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  • Gratitude in Eastern Medicine

    Rewire Your Brain With Gratitude in 2021

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    Let’s face it–2020 could have been better. A lot better. But it’s a new year, and that means a fresh start. So if you’re like a lot of people right now, you’re probably hoping and praying that 2021 will be different. And it can be. There’s one thing you can do to almost guarantee that 2021 will be your best year yet. And that thing is (drumroll please): practicing gratitude. Yup. That’s it. Be more grateful and your whole world will change.

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  • Prevent Memory Loss With Eastern Medicine

    How To Prevent Or Stop Memory Loss, According to TCM

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    As we get older, our short term memory gets worse–it’s a natural part of aging! But just because it’s natural doesn’t mean it’s inevitable. In fact, if you exercise your brain and keep your body healthy, you can slow down and even stop memory loss! To help prevent memory loss, western doctors suggest staying active, challenging your brain with puzzles, sleeping enough, and opting for a protein-rich diet. But like many things, Traditional Chinese Medicine has its own view and treatments for memory loss.

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  • Boost Energy Naturally With Eastern Medicine

    5 Tips and Tricks To Boost Your Energy From Eastern Medicine

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    In TCM and Ayurveda, energy comes from balance. We have to keep our bodies and minds in harmony to keep feeling our best. If you’re having trouble with fatigue and, you should incorporate fresh, healthy food into your diet, get enough rest, avoid working too much, and move your body in a way that makes you feel good. But for those days when you need a little extra pep in your step, here are some tips and tricks from eastern medicine proven to boost your energy.

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  • Cinnamon In Eastern Medicine

    Cinnamon in Eastern Medicine: Not Just A Spice

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    When you think of cinnamon, it probably brings to mind the smell of scented candles in the fall and coffee shops selling chai lattes, but did you know that cinnamon isn’t just for candles and lattes? It’s also known for having a slew of health benefits. Western doctors are beginning to prescribe it more and more for issues like hyperglycemia and diabetes. But when it comes to Eastern medicine, cinnamon has been used for thousands of years to treat a much wider range of illnesses and health problems.

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  • Chinese Superfoods To Boost Libido - Flower

    7 Chinese Superfoods to Boost Your Libido  

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    Things like stress, depression, prescription drugs, chronic illness, and not getting enough sleep can all lower your libido. It’s something people have been struggling with for centuries, so don’t feel bad if your sex drive is low, too. And luckily, TCM has a long history of finding cures and aids for boosting the libido.

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  • Qi Stagnation in TCM - hands blocking

    Qi Stagnation 101

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    When your Qi becomes blocked or slows down, we call this Qi stagnation. This can cause slow blood flow, leading to lots of health issues. In TCM, most imbalances in the body and mind are related to stagnant Qi in one way or another. Figure out which might be your problem and how to remedy it.

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  • Sleeplessness and Insomnia in Eastern Medicine

    What Kind Of Insomnia You Have, According to Eastern Medicine

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    Eastern medicine thinks about insomnia pretty differently than western medicine does. In the West, we lump everyone who can’t sleep together, calling them insomniacs. But in Eastern medicine, your categorized based of of what’s causing you to be unable to sleep. The two main groups are sleeplessness caused by too much of something (Qi, Heat, Phlegm, Yang, etc.) which may harass the Heart, and sleeplessness caused by too little of something. Here, we break down a few of the different types of insomnia that TCM recognizes.

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  • Eastern Medicine Fruits and Vegetables - Rambutan

    8 Eastern Fruits and Veggies You’ve Never Heard Of

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    Do you ever go to the farmer’s market or grocery store and see something in the produce aisle that looks like it came from an alien planet? Well, one of those far out fruits and veggies just might be on this list. We’ve rounded up some of our favorite Asian fruits and vegetables that you’ve probably never heard of. They’re nutritious, delicious, and can even pack a healing punch.

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  • Herbs for Spleen

    Spleen Health 101: The Best Herbs For A Healthy Spleen

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    Pop quiz–do you know what your Spleen is and what it does? If you said that it was a moon shaped organ that filters your blood, you’d be right. It also works as part of your immune system, hunting down and fighting off bacteria and germs that could get you sick. But if you said that the Spleen was way more than just an organ that filters blood and kills germs, you’d also be right! In Eastern medicine, the Spleen does so much more than digest your food and maintain your immunity.

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