How To Use Chinese Medicine To Improve Heart Health

February is officially American Heart Month! Beside it clearly being part of a conspiracy to increase heart-shaped candy company sales (kidding!), American Heart Month is a time for us to bring more awareness to heart health. Heart disease is the #1 cause of death in the US and has been since 1921, and although we […]

How is Sugar Affecting Your Health?

For most people, some added sugar in the diet is fine and will not cause short or long term health issues. In small quantities, the body has several mechanisms for using sugar effectively and disposing of the excess. However, the problem that most of us face is the realization that “some” is not a whole […]

Does Acupuncture Hurt?

For all the Millennials reading this with a short attention span, the short answer is: NO… OK, thanks for reading! For the rest of you, here is why acupuncture does not hurt: Acupuncture needles are as thin, or sometimes thinner, than a single human hair. If you compare the size of an acupuncture needle to […]