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Are my supplements any good?

What is the most important part of a car?   The normal response would be "the engine."   Take the engine out of the car and then how far are you going to get?   Take the cogs out of a watch? How good is a watch then?   Take beta carotene out of a carrot, how [...]

Emotions and our Health

We all know that we need to keep our emotions in check to stay healthy. In today's fast paced, highly strung society, this can be hard to do. Most parents have no help at home. People work overtime just to provide for their families. The levels of stress within our society are immense. In Chinese [...]

Glutenites beware of…

Guest post written by Dr. Cushing. Witty subtitles by Kristien Boyle L.Ac. What is Gluten intolerance? Gluten intolerance is widespread in our society; it is a term that includes different degrees of gluten or Gliaden sensitivity. Celiac disease is the most severe type of gluten intolerance.   A genetic autoimmune disorder, Celic disease is very destructive [...]

Supplements for the Cold Season

Fall is approaching, and with the colder weather, many of us find ourselves a little sniffly.   I often get questions from friends and family on what natural remedies can be used to help them with a cold. Here are a few easy tips on what to put in your medicine cabinet. In Chinese medicine, we [...]

How to Choose an Acupuncturist?

This all boils down to personal taste. Would you like your doctor to be older or younger than you? Same sex or not? Does he or she have to be funny or stoic?   Does he or she have to like your college football team… or at least not be a fan of the enemy? All [...]

Acupuncture and Endocrine Health

The endocrine system is responsible for hormonal functions in the body and produces thirty distinct hormones each of which has a very specific job to do. This system controls your physical growth, mood, hormone output, reproduction, mental functionality, and immune system. When not working properly you become more susceptible to disease and your ability to [...]

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