Oriental Medicine Winter

In Oriental medicine, longevity is based on lifestyle. This winter become healthier by following these guidelines.

Irritable Bowel Syndrome (IBS) and Oriental Medicine

April is Irritable Bowel Syndrome Month. As the multitude of bowel condition sufferers would agree, a holistic perspective makes a difference in quality of life.

Oriental Medicine & Spring Expansion

In spring, all creatures take advantage of energy that was stored during the fall and winter months. New growth can be seen moving upward and outward, both emotionally and physically, via the reappearance of plants and animals, as well as our own emerging perspectives on life. Spring is the season linked to the Wood element, … Continue reading Oriental Medicine & Spring Expansion

Allergy Relief Through Oriental Medicine

Seasonal allergies can cause a great deal of discomfort with non-native plants and trees, temperature changes, and winds carrying pollen. As far back as the 2nd century BC, Oriental medicine (OM) techniques such as acupuncture, herbs, and dietary recommendations have been used to provide relief from the environment and create balance in the body. Today we know that acupuncture can modulate levels of cytokines and anti-inflammatory mediators as well as regulate the immune system’s overall response when too weak or overly active. OM has a very low risk of side effects when performed by a licensed practitioner.

OM Winter: Journey Inward for Outward Movement

Athletes and exercise enthusiasts can improve the quality of their workouts and recovery capabilities by following Oriental Medicine guidelines.