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Digestive Recovery After Holiday Indulgences

Good health requires proper digestion. The holidays are notorious for treats, overeating, and stress, which wreak havoc on the body. Get yourself back on track after a big Thanksgiving meal, Hanukkah delicacies, or a stack of Christmas cookies. Traditional Chinese medicine places a particular emphasis on digestion and the state of your gut determines your […]

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Bolster Your Immunity Naturally

As the seasons change, we’re often susceptible to illness. Winter is no exception. We tend to spend more time indoors in close quarters with others. Plus, cold and flu season is in full swing. Aside from the obvious precautions, such as frequent hand washing, a healthy diet, and exercise, acupuncture is an effective way to […]

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The Importance of the Tongue in Traditional Chinese Medicine

Those unfamiliar with the principles of traditional Chinese medicine may be surprised when an acupuncturist asks to see their tongue. However, this tongue inspection plays an important role in diagnosis, developing a treatment plan, and gauging progress. The tongue can be a window into your health and is connected to the meridians and organs. What […]

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3 Key Components To Understanding Acupuncture

By Jennifer Dubowsky, LAc Acupuncture is one of the primary, and perhaps best known, treatments used in Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM). The practice of acupuncture involves inserting very fine needles into specific acupoints along your body’s meridians in order to balance and assist the free flow of qi. Although that was just one sentence of […]

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