Chinese Medicine And Acupuncture For Transgender People

I love Chinese medicine because it is authentically holistic and it can be as spiritual, artistic and esoteric and as medical and physical as the practitioner wants it to be. I am an acupuncturist and an herbalist so I prescribe Chinese herbs to my patients. Chinese medicine and acupuncture are… Continue reading

Chinese Medicine And The Five-Element Theory

People are always interested in understanding what’s happening with their health. Taoists and other ancient Chinese philosophers developed a framework for doing this, which is still used today. This concept is called the five-element theory in Chinese medicine. As you start to use the five-element theory as a way to… Continue reading

Chinese Medicine, Acupuncture And Pregnancy

In this article, I’ll be discussing a topic surrounded by excitement, fear and the list of do’s and don’ts that can be more than a little overwhelming. I’m talking about those 40 weeks in a woman’s life that change everything. I’m talking about pregnancy. More specifically, I will be discussing… Continue reading

Chinese Nutritional Therapy And 5 Element DietFor A Healthier Happier You

Nutrition and diet is so essential for our well-being and health since it’s the best way in gaining the qi (energy) we need to survive. Acquiring the Qi You Need We’re all born with a certain amount of qi that were inherited from our parents; from the air  we breathe,… Continue reading

Chinese Bodywork Massage Therapy (Tuina Therapy)

Tuina is a 2,000 year-old Chinese healing art based on the traditional Chinese medicine principle of the flow of vital energy called chi via energy channels within the body known as Meridians. Through the administration of manipulation and massage techniques, Tuina aims to bring about a more harmonious movement of… Continue reading