Everyone Gets Acupuncture and so Should You!

Here is a fun music video to celebrate Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine Day (AOM Day) on October 24th. You’ll be amazed to hear how many celebrities and well-known people use Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine for everything from colds and flus to healthier pregnancies to better athletic performance.

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BBC Video – Alternative Medicine: The Evidence of Herbs

The 3rd video in the 3-part mini-series on the evidence for Alternative Medicine by BBC Television shows the evidence of herbs for healing. Watch many personal testimonials to the success of herbal medicine and learn from a top team of German scientists who tell why herbal medicine has a level of success that modern pharmaceuticals cannot match. “It appears that the plants from which the herbs are produced have an enormously complex chemical structure, that have medicinal properties modern pharmaceuticals simply cannot produce.”

This entire 1 hour video Alternative Medicine: The Evidence of Herbs is posted here for educational purposes.

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BBC video – Alternative Medicine: The Evidence of Acupuncture

In 2006, BBC Television released a 3-part mini-series showing the evidence of Alternative Medicine. Part 1 of this series shows the scientific evidence of Acupuncture. This 1 hour television proves the effectiveness of Acupuncture to reduce pain – measured by the most up-to-date functional magnetic resonance imager (MRI).  Also watch a woman undergo open heart surgery fully awake, using no anesthetics, only acupuncture needs.  And listen to people discuss their amazing healing success stories. When modern medicine failed, Acupuncture succeeded.

This entire 1 hour video Alternative Medicine: The Evidence of Acupuncture is posted here for educational purposes.

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Scientists Seek Clues for Acupuncture’s Success

For over 2,000 years Acupuncture has been used as a successful form of medicine in China, Japan, India, and other Asian countries. However in America, scientists are just now beginning to understand why acupuncture is such an effective therapy for nearly any health condition.  This article features modern studies showing acupuncture to be a successful therapy for different health conditions including pain, depression, and the side effects of cancer drugs. Learn the scientific reasons behind acupuncture’s success as a natural health therapy. Read more

How to Treat Allergies with Traditional Chinese Medicine

This article at How Stuff Works.com shares how Chinese Medicine has been used to treat allergies for thousands of years.  Learn how Chinese Medicine understands your immunity and allergies.  Learn what treatment options Chinese Medicine offers to relieve your allergies, using Acupuncture and Herbal Medicine. Read more

The Chinese Medicine Diet

“I eat a healthy diet”. As a Chinese medicine practitioner, I hear this statement often in response to questioning patients on their food choices. But what is a healthy diet? You might be surprised at the answer. For a Chinese medicine practitioner, a traditional ‘healthy’ diet is very different than the modern food choices recommended on television and in magazines. The Chinese Medicine diet is based on energetic principles to encourage balance, clean burning digestion, and a well functioning body, free of disease and full of energy. Read more

Chinese Medicine Foods to Eat

At the top of this article is a quick list of foods to eat and foods to avoid, based on the Chinese Medicine diet.  After the “quick list” you will find more information explaining why certain foods are recommended and why others are to be avoided.  Alternative food choices and food substitutes are recommended and the importance of eating organic, non-GMO foods (genetically modified foods) and non-microwavable food is discussed. Read more

Chinese Medicine Sample Meals

In the previous article, I listed foods that were most balancing to achieve a clean burning metabolism that burns fat and gives you energy to spare. Most of my patients are too busy to cook so they rely on quick meals like breakfast bars, sandwiches, and fast foods from the drive thru. When I introduce them to this new way of eating, most of them do not know where to begin. For some people, it is a huge overhaul of their dietary habits. Breaking old habits and creating a new way of choosing food takes time but it can be done. This article will show you how easy it is to begin eating food that is both balancing and nutritious. Read more

Menopause, Hormones, and Chinese Medicine

In the article Menopause, Hormones, and Chinese Medicine, you will learn about the differences between the western medical and traditional Chinese medical understandings of menopause and menopause therapy. Learn about safe, natural alternatives to hormone replacement therapy for women experiencing symptoms of menopause. Read more

Better Bone Health with Chinese Medicine

In Chinese Medicine, bone health is maintained through a combination of diet, exercise, and herbal medicine. This article discusses ways you can improve your bone health by following some simple health practices such as consuming more vegetables, getting more exercise, and seeing your Chinese medicine practitioner. Read more