Cold & Flu Season Saviors

It’s almost fall! That means cold and flu season is going to be the talk of the town. Lucky for me and you, we have remedies that will quell those evil germs that challenge our immune system. No need to be laid up for a few days. Below are our Top Five Cold & Flu Season Saviors: Number […]

What Can Acupuncture Treat

In 1996 (far too long ago), a report was published by the World Health Organization (WHO) that contained data on the effectiveness of acupuncture based on controlled clinical trials. Below are following conditions and diseases that have been shown through controlled trials to be treated effectively by acupuncture: low back pain neck pain sciatica tennis elbow knee pain […]

Failure, Why it is Important

“Failure is very important. It introduces you to ideas that you never want to return to.” – anonymous If you’ve ever failed at anything you’re likely shaking your head at the truth stated within the quote above. What do you do when you continue to fail? Try, try and try again? But aren’t we suppose […]

A Choice in Healthcare

Most recently a close friend of mine asked for my opinion on signs and symptoms her brother presented with. We’ll call her brother, “John.” My friend mentioned that John had seen one western medical physician who had completed a number of tests that showed no significant results for a diagnosis. John then saw another physician […]

Find Balance Everyday

There has been quite some time since my last post and this one. Although daily doings have kept me busy, I constantly found myself wondering about the concept of balance. What does that mean to have balance? Webster defines it as, “the state of having your weight spread equally so that you do not fall.” Chinese Medicine […]

A Change in Season

It is nearly the end of the third full week in August. Wherever you may be, you’re likely feeling a shift in the weather. Here in Asheville, the days are still warm, but the mornings are damp with humidity. Our afternoons are often covered with rainfall and sundown brings a cool breeze. This climatic period in Chinese […]

How I Got Here

One of my favorite questions to ask fellow colleagues is “how did you discover this path?” or better yet, “how did this path discover you?” I love this question because everyone has a different story. For me, it begins in summer 2008. I was living in Washington, D.C. where I was working my first full-time […]