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Five Self Care Tips for Winter

Traditional Chinese medicine teaches that humans should live in harmony with the seasons. According to traditional Chinese medicine there are five seasons: winter, spring, summer, late summer and fall. Each season has many associations that help us change our habits, allowing for a more balanced mind and body. When these systems were being developed, people were living in

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Learn How Acupuncture Can Relieve Insomnia

 

Does this scenario sound familiar to you: You are exhausted from a long day and you lay down to go to sleep, but instantly your mind starts racing and you start having a mental conversation with yourself?

Symptoms of Insomnia are

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Meridian Point for Winter: Large Intestine 4

Large Intestine 4 is one of the most important and influential points in the entire body. The Chinese name for Large Intestine 4 is “He Gu” meaning union valley or converging valley. The point is located on the hand in the web between the thumb and index finger, also described as the depression where the index finger and thumb bones

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