What is on the label? Do you buy over the counter dietary supplements? Whether it be Vitamin D or something called Immune Support, or just a simple multivitamin? I bet all of you! I too, am one of those people. For those of you who don’t know me, my name is Lisa. I am one … Continue reading Supplements: do they really contain what the label says?
After attending Terry Wahls talk, Acupuncture of Iowa promotes her approach to nutrition, as it is in line with the Oriental Medical perspective on healing the body with diet and nutrition. Dr. Wahls book is available for purchase at the clinic.
We just got back from a two day workshop with Paul Pitchford, author of Healing with Whole Foods. It was very interesting, if not daunting. His book is a huge one, full of information about Chinese medicine and using diet to heal diseases. The big news was that parasites are a huge part of most … Continue reading Healing Through Whole Foods
A few thoughts on how Oriental Medicine can help with weight loss in a truly wholistic and individualized way, by optimizing the physiology of the body.
Thoughts on late summer and the earth element.
Introduction to the condition of ‘summer heat’ as identified in Chinese medicine with recommendations for herbs and foods to assist in preventing and treating the condition.
Explanation of the symptoms and signs of Yin and damp excess. Relationship between external weather patterns and physical illness patterns.
Introduction to Chinese herbal medicine.
Overview of cold and damp conditions, their relationship to weather, and their treatment in TCM.
Spring has sprung. I was in New Mexico last week and my allergies were terrible. Yes, Albuquerque is one of the worst allergy cities in the country. Tons of pollen as well as dust off the desert. This got me thinking about allergy reduction and prevention. I recommend several different things. First, diet. Reducing or … Continue reading Spring is Really Here, and so are Allergies