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Christina Martin from Tao to Wellness Delicata Squash recipe

Perfect Thanksgiving Squash Side Dish!

Sweet and Spicy Delicata Squash I love Delicata Squash.  It’s so perfect and even better, it’s so easy.  The fact that I can cut through it, with just a tiny bit of muscle AND that you can eat the skin is a game changer!  I’ve wrestled with its sisters, the butternut squash, the acorn, the […]

Acupuncture at Tao to Wellness is gentle and relaxing

THREE reasons why people don’t get acupuncture…

There are still skeptics out there! Even though, Cigna, Blue Cross, MDs, the Journal of the American Medical Association and the countless research studies all say Acupuncture works!  We still meet the naysayers… Here are the top 3 reasons, people stay away from us! “I’m afraid of NEEDLES!” People are traumatized as young children around […]

Tao to Wellness can help during these difficult times with wildfires

Tips for keeping your lungs healthy in these difficult times

Dear Tao to Wellness community, As we continue to face the days ahead with smoke-filled air, here are some tips for keeping your lungs as safe as possible.   Tips for day to day:   Indoor First and foremost: stay indoors as much as possible. Keep windows closed and ideally have an air filter running, […]

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What is the Chinese circadian clock?

What the heck is a Chinese circadian clock? Well, it’s a brilliant thing that was created by the Chinese thousands of years ago.  The Chinese believe that each of your main 12 organs (the ones with meridians) have a 2 hour time period each day where organs are on a strict schedule of self-care and […]

Acupuncture, Chinese herbs and nutrition can treat PCOS. Contact Tao to Wellness in Berkeley for treating PCOS with acupuncture and herbs.

PCOS Through an Fertility Acupuncturist’s Lens

PCOS Through an Acupuncturist’s Lens PCOS is the most common endocrine disturbance.  Many women have no idea they have PCOS until the endocrine disturbance becomes so big that their periods become non-existent. Symptoms: To qualify for a diagnosis of PCOS, a patient must only exhibit two of the following:  Anovulation, hyperandrogenism or polycystic ovaries (an ovary […]

Acupuncture, Chinese herbs and nutrition can treat Fertility. Contact Tao to Wellness in Berkeley for treating fertility with acupuncture and herbs.

Boost your fertility with food! -Tao to Wellness

Boost your fertility with food! -Tao to Wellness It is true that women get better with age, there’s no denying that!  And at the same time we can also say that there are things we can do to help us age with grace, especially when we want to boost fertility!  The number one thing… what […]

Acupuncture can treat gout along with Chinese Medicine. Contact Tao to Wellness in Berkeley for treating gout with acupuncture and herbs.

Gout… there is a cure – Tao to Wellness

A cure for Gout by Tao to Wellness Ouch!  Gout!  If you’ve had a ’bout with gout’, you will never forget it!  It is very painful to say the least! From a Western perspective, Google says, “Gout is a form of arthritis caused by excess uric acid in the bloodstream. The symptoms of gout are due to the […]