Acupuncture Point Locator

Interesting Tidbit Acupuncture points are located by muscles and bones and distance between landmarks on the body, such as joints, like elbow to wrist and knee to ankle.  For example, there are 12 anatomical Chinese inches between the wrist and the elbow joints, but not every body is the same size.  Sometimes I use a …

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Self-Care for Stressful Times

Most of us are not paying enough attention to self care. So many of us are having a having a difficult time mentally and emotionally today with the impact  the Covid-19 pandemic has had on our normal lives.  As hard as it is to for many people to stay positive and not be drawn into …

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How Stress and Emotions Affect Your Organs

  How Stress and Emotions Affect Your Organs Did you know that: Anger weakens your liver and gall bladder. Grief weakens your lungs and colon. Worry weakens your stomach and spleen. Stress weakens your heart and brain. Fear weakens your kidney and bladder.   Stress from anxiety and depression worsens already existing health conditions and …

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Acupuncture for Anxiety and Depression

Depression and Anxiety It’s been a long two plus years for us since Coronavirus hit Mother Earth.  It feels like a lost ship drifting at sea, going wherever the currents take it, with no sense of direction and not knowing where or when it will hit land.  People are longing for that human connection with …

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Covid-19 and Sleep

Importance of Sleep for Your Immune System The stronger your immune system, the better chance you have against Covid-19, should you catch it.  Regular restful sleep should be a priority in your life, not a luxury.  We need seven to nine hours of good quality sleep every night to keep our immune system strong.  Sleep …

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Produce You Should Always Eat Organic

Always eat organic produce when you can

There are some fruits and veggies that I believe are mandatory to at least buy organic.  To name the top ones:  Strawberries, blueberries, cherries, grapes, apples, peaches, nectarines, all lettuces, green leafy vegetables, bell peppers and tomatoes.  These are heavily laced with pesticides that you cannot wash away.  Zucchini and potatoes are GMO usually, unless …

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The High Cost of Health Care

Pharmacy

Our high health care costs today would have been unimaginable in the 1950s.  Does anyone remember the days when doctor visits actually cost $3?  That’s all my mother paid when I was in grade school. Here is an interesting piece on the evolution of health care in our country. https://www.pbs.org/healthcarecrisis/history.htm As health care costs continue …

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