‘Blood deficiency’ is a diagnostic pattern in the Chinese Medical system that is commonly treated with acupuncture and Chinese Herbal Medicine. However, acupuncture and herbs can only do so much! One of the most important aspects in maintaining optimal health is ensuring that we are properly nourished with food, water and rest. Read more “Blood Deficiency & A Recipe!”
In American culture where more is more; saying more, doing more, striving more. I would like to invite you to entertain the idea that less can be more. This is especially true in the context of Chinese medical treatments. I have talked with colleagues, teachers, and long-term practitioners on their perspective with respect to how many needles to use in a treatment. The answer to this question is often, it depends. There is no such thing as one-size fits all when it comes to holistic health, and that’s a large part of what I really love about this field. With that said, guidelines are helpful.
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Welcome! As this is my first blog post, I thought a simple introduction to the role Chinese Medicine can play Women’s Health was fitting. While I was still in school, we were exposed to a variety of conditions and taught how acupuncture can be used in the treatment of all of these conditions. While the scope of Chinese Medicine is so vast, I have found that I am most passionate in working with Women’s Health. Within this category there are a variety of conditions treatable with acupuncture and Chinese Herbal Medicine.
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