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Women's Health

Decoding Your Period through the Lens of Chinese Medicine, Part 2: The 4 Stages of the Menstrual Cycle

In Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM), the rhythm of the menstrual cycle depends on specific interactions between Yin and Yang energies in the menstruating body. Yin …

menstrual cycle
Women's Health

Decoding Your Period through the Lens of Chinese Medicine, Part 1: Color

In Chinese medicine, observing the patterns, fluctuations and shifts in your monthly cycle has long been regarded as a reliable indicator of overall health. The …

fibrocystic breasts
Women's Health

Notice a lump in your breast? It could be fibrocystic breasts.

Did you know that more than half of people with breasts experience fibrocystic breast changes during their lifetime? Fibrocystic breasts are composed of non-cancerous nodular …

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AcupunctureChinese Herbal Medicine

How Can Chinese Medicine Help with Fibroids?

Have you or someone you know been diagnosed with uterine fibroids and are wondering what the next step should be? Chinese medicine can be a …

castor oil
Chinese Herbal MedicineGeneral Wellness

Castor Oil Packs for Health

I was first introduced to the magic of castor oil by the acupuncturist that I had been seeing over a decade ago. He suggested that …

10 Tricks and Tips for Easing Pregnancy, Pregnancy, Labor and Postpartum
Labor & BirthPostpartum

10 Helpful Hints for Pregnancy, Labor and Postpartum

—from the Prenatal Yoga Center Please enjoy this list of 10 healthful hints for pregnancy, labor and postpartum. Much of this information is gathered from …

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