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The Flu & You – How Can TCM Help?

Chinese medicinal clinical studies have suggested that using acupuncture as a preventative approach to colds and flu can reduce the incidence of upper respiratory tract infection and shorten the duration of the illness. Acupuncture and Chinese medicine work by rebalancing the body’s systems, regulating the body’s healing energies, and enhancing the immune system.

Even though germs, bacteria,

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Fighting Flu Season with Acupuncture

While the flu is actually not a season, we have become programmed to think of it as the months of November through March. On average, the flu hospitalizes thousands every year, especially the young and elderly. There are also a number of deaths related to the flu, mostly due to people already having compromised immune systems.

The flu, also known

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The 12 Dangers of Christmas (and how Chinese medicine and essential oils can help)

If we learned anything from National Lampoon’s Christmas vacation, it’s that danger is lurking everywhere during the holiday season. Here are some of the holiday hazards that may turn you into the Grinch, and things you can do to get back in the Christmas spirit.  In addition to these actions, some holiday acupuncture will supplement the magic of Christmas Continue reading

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