Feeling Empty — Like There’s Nothing Inside

The feeling of emptiness is a symptom, a message telling you something’s out of balance and very often it’s the earth element asking to be fed — not necessarily food, but some sort of nurturing. We often look for other…

A Broken Heart is Considered a Disease

Chinese Medicine recognized thousands of years ago that a broken heart is a disease. When someone experiences a break up through separation, divorce or death, their heart takes a big hit. We’ve all heard stories of how after a man’s…

Are you a pack rat?

Is your room or office so filled with boxes and papers that you can barely make it to your desk without tripping? Is your partner bugging you because they can’t stand seeing newspapers two years old lying around? The truth…

How Does Acupuncture Work?

Here’s a Time Magazine article that discusses the workings of acupuncture, but it’s important to remember that not all acupuncturists are going to work for everyone. There’s a special relationship that develops with an acupuncturist — there ought to be…

Health Begins in Your Mouth

Every tooth is anchored to an organ through a meridian pathway. For example, your canines are connected to your liver and gall bladder. If you have an infection (cavitation) in one of your canines, your liver and gall bladder are…

Compliant Patients — What’s in it for Them?

In general, when a patient is compliant and keeps their weekly appointments, they start to feel better, sometimes better than they ever imagined. One such woman, after five sessions, who suffered from terrible low back and knee pain, cannot believe…

“I don’t understand why I’m feeling so tired and weird”

I hear this so often as winter and spring play tug of war with each other. I stopped into a local art shop yesterday and the three women there were practically falling on the floor they felt so wiped out….

Spring Arrived February 3 According to the Chinese Calendar

To ensure you have a successful spring, now is the time to think about your tune up if you’ve been a regular patient. The daffodils in my yard are also telling me that spring is here even though we are…