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Back to School – and Acupuncture 101

August Newsletter Focus: Acupuncture 101 & Men's Health Acupuncture 101: What is Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM)? The term Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM) is often used synonymously with acupuncture. In truth, acupuncture is but one aspect (the most well known) of TCM, which is the broad term for a system of medicine and method of practice. [...]

2012-08-13T22:16:00+00:00 August 13th, 2012|

How to stay healthy this summer!

Stay Healthy and Enjoy Your Summer Summertime has its own set of health issues - check out these tips for a better summer: - drink enough water - especially on hot days, before, during and after exercise. You can add lemon to your water to improve flavor and boost anti-oxidants! - if you find the [...]

2012-06-19T21:12:09+00:00 June 19th, 2012|

Acupuncture for Allergies

The Return of Seasonal Allergies! Hello beautiful spring! As the days get longer and warmer, we move from the introversion of winter into the movement of spring. Spring corresponds to the liver system in Chinese medicine and is a traditional time for healthy detoxes as we move out any stagnant winter energy. You may also [...]

2012-04-03T21:24:52+00:00 April 3rd, 2012|

We Heart Acupuncture!

Love your heart? Acupuncture supports healthy circulation February is the American Heart Association's Heath health awareness month. You might be shocked to learn that cardiovascular disease is the number one cause of death in America and the number one cause of death for American women. Heart disease can be an insidious disease. Don't be fooled [...]

2012-02-07T18:07:11+00:00 February 7th, 2012|

January 2012 Newsletter

Let's All Have a Healthy 2012! Do you start every new year with a list of changes to make? These lists almost always have health issues - either losing weight, eating better, getting more exercise, at the top. If there's a health problem you've been ignoring or putting up with, now is a great time [...]

2012-01-26T21:12:41+00:00 January 26th, 2012|

December 2011 Newsletter

Holiday Hours! We will be out of the office 12/24 to 1/1/12 You don't have to suffer through the holidays! The time between Thanksgiving and New Years is often quite hectic. If you need a treatment, please consider scheduling soon as the calendar is filling up quickly. We will be out of the office December [...]

2012-01-26T21:08:17+00:00 January 26th, 2012|

Got Pain? We can help!

Acupuncture for Pain of Any Kind Acupuncture is perhaps best known for pain relief. One reason is because it is very effective. Research studies have shown that acupuncture can help reduce many types of pain including low back, neck, shoulder, headache and knee pain. Acupuncture treatment can also help relieve fibromyalgia pain and chronic headaches/migraines. [...]

2011-08-31T15:33:52+00:00 August 31st, 2011|

Summertime in Chicago

Did you know acupuncture could help with? * any kind of pain, acute or chronic * high stress, anxiety, depression and insomnia * hypertension * allergic rhinitis and sore throats * headaches * PMS, PCOS (polycystic ovarian syndrome), and painful periods When you refer a new patient you get $10 off your next treatment! If [...]

2011-06-15T15:27:49+00:00 June 15th, 2011|

Spring is in the air!

Welcome Spring! Spring in Chicago is a beautiful time! Birds are singing, plants and trees growing and greening our world. This season brings nature into bloom and yang is on the rise (yang is the warm energy building toward summer with longer days, warmer temps and plants growing and blooming). In Traditional Chinese Medicine spring [...]

2011-04-13T16:20:41+00:00 April 13th, 2011|

Giving Thanks Newsletter – Thanksgiving 2010

Giving Thanks This time of year can be challenging with the arrival of colder temperatures, shorter days and (potentially) stressful holidays approaching. Practicing gratitude is one way to combat stress and enjoy life more at any time of year. A method I use is making gratitude lists including all the things, big and little, that [...]

2010-12-02T19:10:48+00:00 December 2nd, 2010|