ENDOMETRIOSIS, ACUPUNCTURE & CHINESE MEDICINE

By | 2018-12-11T23:08:36+00:00 December 11th, 2018|Chinese Medicine, Dietary Therapy, Healthy Eating, Lifestyle, Pain Relief, Stress|

This post was originally written for, and published by, QENDO. Thank you QENDO for your wonderful and important work in endometriosis support and awareness. Although endometriosis as a “condition” was only defined relatively recently (in 1860), women have been affected by symptoms commonly associated with endometriosis – such as pelvic pain & masses, painful/heavy [...]

ACUPRESSURE D.I.Y. – Kidney 1

By | 2018-01-18T08:10:04+00:00 January 18th, 2018|Chinese Medicine, Lifestyle, Pain Relief, Stress|

As promised, I'm going to start introducing some acupressure points that you can use at home for better health and wellbeing. Acupressure points are the same as acupuncture points, but instead of needles we stimulate the point with firm pressure, usually a thumb (though those of us who have had a Thai foot massage have [...]

ANXIETY, PANIC ATTACKS & RUNNING PIGLETS: WHAT’S THE CONNECTION?

By | 2018-08-21T05:49:53+00:00 January 18th, 2018|Chinese Medicine, Lifestyle, Stress|

In recent years, conventional science and medicine has been rediscovering what Chinese Medicine has discussed for thousands of years - that the mind and body are inseparable, and that imbalances or changes in one aspect will affect the other. This understanding is reflected in the way that Chinese Medicine uses physical interventions - such [...]

THE MICROBIOME: GETTING TO THE “GUTS” OF HEALTHY IMMUNITY

By | 2018-01-18T07:23:29+00:00 January 18th, 2018|Chinese Medicine, Dietary Therapy, Healthy Eating, Lifestyle, Nutrition, Stress|

Prevention is better than treatment, and so knowing how to stay healthy by keeping the immune system resilient is always relevant. While talk of boosting immunity may have some of us reaching for the Vitamin C or Echinacea pills, a whole new field of research indicates that it is a happy belly we should be [...]