Traditional Asian Medical theory there is a 5th season? It is called late summer. Though shorter than the others, late summer is considered to be its own season. And to be even more precise, anytime we are in… Continue reading The 5th Season?
While acupuncture is an amazing and powerful healing art, it is important to understand that it is actually just one part of Traditional Asian Medicine. Here in the United States, it is by far the most known Traditional Asian Medicine modality. That may be because of how it became popular in movies like The… Continue reading More Than Acupuncture
Breastfeeding can be an amazing experience for both mothers and babies. In addition to the immense bonding that happens, nursing can improve the wellness of the mother and has great health benefits for the baby. These 3 tips can be helpful in promoting wellness of mothers and flow of breast milk, helping this most precious… Continue reading 3 Vital Tips To Helping Nursing Mothers!
As someone who has experienced sexual violations, I have worked hard for decades to reclaim all of myself. Assisting women for almost 15 years now in clinical practice, I’ve seen unfortunately how common sexual abuse is and how it impacts our health. Post Traumatic Stress Disorder, anxiety, self deprivation, weight management issues, painful periods, fibroids… Continue reading April is Sexual Assault Awareness Month