integrated complimentary and alternative medicine Articles
Chinese Herbs Meet Western Medicine
Sunday, April 20th, 2014 by Lynn Jaffee
Many people think of the Chinese medicine you receive at your local acupuncture clinic and the Western medicine you receive at your doctors office as existing in two different worlds. Decades ago, when acupuncture and Chinese medicine began cropping up in the United States, that ... Read more
Why Acupuncture Helps Fertility
Sunday, March 23rd, 2014 by Lynn Jaffee
One of the most rewarding areas of my acupuncture practice is treating women with fertility issues., many of whom have tried to get pregnant for years without success. Whether going through IVF, suffering from multiple miscarriages, or simply trying to get pregnant on their own, ... Read more
Nine Reasons to Heart Acupuncture
Friday, March 7th, 2014 by Lynn Jaffee
This is the tail end of Acupuncture Awareness Week, and while most people are actually aware of acupuncture, they may not know why its such a good thing. Heres a list of why you should like acupuncture, and even think about giving it a try 1 Acupuncture is safe in the hands of pr... Read more
Your Chinese Heart
Friday, February 14th, 2014 by Lynn Jaffee
Happy Valentines Day Not only is today filled with hearts, flowers, and love, but the entire month of February is American Heart Month. In Western medicine, we usually think of your Heart simply as an organ that pumps blood and is prone to heart attacks as we get older. In additi... Read more
Are Acupuncture Points Real?
Monday, January 6th, 2014 by Lynn Jaffee
An acupuncture point is a specific location on your body where an acupuncturist inserts a needle. For acupuncturists, the existence of these points is kind of a leap of faith. The points we practitioners use have specific locations, actions, and work in combination with other poi... Read more
Tiny Needles Yield Big Results
Monday, December 9th, 2013 by Lynn Jaffee
Acupuncture and Chinese medicine has been used for centuries to treat digestive and gastrointestinal problems. While we see the effectiveness of acupuncture in treating diarrhea in the clinic on a daily basis, more and more research is documenting the effectiveness of acupuncture... Read more
The Power of Gratitude
Friday, November 22nd, 2013 by Lynn Jaffee
Next week people in the United States will celebrate a holiday devoted to giving thanks; a day of gratefulness. While gratitude belongs on the menu every day, its still a wonderful thing that we can slow down, gather with family andor friends and devote a day to the idea of thank... Read more
The Blank Page
Sunday, November 17th, 2013 by Aarti Patel
Imagine pulling your resume up on the computeran Read more
Wants Can’t Be Discovered in Worries
Friday, November 15th, 2013 by Aarti Patel
Despite any tricks your brain pulls, it can be helpful Read more
Too Cool for School
Friday, November 15th, 2013 by Aarti Patel
In todays heavily social media world, sometime Read more
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