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Five Self Care Tips for Winter

Traditional Chinese medicine teaches that humans should live in harmony with the seasons. According to traditional Chinese medicine there are five seasons: winter, spring, summer, late summer and fall. Each season has many associations that help us change our habits, allowing for a more balanced mind and body. When these systems were being developed, people were living in

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Learn how to have Healthy Bones

Thanks to the modern miracle of Western medicine there are imaging tests that allow us to see the bones and assess if a person has osteoporosis. And thanks to the holistic methods of traditional Chinese medicine (TCM), there are many potent tools to help us build healthy bones

 

Osteoporosis makes the body more vulnerable to bone fractures because

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Meridian Point for Winter: Large Intestine 4

Large Intestine 4 is one of the most important and influential points in the entire body. The Chinese name for Large Intestine 4 is “He Gu” meaning union valley or converging valley. The point is located on the hand in the web between the thumb and index finger, also described as the depression where the index finger and thumb bones

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