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Nourish The Yin: Embrace The Feminine, The Stillness, The Quiet

  In Chinese Medicine there are four basic substances we attempt to balance: Qi, Blood, Yin and Yang. Qi and Blood are probably obvious, qi is the energetic material component of the body and blood represents all the blood and menstrual blood of the body. Yin and yang are lesser known substances though familiar concepts. …

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Charting 101: Fertility Awareness Method Explained

Lately, I am doing really well with periods. I’m a period specialist, but sometimes there are spurts of time when all the sudden something shifts and I have a break through in several patient cases all at once. It is fabulous. In the last few months I’ve worked with a patient to bring back a …

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Journey To Healing (Guest Post): Recovering From A Brain Tumor With Acupuncture

This is a guest post by a patient, Nikki Thelan. Please read her story of recovery and return to a full healthy, active life after an amazing year of hardship. I am so priviledged that Nikki came into my life last winter because sharing in this journey has been truly inspirational. She is one powerful, …

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The Mystery of Pulse Diagnosis for Beginners and Interested Patients

As an Acupuncturist I have the seemingly mystical (even to me) talent of pulse reading. There is just so much to learn and differentiate and notice. Western Medicine finds their marker in the speed of a pulse which puts disease in the below 60 beats per minute (unless you are an athlete) or above 80 …

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Fear

Fear: Emotions Post #5

It is amazing how many people come in and check off “Fear” under the Emotions category of my health history form and then when I start to ask questions correct themselves and say it is worry. It might be helpful in addressing fear to return to my Worry post or my post on a recent skiing trip, Outside …

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Irritability/Anger

Frustration/Stress: Emotions Post #4

I feel moderately obligated to skip ahead and talk about fear with all this snow buzz, but as I’ve spent all week treating spiked levels of stress I must stay true to course. The most dangerous aspect of stress is thinking that it is inevitable. Don’t get me wrong there are going to be times …

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