June 21st is Summer Solstice, or the longest day of the year. During the summer solstice your yang energy reaches its peak. It is important to harness the peak of this yang energy, because as summer shifts into fall, yang energy will … [Read more...] about June 21st is Summer Solstice
We're so happy to announce a new member to our team! Jenny is trilingual in Mandarin, Korean and English and she is finishing up her doctorate at Emperor's College in Los Angeles specializing in Women's Health and Fertility. She is a … [Read more...] about Introducing our new acupuncturist Jenny Kim!
Most people have heard of the field of acupuncture by now, but did you realize the scope of the practice encompasses Chinese medicine, which includes so much more than needles? Let’s explore this ancient therapy. First of all, the … [Read more...] about Acupuncture: Not Just Needles
In Traditional Chinese Medicine, each season is ruled by a particular organ system and spring is connected to the LIVER. What does this mean? Well, you probably notice changes in the way you feel, both physically and mentally, as the … [Read more...] about Does Your Liver Need a Spring Tune-up?
By: Kim M. Filkins, L.Ac. There is a lot of history and theory behind Traditional Chinese Medicine when you consider it is a medical system about 3,000 years old. There are five elements and five seasons in TCM. Each element has … [Read more...] about The Liver and Spring
Article donated by Bad Krause Self-care is an important part of mental health. When we fail to be proactive about things like relaxation and sleep, it can manifest in some scary ways. It can lead to “overload burnout” where you push … [Read more...] about Self-Care for Your Mental Health: Relax More, Reduce Stress and Sleep Better
In a series of studies performed and published by Georgetown University Medical Center, researchers demonstrated how acupuncture can decrease stress hormones using rats as the models. The studies were performed by Ladan Eshkevari, PhD, … [Read more...] about Acupuncture and the Adrenal Glands
Everyone feels cold sometimes, but some people are perpetually chilled to a point where it interferes with their lives. From a Traditional Chinese Medicine perspective, there are two different kinds of cold in the body: full cold and … [Read more...] about Why am I so cold?