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Acupuncture for Fertility

The treatment of infertility in Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM) differs greatly from conventional medicine.  Depending on where you are on your journey you may be working with your gynecologist or a reproductive endocrinologist (RE).  A RE specializes in the treatment of infertility, and therefore has a lot more tools to be able to treat it. Read More

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Reiki Energy Healing

History and Styles of Reiki Energy Healing Technique: Usui Reiki Ryoho – Reiki Energy Healing Western Version There are two styles of Reiki energy healing: the most commonly taught and practiced form of Reiki in America was passed down from Mikao Usui (Usui Sensei) to Hayashi Chujiro who then passed it on to Hawayo Takata Read More

Acupuncture for Pain

There is one thing that almost everyone has experienced at least once in their life. No. I am not talking about taxes. I am talking about pain. Whether it was chronic pain or acute pain, chances are you have experienced at least one.  Alternative medicine for pain relief Once you have pain, how do you Read More

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TCM Dietary Recommendations for Kidney Deficiency

When speaking to your acupuncturist or practitioner of Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM), you may hear terms like “your kidney is deficient,” or “your Kidney needs to be nourished.”  To the average person, these phrases make absolutely no sense. However, to your acupuncturist, it gives detailed information about the complex functioning of your body, and how to Read More