The longest night is now behind us with the passing of Winter Solstice, and the days will slowly become brighter: Winter has officially arrived! In Chinese medicine this is what we call the Yin (cold, dark, slow) time of year, as opposed to Summer’s Yang (warm, bright, energetic). In this season we should meditate more, sleep in when possible, and take care of our fatigued bodies. Chinese medicine is a great way to keep your body cold and flu-free. Practitioners often use moxibustion this time...
by on January 5th, 2010 at 05:01 am

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  • Chinese Medicine and Winter Energy
    The longest night is now behind us with the passing of Winter Solstice, and the days will slowly become brighter: Winter has officially arrived! In Chinese medicine this is what we call the Yin (cold, dark, slow) time of...
    by at January 5th, 2010 at 05:01 am
  • Are You Hydrated?
    Whenever my grandfather was offered a glass of water to drink, his response was always, “No thanks, water makes me rust!” When it comes to hydration, there are two kinds of people: those who carry water bottles everywhere...
    by at August 11th, 2009 at 08:08 pm
  • What’s the Buzz About Vitamin D?
    Vitamin D has been all over the news as the latest nutrient whose Recommended Daily Allowance has come under great scrutiny. Dietary vitamin D is unique in that it is not actually a vitamin and would be better classified as...
    by at May 25th, 2009 at 05:05 am
  • Meet Your Adrenal Glands
    The picture was not just to get your attention, It will make  lot of sense in a minute. Before I get to the adrenal glands, what is functional medicine?  Naturopathic medicine can be practiced from a functional medicine...
    by at May 1st, 2009 at 11:05 am