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Traditional Chinese Medicine

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

The Easiest, Most Effective Spring Cleanse Ever

Spring is here, and all over the place we're clearing out our winter clothes, dressing a little lighter for warmer weather, amping up our exercise...

Aviva Romm, M.D.
April 29 2013

Willpower Won't Help You Eat Better

Many of us have resolved to lose weight or eat better, even though we've failed at these goals in the past. Maybe we had initial success, then a...

Dr. Isaac Eliaz
April 26 2013

Yes, I'm Eating Meat To Cure My Chronic Illness

I'm a huge believer in the healing powers of plants and plant foods. Countless studies have shown the benefits of a plant-based diet for our personal...

Lauren Burke
April 17 2013

Why My Anxiety Led Me To Chinese Medicine

I'd to think that I could have been the type of person who knows nothing about anxiety. I practice yoga. I have a pretty solid spiritual practice. I...

Kate McClafferty
March 27 2013

10 Tips To Cleanse & Rejuvenate For Overall Health & Wellbeing

Spring is the perfect time to cleanse for overall health and wellbeing! According to traditional Chinese medicine, Spring is when your liver is...

Claudia Colombo
March 19 2013

Why We Should Be Vegans AND Carnivores

Human beings are omnivores, which means that (in theory) we can eat just about anything we want! So why do we want to stick to one thing? Why do some...

Elle Griffin
March 18 2013

How Chinese Medicine Can Improve Your Sex Life

Spring is almost here. Are you starting to feel friskier? Or maybe you’re not feeling frisky enough. That’s where Chinese medicine comes in. For those...

Heather Lounsbury
February 27 2013

Release Your Fears With Qigong Meditation

In Traditional Chinese Medicine, fear is stored in the kidneys. No doubt this is because the kidneys (and the adrenal glands that sit on top of them)...

Lisa Spillane
February 26 2013

How Acupuncture Can Heal You

"Psst… What’s the deal with acupuncture? Can it really help you get to sleep at night? Without using prescription drugs? And you even fall asleep on...

Phil Veneziano
February 15 2013

7 Natural Ways To Cure Adrenal Fatigue

Adrenal Fatigue is something many experience after prolonged physical or emotional stress, or after illness. It often goes unaddressed as we keep...

Linda Scriven
January 23 2013

10 Ways to Detox on a Daily Basis

Detox has become a big buzzword. Lose weight quickly, get glowing skin, and create world peace by detoxing!

Mary Vance
December 14 2012