Damp is a term acupuncturists use when the fluids of the body aren’t being processed correctly, leading to a buildup that can settle in and make itself at home in almost any area of the body. This, in turn, can lead to a wide array of mental and physical issues.

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What is Dampness and how can Acupuncture help?

Dampness is an insidious beast. It works its way in, silent and sneaky. Before you know it, you’re filled with it, and you can barely get out of your own way. Damp is a term acupuncturists use when the fluids of the body aren’t being processed correctly, leading to a...

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From a Chinese Medicine perspective, now is the best time to eat watermelon. In the most yang part of the year, summer, melon is most yin and helps your body maintain an appropriate temperature. Proper nutrition and self care are the best form of preventative medicine.

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Watermelon…I just cut into the best of the season!

Watermelon is so delicious. From a Chinese Medicine perspective, now is the best time to eat watermelon. In the most yang part of the year, summer, melon is most yin and helps your body maintain an appropriate temperature. Proper nutrition and self care are the best...

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Tailbone Injury – How Your Headache Could’ve Started as a Pain in the…

Tailbone Injury – How Your Headache Could’ve Started as a Pain in the…

Have you been suffering with little relief? It could be due to a tailbone injury (coccydynia). Often, these injuries are old sometimes stemming from childhood – we have forgotten about them– and they could be the literal root cause of your painful symptoms. Neck Pain...

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First Aid for Spider Bites

Keep Calm and Follow These Tips In my experience, spider bites are painless on occurrence followed by red, painful swelling at the site of injury. Before I became an acupuncturist, I assumed the mark was a mosquito bite until it persisted for more than a week with a...

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Low back pain relief.

Low back pain relief.

Do you or someone you know suffer from back pain? It’s not surprising because about 75 to 85 percent of Americans experience some form of back pain. Back pain can be sudden, sharp, debilitating pain or constant, nagging, debilitating pain. Either way, it can affect...

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