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National High Blood Pressure Education Month

May 5, 2021

High blood pressure or hypertension is a common heart condition, that increases the risk of heart attacks, strokes and other heart diseases. It can be controlled and treated with acupuncture and Chinese herbs. Some people have a genetic propensity for high blood pressure. In these cases, medication is necessary. Lifestyle and self-care play an important […] Read More »

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The Colon Connection: Your Second Brain

Apr 21, 2021

Here is an excerpt of the Johns Hopkins article ‘The Brain Gut Connection.’ It is about your gastrointestinal tract, aka your “second brain,” and how important it is to your mood and well-being. Understanding our digestive system helps explain why mind-body therapies like Chinese medicine, cognitive behavioral therapy and medical hypnotherapy are so effective treating […] Read More »

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The Colon Connection: Acne and Constipation

Apr 7, 2021

Ever wonder why when you have constipation, your acne flares up? A side-effect of the toxicity associated with constipation is acne and skin breakouts. This happens when toxins and waste are re-absorbed back into the bloodstream via the colon, rather than being eliminated. From the bloodstream, these toxins can exit the body by its largest detoxification […] Read More »

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Self-Care Tip: Massage Your Acupoints

Mar 24, 2021

Living through a global pandemic for this past year has left most of us feeling more stressed than ever before, making self-care all the more important. You can find comfort and relief by massaging certain acupuncture points. There are hundreds of known acupuncture points located where blood, nerve, lymph, and connective tissue meet within the body. I use […] Read More »

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Natural vs Synthetic Vitamins & Supplements

Mar 10, 2021

We are all doing our best to keep our immune systems strong during this COVID pandemic. Currently, nearly 70% of the US population is taking synthetic vitamins and supplements because they believe it is the answer to staying healthy. Dietary supplements is a $35 billion industry and 90% of vitamins on the shelves are synthetic! […] Read More »

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Dr. Wonson’s Kitchen: Vegetarian Walnut Meatballs

Feb 24, 2021

For thousands of years, Chinese medicine has viewed walnuts as a brain food. One of the oldest principals of Chinese herbal medicine says that eating foods that resemble parts of the body can actually benefit that body part. The surface of the walnut resembles the crinkled brain surface, so this is why it is believed […] Read More »

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Welcome to the Year of the Ox!

Feb 11, 2021

Friday, February 12th is the start of Chinese New Year, and we will be welcoming the year of the Metal Ox until January 31, 2022! 2020 was the year of the Metal Rat, which typically signifies renewal and the opportunity for success in new ventures. As we now know, the world did go through a […] Read More »

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Chinese New Year is Around the Corner!

Jan 28, 2021

As we approach Chinese New Year on February 12th, 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 2021. Finish your spring cleaning  It’s traditional to spend the last week or […] Read More »

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Reboot 2021

Jan 14, 2021

Feeling in need of a reboot this New Year? Follow these 5 simple, sustainable steps: Eat Whole-Foods and Boost Fiber Get your nutrients from actual food sources. Eat at least five servings of veggies and one piece of fruit daily, boost overall fiber, get at least three to four ounces of lean protein through animal […] Read More »

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Happy New Year 2021!

Dec 31, 2020

Welcome, 2021. I feel everyone on this planet is so happy to say good-bye to 2020, one of the most difficult and challenging years we have lived through. 2021 feels hopeful, upward moving and the start of a good period with positive changes. I always remind myself that when I experience any rockiness in life, […] Read More »

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