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General Diet Guidelines For Headache Sufferers

General Diet Guidelines For Headache Sufferers

The following guidelines are based on classical Chinese literature, and include descriptions of specific headaches.  Regardless of whether or not your headaches match the descriptions, if you are experiencing any headaches after behaving in any of the ways listed...

Good News / Bad News

Good News / Bad News

The good news is that I know a guaranteed way to boost your immune system for free.  The bad news is that it requires you to stop eating some of your favorite foods.  In 1973 the American Journal of Clinical Nutrition published a study that showed how...

Acupuncture for Acute and Other Injuries

Acupuncture for Acute and Other Injuries

Acute injuries can occur even when you’re taking all the necessary precautions. Whether you’re an athlete dealing with a sports related injury, or suffering from an injury due to everyday activities, acupuncture can help. In Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM),...

Why Eating Fat Doesn’t Make You Fat

Why Eating Fat Doesn’t Make You Fat

It seems intuitive—if you eat a lot of fat, you’ll get fat. That’s what we’ve been told, right? Wrong. The truth is, fat is not making us fat. Sugar is what’s making us fat. This includes processed, refined grains and white flour products, which are metabolically just...

Perform Better

Perform Better

Acupuncture and Athletics The goal of acupuncture is to bring an individual to a state of ease. A state of mental and physical clarity that leads to an overall state of well being. The symptoms of an individual’s ailments or disease are not simply treated or muted,...

Acupuncture and PTSD

Acupuncture and PTSD

PTSD: if you’re not suffering from it, chances are you know of someone who has Whether it is veterans returning from war, the aftermath of a car accident or an abusive relationship—PTSD is more common in today’s society than we might think. However, the typical...

Acupuncture for Anxiety

Acupuncture for Anxiety

In western medicine, anxiety is often regarded as a chronic condition of excessive, and irrational fear, dread or worry that becomes debilitating over time. Types of anxiety disorders include generalized anxiety disorder, panic disorder, OCD, PTSD, social anxiety...

Vitamin D and Sleep

Vitamin D and Sleep

Vitamin D is very important and some people require supplementation in order to get enough. In order to produce adequate Vitamin D from sun-exposure, you would have to sit in the sun every day for enough time to begin turning your skin pink. There are obvious reasons...

The Flu

The Flu

The Flu is always scary.  I caught the flu a few years ago and … I was the stereotype of a sick man: moaning and planning my obituary. The two primary reasons we catch the flu: we are exposedwe are vulnerable The first one is obvious, but the second one is key,...