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Traditional Chinese Medicine

How To Read Your Tongue For 3 Key Signs Of Health

Checking up on your health doesn't have to be expensive and time-consuming. Of course, getting a full medical workup with lab tests and imaging is...

Melanie St. Ours
March 16 2015

How To Sync Your Menstrual Cycle With The Moon

By nature, women are lunar. It's no coincidence that the length of our menstrual cycles are synced up with the waxing and waning of the moon,...

Denise Wiesner
February 25 2015

3 Reasons Everyone Should Try Cupping

For many of us, the new year is a traditional time to set goals and enjoy an increased openness to new experiences. This willingness presents an...

Jennifer Dubowsky
January 2 2015

5 Reasons You Should Try Acupuncture Right Now

In the West, acupuncture is still sometimes dismissed — even as more western doctors are incorporating the practice into their treatment plans....

Dr. Daniel Hsu
December 31 2014

5 Holistic Ways To Balance Your Hormones & Banish PMS For Good

Premenstrual syndrome (PMS) can be extremely irritating and uncomfortable. From snapping at someone over something insignificant, to crying for no...

Aimee Raupp
December 23 2014

How Acupuncture Can Ease The Effects Of Cancer Treatment

During the month of November The Movember Foundation, a worldwide mustache-growing event, raises awareness for men's health issues like prostate...

Dr. Daniel Hsu
November 18 2014

Earthing: What Is It & Will You Love It?

Whether you’re on your mat in a yoga class, or just getting home from work, it’s not uncommon to hear the words, “getting grounded.” Obviously this is...

David Gelfand
October 3 2014

Why Chinese Herbs Are Great For Treating Acne

As a holistic practitioner specializing in dermatology, I see a lot of patients with moderate to severe acne. Many of them come to me for the first...

Antonia Balfour
September 9 2014

Acupuncture 101: What You Need To Know

Acupuncture has been used for thousands of years throughout many parts of the world. But despite its long track record as a successful treatment for a...

Dr. Daniel Hsu
July 31 2014

7 Feng Shui Tips To Spring Clean Your Home & Your Life

In spring, the earth leaps into action. Spring is the season of blooming and sprouting, and the best way to prepare for its arrival is to clear lots...

Dana Claudat
March 13 2014

6 Natural Ways To Look & Feel Younger

Who wouldn’t be interested in more youthful skin, thicker hair, better bone strength, lower blood sugar, lower cholesterol and improved energy, memory...

Joel Kahn, M.D.
March 12 2014

5 Reasons Why Everyone Needs A Tongue Scraper

What is Tongue Scraping? Jihwa Prakshalana, or the Ayurvedic self-care ritual known as tongue scraping, is an an oral hygiene practice that removes...

Gillian Mandich
December 19 2013

5 Simple Habits For Healthy Lungs

In alternative medicine, fall is the season of the lungs. Lungs are large organs, taking up the majority of the chest cavity, and are the site of...

Andrea Sarjeant
September 23 2013

5 Ways Traditional Chinese Medicine Can Energize You

In traditional Chinese medicine (TCM), the fall is a time to harvest your energies in preparation for the symbolic death (winter) that's needed before...

Margarita Alcantara
September 19 2013

What Is Cupping & Will You Love It?

Celebrities like Gwenyth Paltrow, her husband Chris Martin, Jennifer Aniston, and Victoria Beckham are all fans of cupping. This ancient technique is...

Jennifer Dubowsky
September 12 2013

Are Chinese Herbs Toxic?

If you've ever been to see an acupuncturist, odds are even that you had a brush with Chinese herbal medicine. If you didn't take herbs, maybe you saw...

Jason Burke
June 26 2013

A Fast & Fabulous Feng Shui Home Energy Makeover

When you have a lot to do and no motivation to do it, lack focus or just generally feel a case of “the blahs” coming on, your environment might be a...

Dana Claudat
June 7 2013

5 Simple Choices To Be Your Healthiest Self

When asked about his diet, one of my heroes, Jack LaLanne, who was still in killer shape into his 80s, used to say, “Eat real food!”

Phil Veneziano
June 3 2013

5 Foods That Are Making You Fat & Hurting Your Fertility

Recently, I gained some weight after jumping on the raw foods bandwagon, and I was inspired to go back to the basics and see what happened. As a...

Natalie Kringoudis
May 5 2013

Tall, Dark & Handsome But Can't Find A Relationship

Joseph was referred to me by a close friend. An attorney and exercise nut, he was easygoing, charismatic, and bore a striking resemblance to Brad...

Dr. Emill Kim
April 30 2013