Spring 2014 Newsletter – We can help seasonal allergies!

Yes, We Treat Seasonal Allergies Chicago's spring has officially started with plants, trees and flowers blooming - and pollen is everywhere! If you are one of the lucky folks who must carry tissue to live through this season, please know that acupuncture and Chinese medicine offer help for seasonal allergies and the ensuing rhinitis, sinusitis, [...]

2014-06-05T20:14:48+00:00 June 5th, 2014|

Fall 2013 Acupuncture Newsletter

Happy Fall, Almost! Summer's wrapping up (hard to believe) and fall will be here soon. Harvests are in and fresh food will be plentiful and available for canning as well as consuming. As the summer transitions into fall, start eating foods that are cooked a little longer with an emphasis on yellow foods, such as [...]

2013-09-05T23:15:43+00:00 September 5th, 2013|

You Can Stay Healthy This Cold And Flu Season!

Yes you can stay healthy this cold and flu season A few tips to boost your immune system and fight that cold or flu you don't want to catch from your friends.... Wear a scarf - it protects an area especially vulnerable to pathogenic attacks. And if you have a sore throat, make sure to [...]

2013-01-30T15:28:44+00:00 January 30th, 2013|

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|

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|

Fall Newsletter – October 2010

Fall Health - How to avoid getting sick! Autumn brings wind, beautiful leaves changing colors and sometimes colds and flu. As the season changes so do our bodies and the steps we need to take to remain healthy. It is especially important to protect our body from wind which brings the colds and flu, because [...]

2010-11-09T00:33:45+00:00 November 9th, 2010|

August 2010 – Acupuncture and Fertility

Greetings! Summer is in full swing with higher temperatures and humidity. Local markets are full of ripe, colorful, luscious fruits and vegetables. Now is the time to enjoy the bounty of local farms and to eat lightly cooked foods and smaller meals. It is also time to eat cooling foods such as watermelon, cucumbers and [...]

2010-08-02T00:10:31+00:00 August 2nd, 2010|