integrated complimentary and alternative medicine Articles
Why You Crave Sugar
Friday, May 12th, 2017 by Lynn Jaffee
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I see quite a few patients in my acupuncture practice who tell me that they crave sugar. Some cant avoid the candy dish at work, others cant stop eating sweets after dinner, and some just want sugar all day, every day. To be sure, sugar has gotten a bad rap. It can be a source of... Read more
The Healing Power of Vacation
Monday, April 24th, 2017 by Lynn Jaffee
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Recently I was looking back on previous articles, and I came across one that I hadwritten several years ago about taking vacation as a way to create balance between work and rest. My first reaction in reading the article was how smug I was at the time; telling readers to take mor... Read more
Is Spring Fever a Real Thing?
Monday, April 3rd, 2017 by Lynn Jaffee
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We Minnesotans areready for spring. Here in the North Country, we know all about winter. Were experts at hunkering down and staying warm. We snowshoe, ski, and drive on our frozen lakes. And we know that dressing for the cold involves many layers and miracle fibers that wick and ... Read more
The Face You’ve Earned: Understanding Chinese Facial Reading
Monday, March 20th, 2017 by Lynn Jaffee
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Reading Faces When my kids were small, I could always tell when they were sick just by looking into their eyes. This wasnt because I have special powers; I dont. We are all able to read the faces of the people we know, love, or see on a regular basis. But what about strangers or ... Read more
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Wednesday, February 22nd, 2017 by DragosRoua
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Why Getting Dirty is Good for Your Health
Friday, February 17th, 2017 by Lynn Jaffee
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When I think of my childhood, I think first of all the hours I spent playing in the dirt. To my childhood self, there was nothing better than upending rocks to look for salamanders, wading into skanky ponds with the hope of nabbing a turtle, or crouched at creeks edge catching mi... Read more
Chinese Medicine and the Wisdom of Mother Nature
Monday, January 16th, 2017 by Lynn Jaffee
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Im a bird nut. Its a little embarrassing but possible to find me out in an open field or local park decked out in a harness with my binoculars and camera, sporting a goofy hat and lots of sunscreen. My hope is to catch a glimpse of some unusual bird to photograph or add to my lif... Read more
Secrets for Fighting the Common Cold Using Chinese Medicine
Tuesday, January 10th, 2017 by Lynn Jaffee
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I began writing this post a couple of weeks ago, feeling pretty smug and self-righteous that I hadnt caught the cold that everyone around me was sporting. Most people I knew werent flat out sick, but as their cold progressed, it dropped down and became a chest thing, and they wer... Read more
The Cold Truth About Being Cold
Tuesday, November 29th, 2016 by Lynn Jaffee
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I hate to be cold. This is unfortunate because Im cold most of the time. Im that person who cant go out, even in the summer, without a sweater or sweatshirt in tow. Being cold is on my mind a lot, especially now, when lovely Minnesota begins to turn into a monster that we call wi... Read more
Twelve Simple Things You Can Do Right Now for Better Health
Monday, October 31st, 2016 by Lynn Jaffee
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Sometimes life gets in the way of your health. You get lazy or busy or distracted. One day you wake up and realize you have no energy, are sporting way too many extra pounds, and feel like crap. You know you have to get it together and think about revamping your diet or starting ... Read more
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