- Marianne Benforado L.Ac. Dipl.OM
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Santa Cruz, CA 95062(831) 212-3090
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Holistic Strategies for your Immune Health: an online class sponsored by Dominican Hospital PEP classes
Winter can be a challenge for your immune system, but it doesn’t need to be.
If you get sick all the time or catch every cold that goes around, it would be worthwhile to assess your habits and environment and make some changes. Come learn some holistic strategies to boost your immunity. In this class you will learn
For most people, the change of seasons from winter to spring is something to look forward to. But it also means a time when people tend to get sick or seasonal allergies start to flare up. This can make things miserable for a lot of people. As the weather fluctuates between freezing cold and warmer, sunnier days, it
In Chinese medical theory, food is considered medicine. Food has qualities and functions biochemically and energetically that target specific organs. Not only that, but the action a particular food takes to benefit that organ in terms of taste, color and temperature is what is included in Five Element theory. Food has a relationship to both the natural elements
Basically we are animals. We are part of nature and our lives should be in harmony with the turning of the seasons. We can learn a lot by observing what is happening outside. Think about the inherent wisdom of animals and how they build up their reserves in the fall to get through the winter – the squirrel
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.
If you have been diagnosed with osteopenia or osteoporosis