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Combat Spring Allergies! (Berkeley-Acupuncture)

All the blossoming and blooming brings with it allergies! Classic symptoms we all know of include itching and watery eyes, nasal congestion, scratchy throat and what seems like the possible onset of a cold.  These symptoms are caused by a histamine release- our bodies attempt to combat allergens that irritate our system. So how can […]

Chinese New Year Dos and Don’ts!

Chinese New Year Dos and Don’ts! The Year of the Dog (an excerpt from dogtime.com) The Year of the Dog begins on February 16th, 2018 and ends February 4th, 2019, so any babies born between those dates will have the dog as their Chinese zodiac sign. This will be the first Year of the Dog in twelve […]

Join us for our Tao to Wellness Detox and Cleanse program! 

You’ve heard about cleansing or detoxing, but what does it really mean?   A week of nothing but juice?   Or weeks of nothing but maple syrup, cayenne and lemon?   No way! What:  Our program is a cleansing (detoxification) regime, based on whole foods and healthy eating, we do omit some of the foods that could be a potential […]

cold and flues can be helped by acupuncture

Battling Cold and Flu Season with Acupuncture

We Want to See You When You’re Sick! By Deanna Tasi Until you’ve seen us regularly, most people don’t know that acupuncture and Chinese herbs are great for treating and preventing colds and flus.  Let’s start by saying, don’t worry about getting us sick!  We are in the know on how to protect ourselves when […]

Got Insomnia? Acupuncture can help!

Got Insomnia? Acupuncture can help! There is nothing worse than not being able to sleep at night. Tossing and turning, watching the clock tick closer and closer to when you need to get up and start your day….its a dreadful feeling.  There are a lot of commercial remedies out there, but who wants to become […]

Happy Holidays, take the generosity challenge!

It’s an interesting time of year. I always notice how the energy of the holidays is like a can of mixed nuts. There’s the cashews, the sweetness of generosity and giving. The pecans, that wintery nut giving us tradition. The walnuts, ahh, the all knowing ancestors, the family unit, the sense of community. And finally, […]

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 […]