September 25, 2019

Cystic fibrosis is an inherited disease that disrupts normal function of the epithelial cells in the body.  Epithelial cells line the passageways of many of our vital organs, including the lungs, liver, kidneys, reproductive system and the skin. Those who have cystic f...

August 26, 2019

Statistics show eight out of 10 people will experience low back pain at some point during their life. Seeking medical treatment for back pain is very common. Typically back pain is fleeting and can be easily resolved with rest, heat and an occasional anti-inflammatory...

April 25, 2019

In Traditional Chinese Medicine, each season is ruled by a particular organ system and spring is connected to the liver. What does this mean? Well, you probably notice changes in the way you feel, both physically and mentally, as the seasons change. I know I tend to fe...

March 12, 2019

Next time you are in a wide open field, pasture or meadow dotted with beautiful yellow dandelions, know that these prolific little delights are not only beautiful, but packed with nutrition and offer a host of healthy benefits. Let’s explore this amazing flower.

Dandeli...

February 6, 2019

Digestive disorders can be simple like flatulence or gas, or they can be much more serious, such as Crohn’s disease. Regardless of the severity of the disease, there is no doubt digestive disorders affect far more people than they should, especially in the United State...

December 14, 2018

Seasonal Affective Disorder, also known as SAD, is a form of depression that affects people all throughout the world. Most commonly experienced during Fall and Winter months, the symptoms of SAD include depression, hypersomnia, lethargy, difficulty concentrating, negat...

November 20, 2018

Maintaining a healthy shen also means that we maintain a healthy body. A strong shen is fundamental to good health. When shen is weak, the body will eventually fail.

September 5, 2018

Herbs can be used alone or in conjunction with one another to create customized formulas that help heal the body.

August 8, 2018

If you are truly trying to eat healthy and you are dealing with illness, why not consider trying the TCM way of eating? You might be surprised at how your body changes.

June 29, 2018

The adrenal glands are two tiny glands that sit on top of the kidneys. They are part of the overall endocrine system that produces hormones that regulate the body. The adrenal glands produce three very important hormones, adrenaline, cortisol and aldosterone. Adrenalin...