The winter season can wreak havoc on your internal systems as cold air and emotional stress puts pressure on your body’s most important organs. The cold air can knock your internal systems out of balance and stress can cause major problems during the busy, overscheduled holiday season. According to Chinese medicine the kidneys are considered
The temperatures are dropping and the cold and rainy weather of fall and winter are starting to creep in. This is the time of year to hibernate, cozy up and try to stay warm. According to Chinese medicine, nothing may be better for warming yourself up from the inside than the food that you eat.
The fall season is just around the corner so it’s important to think about arming yourself against the things that make this fun season a little less fun. Things like head colds, the flu, and upper respiratory infections can really slow you down and hinder your enjoyment of the excitement that the harvest season brings.
There are a number of things that cause damage to skin cells like exposure to free radicals, dietary choices, stress, hormonal imbalances, and more. Skin is an often neglected part of our bodies, but it can be a telltale sign of our overall health and its condition can positively or negatively affect our self-image and
Slowly but surely, Eastern medicine is becoming more accepted by popular culture in the US and other countries as Westerners continue to look for non-medical remedies for a myriad of physical afflictions and emotional issues. People are actively seeking healing alternatives to health issues that don’t include pills with hefty price tags or unsavory side
We’ve all heard how stress is bad for us. Did you know that stress not only can cause high blood pressure (hypertension), but also insomnia, fatigue, digestive issues, aches and pains, cancer, and it can also worsen the diseases or symptoms that you may already have? Many people deal with stress in different ways by
I can’t believe it’s already February! Didn’t we all just make our new year’s resolutions to take care of our health, exercise more and be more pro active. But, how many of us slack and fall back into our patterns, whether it’s due to our work, stress, family, or time constraints etc. and before we