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Spring and Summer Detox Tips

May 1, 2012 in Blog Posts, Healthy Foods by Jerrell

It’s great to find a credible source of information when there are so many “plans” available that promote impractical and possibly harmful detox diets, promising weight loss at rates that are possibly dangerous, and such that you’ll almost certainly regain the weight very quickly.  Here are some spring and summer detox tips to get you started. Spring and early Summer are ideal times to detox. So if your New Year’s resolutions to get healthy fizzled out after a couple of weeks it’s not too late to get your health back […]

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Top 5 Acupuncture Myths

March 23, 2012 in Alternative Medicine, Blog Posts by Jerrell

“Without health, there is no point. To anything.”  –  Everett Mámor In recent years acupuncture has enjoyed a tremendous surge in popularity and acceptance. Just the other day, my mother called to tell me “Oprah’s talking about acupuncture on her show today!” Despite Oprah’s coverage, the questions I hear over and over again about acupuncture tell me that what I do for a living is still not well-understood by everyone. When I was asked to write an article for a local newspaper about acupuncture, I decided that busting common myths […]

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Chinese Medicine – “A wise man makes his own decisions, an ignorant man follows the public opinion.”

March 13, 2012 in Blog Posts by Jerrell

Chinese Medicine What is Chinese medicine?  Chinese medicine is a system of medicine partly based on the idea that an energy, called qi (say “chee”), flows along pathways in the body called meridians. In this belief, if the flow of qi along these meridians is blocked or unbalanced, illness can occur. In China, doctors have practiced Chinese medicine for thousands of years, and it is gaining in popularity in many Western countries. Causes of qi imbalance are thought to involve: External forces, such as wind, cold, or heat. Internal forces, […]