Addressing High Blood Pressure with Chinese Herbs and Acupuncture

Almost 78 million American adults have high blood pressure, according to the American Heart Association. Additional stats from the NHANES (National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey) show that almost half of these people have no control of their high blood pressure. If a person’s blood pressure reading is 140/90 (systolic-diastolic)… Continue reading

Research Shows That Acupuncture and TCM are Validated Treatments for Infertility

A lot of people are faced with the difficulty of conceiving a child due to infertility. It affects about 10% to 15% of couples, and as people age, so too the likelihood of infertility. Infertility, as defined by the World Health Organization as the incapacity to conceive a child after… Continue reading

Alopecia and Traditional Chinese Medicine Treatments For It

The exact reason for pattern baldness, or alopecia, in medical terms, is not known. Researchers in Japan may have found the gene that is responsible for hair loss, but so far, no one has been able to find a cure. The Washington Post reports that each year, Americans spend around… Continue reading

Along With Western Medicine and Traditional Chinese Medicine Can Help Resolve PCOS For Good

Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome or PCOS is a condition related to the endocrine system and is the result of undeveloped clumping of the follicle on the ovaries causing disruption in the ovaries’ normal function. However, PCOS is not merely an ovarian issue but an issue with hypothalamic action, pituitary action, ovarian… Continue reading

Preventing The Rise of Barrett’s esophagus and Esophageal Cancer with the Use of Chinese Herbal Medicine

People can develop Barrett’s esophagus when they have been suffering from long term GERD (gastro-esophageal reflux disease) and severe acid reflux. Over time, the inflammation produces cellular changes on the esophagus lining resulting in a pre-cancerous state. Certain herbs, along with lifestyle and dietary adjustments, can help heal the esophagus… Continue reading

PMS Symptoms Can All Be Resolved With Acupuncture And Herbs

Because of pre-menstrual syndrome (PMS) many women have resigned themselves to the physical and emotional roller coaster that this problem brings. Physical symptoms can include digestive problems, acne, headaches, food cravings, breast tenderness, back aches, cramping, and bloating. Psychological symptoms include depression, anger, irritability, mood swings, and weepiness. Over the… Continue reading