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(Recipe) “OMG! I think I’m coming down with something” soup

Change of season is upon us again! Hot, cold, hot, cold - it sends our immune systems askew, we're more likely to wear inappropriate clothing for the weather and all of a sudden before we know it there's a lurgie on the way.  In TCM we call these Exterior Wind patterns, because the ancients believed… Continue reading (Recipe) “OMG! I think I’m coming down with something” soup

Acupuncture, Chinese Herbal Medicine, Diet Therapy, Massage, Pain, Public Health

Getting off the couch: Post COVID muffin-top? Read this.

Has anyone actually looked at their belly lately? It's squishy and a bit wobbly at the moment after little exercise and a sedentary lifestyle. This article will give you some ideas about what Traditional Chinese Medicine-related health issues can occur from sitting down for too long, and some self-care activities that are easy and accessible. … Continue reading Getting off the couch: Post COVID muffin-top? Read this.

Chinese Herbal Medicine

Outlink: Polycystic Ovaries & Herbal Medicine

The Jean Hailes Foundation is an amazing Public Health resource for patient education & health promotion of women's health issues. They have just released a web article about the collected research and pros & cons of various systems of herbal medicine in the treatment of Polycycstic Ovarian Syndrome (PCOS). The article on PCOS at Jean… Continue reading Outlink: Polycystic Ovaries & Herbal Medicine