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How to Decrease Chronic Inflammation with Diet

How to Decrease Chronic Inflammation With Diet Chronic inflammation in the body is linked with many serious illnesses: heart disease, numerous  cancers, Alzheimer’s, diabetes, arthritis, autoimmune conditions. We usually think of inflammation on the surface of the body presenting as local redness, heat, swelling and/or pain. It signifies our body’s healing response, and means that […]

A real life patient spotlight: Fertility and Acupuncture

Sara had been trying to get pregnant for two and a half years now.  She had been pregnant about a year and a half ago, but unfortunately she lost the baby around week 8, they tested the tissue and found no answer.  Her and her husband had been trying naturally since then.  They have also […]

Storytime with Jack Kornfield

From a Soul Food, a collection of stories compiled by Jack Kornfield. One of the best examples of the attentive heart came after Gandhi’s death, when the whole Gandhian movement was in disarray. Within a year or two of the establishment of India, a number of Gandhi’s followers decided to have a nationwide meeting to […]

Healthy Holiday Eating for Pregnant Women

Being pregnant over the holidays can be tricky to navigate. Holiday parties display a whole feast of yummy goods, some that we typically only see at this time of the year. Here are some tips for you (or your pregnant friends) when preparing, serving or eating holiday foods. Turkey and stuffing: Cook the turkey until […]

Emotions and Chinese Medicine

Emotions and Chinese Medicine What emotion do you gravitate towards when things are challenging?  Do you tend towards being angry, sad or are you a worry wart when times are tough? Listed below are emotion, the associated organ system, other symptoms that MAY occur when that organ system is out of balance (people rarely have […]

How to Beat a Cold!

It’s that time of year again when everyone around you seems to be catching something. Here at the office, we see many people on the verge of getting sick or dealing with an illness that has gone on way too long. But, somehow, knock on wood, we never get sick. I’ve got some tricks of […]

Storytime with Jack Kornfield

From Soul Food by Jack Kornfield Extraordinary Possibilities and the Greatness of the Heart. It happened just a few years ago to two young children in a family from Illinois. The eight year old daughter became ill and was diagnosed with a life threatening blood disease. A search went out to find a donor of […]