1. Tis’ The Season To Quell Stress and Anxiety With Acupuncture

    The holiday season is upon us, and while everything may appear to be merry and bright filled with family traditions and warm laughter, many women suffer from stress and anxiety around this time. Women take on many of the burdens of the holidays — from decorating the home and shopping for the entir…Read More

  2. 6 Tips For Staying Well This Fall

    Transitioning from summer to fall represents not only a seasonal change from warm to cool weather but, in Chinese medicine, it is going from alive and boundless yang energy to more of a laid-back and quiet energy of yin. The autumn is also a time for cold and flu season and when we seem to be more s…Read More

  3. Cultivate Healing Through Functional Medicine and Acupuncture

    Acupuncture on its own is a powerful modality, and functional medicine on its own is healing people — and together — they’re changing the scope of the current medical model. Whether you consider these medical disciplines trendsetters or ahead of their time (Chinese medicine is actually quite a…Read More

  4. Good News for Coffee Fans!

    Rejoice! Coffee has health benefits! Drinking a delicious cup of joe is now associated with having a longer lifespan. A recent study shows the protective effect of coffee against cancer, cardiovascular disease and other leading causes of death. This is because your coffee is full of good things like…Read More

  5. How Functional Medicine Benefits Those With An Autoimmune Disorder

    In western medicine, there is this notion that if you have an autoimmune disorder the only option is to treat it with pharmaceuticals while trying to manage the symptoms. The heaviness of chronic pain and discomfort may only slightly get better, while “cure” or “remission” are words to be av…Read More

  6. Functional Medicine and Autoimmune Disease

    In our last post, we took a glance at what functional medicine is, and learned in its most distilled form, it is viewing the patient as dynamic and seeks to treat the root cause of the symptoms. For example, if a patient is suffering from type 2 diabetes, you would first address their eating habits …Read More