Telemedicine is defined as “the use of electronic information and communications technologies to provide and support health care when distance separates the participants.” (National Academy of Sciences, 1996)

The 5th Season?

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 […]

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Fall: One Of The Best Times To Detox!

While many people love the whole notion of doing a detox with the new year in January, there are other times that doing a detox can have more health benefits. In traditional Asian medicine, because there is a close relationship between nature/our environment and our health, we look to the seasons for guidance.  While a […]

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Hawthorn Berry: The Herb That Really Gets To The Heart Of It All!

Hawthorn Berry is an amazing herb! In Chinese herbal medicine, it is known as Shan Zha. Hawthorn berries have many wonderful benefits including: improving digestion, promoting blood circulation (which can be helpful in decreasing the negative effects of aging) and lowering blood pressure. Hawthorn can also lower bad cholesterol and encourage weight loss. Modern research […]

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Some Love For Your Eyes

In this “new normal”, many of us are spending so much more time looking at screens. While being able to go online is invaluable and there are many benefits, there is one area that it is full of cons for, and that is our eyes. Excess screen time can cause eye muscles to strain and […]

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More Than Acupuncture

  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 […]

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