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Perimenopause, What’s Really Going On-Part II

Last month I wrote an article on perimenopause from a Western perspective. In this article I’ll explain this transition from a Chinese medical perspective. To begin, let’s lay the groundwork with some basic concepts. What is Yin and How Much do I Need? Yin (the opposite of Yang), can describe anything in the body. In […]

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Why Napping is Good for Your Health

Note: This post in an excerpt from an article written by Julien Adler originally published on medium.com. Julien is an executive business coach and leadership trainer. In the last decade, scientific research has been proving all of us celebrated nappers correct—that sleep deprivation costs American businesses $63 billion a year in lost productivity and that a short […]

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Finding & Treating the Causes of Insomnia

According to the National Institute of Health it is estimated that some 50-70 million Americans suffer from sleep or wakefulness disorders causing nearly $50B in lost productivity and upwards of 5000 car crashes. A related disorder called sleep apnea (temporary cessation of breathing while asleep) affects 12-18 million Americans. In my practice, I see first-hand the […]

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Chinese Herbs and Acupuncture for Hot Flashes

If you’re a woman in your forties or fifties, it’s likely you’ve experienced changes taking place associated with menopause. For some women this transition is easy. For others, the onset of menopause can be much more challenging and may include symptoms like hot flashes, night sweats, thirst, and insomnia. While Western Medicine ascribes these changes […]

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