Category Archives: Blog

3 Great Ways to Relieve Stress Quickly and Naturally

Life's busy enough - who has time to add stress-relieving exercises?!  Even when we know that they'd probably be good for us, we often tell ourselves to put off those time-consuming techniques like meditation.  We say "oh, I'll get to it once I'm done this work."  But the work would go so much easier if…
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Are We in a Crisis Over Fertility?

Many women today are having great success with IVF and other fantastic methods of conception that our medical system has come up with.  And others still are using acupuncture and other natural therapies to either complement the conventional therapies they're using, or as their first effort, hoping to forego the drugs and test tubes.  But…
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5 Ways Your Spleen is Different in Chinese Medicine

If you know much about Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM), you probably know that acupuncture and TCM practitioners view your internal organs in a much different way than your science-based conventional medicine does.  While both frameworks of medicine are important to our health care, TCM is unique in that it views your body as a direct…
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Detox – Does it Work?

Detoxification (aka 'detoxing') is a popular activity in our culture, and it's not surprising that we think of ridding ourselves of so-called 'toxins', what with the knowledge that industry has polluted and continues to pollute our environment so.  But are these different detox diets really necessary?  Do we need to starve ourselves with chicken broth-only…
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