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  • Purslane

    Wacky Weed or Culinary Delight? What You Need To Know About Purslane

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    If you’ve ever heard of Purslane, you probably know it as an annoying succulent-type weed that will grow pretty much anywhere, in any conditions. But it’s actually an edible succulent that is loaded with vitamins and nutrients. Plus, it’s delicious! It’s been eaten around the world, raw or cooked, for hundreds of years. And we’re predicting that it’s going to be a major culinary trend very soon. So read on to learn everything you need to know about this wonderful weed that can help with everything from inflammation to infection.

  • Sleep in Eastern Medicine

    Getting Enough Rest? Probably Not. Here’s What To Do Instead

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    If you’re like most people, chances are you’re not getting enough rest. Have you ever sat on the couch all day but still felt like you barely relaxed? That’s because, weirdly enough, not all rest is created equally. There’s different types of rest that our bodies and minds need to feel our best. Western Medicine says that we need 7-9 hours of sleep plus a half hour or so to get to sleep so that we can get into the deep sleep that allows our body to make repairs. Eastern medicine has a less “numeric” take on rest. Sometimes the kind of rest we need is sleep. But sometimes it’s a Netflix marathon, or a long drive, or a coffee date with your best friend. Here’s what you need to know about the different ways to rest up with eastern medicine so you can refuel and take on the world!

  • Signs of Sleep Deprivation in Eastern Medicine

    3 Things You Might Not Know Are Signs of Sleep Deprivation

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    Aside from the obvious signs of sleep deprivation, like irritability, dark circles, sleepiness during the day, and packing on a few extra pounds, there are a few other lesser known signs that could be signaling it’s time to rest up.

  • Eastern Medicine and the Brain

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    Traditional Chinese Medicine and Ayurveda have for thousands of years revered brain health. The brain is an important part of the nervous system and one of the largest organs in the body. While nootropics are all the rage now, the ancient medicine systems have long considered “Mind Body” health. In fact, in TCM the brain is considered one of six “Extraordinary Organs.” Western Medicine Medical Schools and research studies are catching on, and are now looking at mind body approaches such as meditation, yoga, tai chi, cognitive skills, lifestyle interventions, and positive psychology. They’re researching how these modalities can prevent or improve stress-related illnesses, ranging from asthma to hypertension, functional bowel diseases and pain syndromes. Needless to say, there is a lot of research and for good reason. 

  • 7 Ways Health Qigong Can Improve Your Life 

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    Qigong is a modality that’s been used in traditional Chinese medicine for thousands of years. The goal of this practice is to harmonize the energy within the mind, body and spirit. While qigong was developed almost 4,000 years ago, it can still change your life today. Combining the elements and practicing qigong daily can provide many mental and physical health benefits. Let’s get into it. 

  • The Connection Between CCM and Spirituality

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    TCM was developed with the influence of traditional Chinese philosophy and religion. That means that there’s a connection to spirituality that you don’t get in Western medicine. Essentially, the idea with TCM is that the mind and body are one entity. That means, to have good physical health, your spirit needs to be in good shape too. TCM practitioners treat the person, not the problem.

  • Gut Health in Eastern Medicine

    IBS: The Eastern Medicine Approach

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    If you’re one of the 10 to 15% of Americans suffering from irritable bowel syndrome (IBS), or you think you’re experiencing symptoms, then you’re probably well aware that there’s no surefire cure. But that doesn’t mean you have to just deal with — there’s a lot you can do to reduce symptoms so you can keep living your life to the fullest.

  • How To Regulate Your Body Temperature with TCM

    Regulating Your Body Temperature With Eastern Medicine

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    Are your feet and hands always cold? Do you have sporadic pain in your side rib? Are you sometimes moody or irritable? Chances are you are having trouble regulating inner body temperature. Here’s how Eastern Medicine can help to regulate it.

  • Couples Acupuncture

    How Eastern Medicine Can Help Improve Your Relationships

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    Our lives can get busy, and relationship maintenance can fall to the wayside. When you turn to the internet to find tips and tricks on improving your relationship, the tips are all the same. Listening to each other and planning a date night is great, but what about other options?

  • Post Corona Travel – Natural Prep Before, During & After

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    Excessive time indoors definitely triggers your wanderlust, and with all the quarantining and social distancing going on, you’re probably booking your next big trip already. But, before you hop on a plane anytime soon, you need to plan accordingly — and we’re not just talking about your itinerary.

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