Lifestyle and Diet for a Cold or Flu: An Asian Medicine View

In preventing a cold or flu an important place to begin is to make sure to wear the appropriate clothing for your environment. There is a higher likelihood of catching a cold on a windy day, especially when there is a combination of wind, cold, and/or damp weather. Be sure to have clothing layers...

Reoccurring Colds, Chronic Bronchitis and How Acupuncture and Herbal Medicine Can Help

There are many reasons that the lungs become susceptible to sickness. The lungs often become weak due to damage caused by a serious illness, especially if the illness was never completely resolved. Many people report that they were rarely sick until they got one bad cold or flu, and now they are sick often....

Menopausal Support with Acupuncture and Herbal Medicine

Although other traditional Chinese medicine syndromes can be overlapped, in general women during menopause will have a pattern called Yin deficiency.  The hormonal changes that occur during menopause can cause a group of very uncomfortable symptoms for women, such as hot flashes, night sweats, emotional fluctuations, and more.  These symptoms are caused by the...

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