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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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Perimenopause, What’s Really Going On-Part I

In my practice about 40% of my patients are women in the 35-50 age range. This means that in addition to treating orthopedic complaints, I am helping many women address the symptoms associated with perimenopause. I’m using part one of this series to look at this process from a Western medical perspective. I will reprise […]

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Acupuncture for PMS

PMS Pre-menstrual Syndrome and Pre-menstrual Dysphoric Disorder are two conditions on the same continuum, with PMDD being the more severe of the two. While the only allopathic protocol is treat with hormones, TCM excels at addressing both the root cause as well as the symptoms of these conditions. The Liver Governs Blood From a Chinese […]

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4 Awesome Benefits of Chocolate!

One of my favorite ‘herbs’ in the pharmacopeia is Theobroma cacao whose seeds are used to make chocolate. On its own cacao is not sweet, but slightly bitter. The chocolate you are used to eating or drinking is the result of processing, to create cacao powder, and modifying by adding sugar and other ingredients like milk. […]

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4 Ways to a Better Night’s Sleep

Insomnia is one of the most common sleep disorders, with a prevalence of 40% in adults. It is generally believed that 10%–15% of the adult population suffers from chronic insomnia, and an additional 25%–35% have transient or occasional insomnia.1 It’s no wonder Americans are so desperate for sleep! Fortunately, there are number of resources out […]

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