An allergy occurs when your immune system reacts to a foreign substance, called an allergen. This could be anything from something you inhale to something you touch to something you eat. An allergic reaction may cause sneezing, coughing, … [Read more...] about Five Herbal Tonics for Allergies
Allergies, seasonal or otherwise, is one of the biggest health issues people deal with in the United States. And the numbers are rising every year. Part of this is because our agricultural practices have changed drastically in the past 40 … [Read more...] about Five Reasons to Get Acupuncture for Allergies
Spring is a time of renewal, regeneration, growth and energy. The plants and animals awaken from the slumber of the cold winter months. The vital nutrients that have been stored in the roots of the plants and the bodies of the animals, … [Read more...] about Five Foods for Spring
Spring is the season of growth, regeneration, increased activity and new beginnings. During the season of spring, people experience many changes. Allergies, high blood pressure, headaches, sinus pain and congestion, anger, irritation and … [Read more...] about Five Acupuncture Points for Spring
The common cold is something everybody deals with and there are a thousand different suggestions on how to avoid catching a cold. Everything from megadoses of vitamin C to increasing your sleep time. And while some of these … [Read more...] about Chinese Medicine and Cold Prevention
Mental/Emotional Aspects of The Heart The major responsibility of the heart in Traditional Chinese Medicine is housing the mind and controlling the shen. “Shen” can be seen as the overall healthiness of the mind. When you look at a … [Read more...] about All About the Heart!
It’s almost that time of year again. The time of year when everybody makes promises to themselves known as New Year’s resolutions. But how many actually keep and achieve those resolutions after January? The statistics aren’t very promising. … [Read more...] about Start the New Year Off Right: Get Acupuncture!
By: Kim M. Filkins, L.Ac. Oh the holidays! You either love them or hate them. There is rarely any gray area. But, one thing is almost certain, everybody feels sluggish after the holidays are over. Thanks to all the cookies and milk, … [Read more...] about 7 Ways to Detox After the Holidays