I Know Acupuncture Works, but Why?

by Shelley Ochs |

As a practitioner of traditional Chinese medicine, one question I contend with reg...

8 Signs of Yin Deficiency and How to Treat It

by Jen Ward |

If you're overworked and under-rested, you may have Yin deficiency.  Acupuncturist...

Acupuncture for Shoveling

by Marcie Bower |

Shoveling is hard work!  Here are ways acupuncture can help.

Are You the Glue that Holds Life Together? You Might be an Earth Element

by Dr. Ashley Abbs |

Did you take the world’s oldest personality quiz to determine which of the Five El...

Are You the All-In Life of the Party?  Perhaps You’re a “Fire Type”

by Dr. Ashley Abbs |

If you're outgoing, go "all-in", and have a flair for the dramatic, you might be a...

Water Element: The Dreamer & Philosopher

by Dr. Ashley Abbs |

Which of the 5 elements in Chinese Medicine are you?  All about the "Water Type".

How Understanding Your Element Type Can Help You Achieve Your Goals

by Dr. Ashley Abbs |

Which of the 5 elements do you relate to the most?

Qi and The Spoon Theory

by Denise Cicuto |

I wrote this on a day when I woke up with back pain severe enough to bring tears...

Digestive Health Naturally with Bao He Wan

by Dr. Eric Karchmer, PhD, MD (China), LAc |

Major retailers recently recalled Zantac, a popular over-the-counter digestive aid...

What Do Apples & Donuts Have in Common in Chinese Medicine?

by Tracey Dwight |

Hint: it has nothing to do with sugar.

Research Shows Herbs in Xiao Yao San May Help With Depression

by Dr. Eric Karchmer, PhD, MD (China), LAc |

Born in nature, not in a lab, one study has found that herbs in Xiao Yao San can h...

What is Cycle Syncing?

by Kris Gonzalez, LAc |

Learn about this practice for adapting to and supporting your body's shifting horm...

Managing Stress with Gui Pi Tang

by Marissa Schroeder |

Due to my anxiety, I generally have trouble sleeping. My mind is racing and i...

An Honest Account of My Postpartum Depression

by Dr. Ashley Abbs |

Nearly 50% of women don’t get that feeling of instant love for their baby immediat...

How Chinese Women Manage Their Menstrual Cycles: The Concepts of Hot and Cold

by Dr. Eric Karchmer, PhD, MD (China), LAc |

Good or bad, painful or not, short or long, American women tend to think the natur...

Tian Wang Bu Xin Dan for Insomnia

by DAO Labs |

Tian Wang Bu Xin Dan is a common herbal formula used in Chinese Medicine to promot...

The Universal Language of the Body: Performing Acupuncture in Guatemala

by Amy Miley LAc, MSOM |

When Colorado-based acupuncturist Amy Miley went on a mission-trip to provide acup...

Three Golden Opportunities for Self-Care

by Kris Gonzalez, LAc |

The Three Golden Opportunities for women are moments marking the loss of Jing or E...

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