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Coronavirus: 10 Early Symptoms

Jan 26, 2020

Symptoms of the coronavirus are very similar to the flu. The Center for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) says early symptoms include: fatigue, feeling unwell, fever, cough, runny nose, sore throat, sinus pressure, headache, chills and lower-respiratory tract infections which can turn into pneumonia or bronchitis.  The overlap with flu symptoms “makes coronavirus difficult to diagnose,” says infectious disease […] Read More »

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Welcome to the Year of the Rat!

Jan 20, 2020

Saturday, January 25th is the start of Chinese New Year! We welcome the new year on that day and enjoy the year of the Metal Rat until the it ends on February 11, 2021. As some of you may already know, each year in the Chinese lunar calendar corresponds to one of twelve animals. The […] Read More »

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Get Ready to Celebrate Chinese New Year!

Jan 9, 2020

As we approach Chinese New Year on January 25th, you might find it fun to start incorporating some Chinese customs into your life, too! These simple traditions can help you get ready to celebrate Chinese New Year and ring in a very lucky 2020. Finish your spring cleaning  It’s traditional to spend the last week or […] Read More »

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Winter Wellness

Dec 1, 2019

Stay Healthy this Season! With Winter comes rain and cold temperatures. It is especially important to keep yourself dry and warm. Start today by incorporating cinnamon into your diet! From a Chinese medicine perspective, cinnamon has a warming effect on the body. It dilates blood vessels and helps promote circulation, this can sooth a sneezing fit or […] Read More »

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How-To: Avoid Catching a Cold

Nov 15, 2019

When you were little, did your grandmother tell you stay inside when it was cold and wet, because if you went out you’d be sure to catch a cold? This piece of folk medicine is fairly common even in the Western world. From a Chinese Medicine perspective, your grandma’s wisdom is actually very helpful advice! […] Read More »

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Benefits of Wolfberry

Oct 25, 2019

Also known as Goji berry, Wolfberry is rich in Vitamins A and C which can help prevent colds. Stay strong this Fall and Winter season, by incorporating wolfberries into your diet. You can mix into your morning cereal, or eat as a snack between meals. You can add its sweet flavor to salads, or blend […] Read More »

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Women’s Health: Addressing PMS

Oct 15, 2019

MaryBeth first came to my office to get treatment for her chronic arm pain. Once we managed her pain condition so that she could return to her normal routine, other more deeply rooted problems because to surface. The most notable was a series of symptoms that MaryBeth hadn’t even realized were out of the ordinary. […] Read More »

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Simple Tips to Look Vibrant and Healthy

Oct 1, 2019

Do you know anyone who seems to defy time by continually looking as radiant and youthful as they always have, no matter how many years have passed? Wouldn’t you like to be that person? My patients often ask what they can do to look young and vibrant for as long as possible, and the answer […] Read More »

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Your Guide to Summer Health

Aug 28, 2019

Natural Acne Solution! WATER Between 75 and 90 percent of the human body is made up of water. To stay healthy your skin needs moisture, not drinking enough can lead to dry skin (even wrinkles). Water helps flush toxins, so moderate dehydration can also lead to constipation. And when the body is unable to eliminate waste through […] Read More »

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