Chinese Medicine: How to Stay Healthy During Fall

The autumn leaves have made their yearly transition to beautiful golden, red and bronze hues and are gracefully falling from the trees into the cool, crisp air. Fall is in full swing. As we enjoy boots, sweaters and pumpkin spice lattes (here is a healthier version), there are several health implications to consider. In this [...]

By |2014-10-15T20:29:14+00:00October 15th, 2014|Chinese Medicine|Comments Off on Chinese Medicine: How to Stay Healthy During Fall

It’s Spring: Time to Love Your Liver

Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM) is based on Five Element Theory. Each element (wood, fire, earth, metal and water) corresponds with certain seasons, environments, tastes, directions, tissues and organs. In Chinese medicine, the wood element is associated with spring and the liver. Imagine bamboo trees and plants shooting up straight out of the earth. The wood [...]

By |2014-09-15T02:58:16+00:00May 2nd, 2013|Chinese Medicine, Liver/Gallbladder|Comments Off on It’s Spring: Time to Love Your Liver

Hashimoto’s and Graves’ Disease Treatment: A Unique Approach

Recently, we discussed how an underlying autoimmune component is often overlooked with thyroid disease. If an autoimmune tendency is at play, there are several solutions that you can pursue in order to balance the immune system and treat the thyroid. In the case of a thyroid disease with an underlying autoimmune component, such as Graves’ [...]

By |2016-08-18T13:09:29+00:00February 15th, 2013|Autoimmune, Chinese Medicine, Food Allergies, General, Homeopathy|0 Comments