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Anxiety: What you need to know

Dec 15, 2014 / 5:00 am

Anxiety disorders have been deemed one of the most prevalent mental health problems in Canada. Anxiety is defined as “a persistent sense of apprehension...

Tongue diagnosis

Dec 1, 2014 / 5:00 am

Acupuncture & Chinese Medicine treatment involves a detailed inspection of the patient’s tongue to obtain diagnostic information about the current...

Reasons to drink green tea

Nov 17, 2014 / 5:00 am

Green tea has been used for centuries in Chinese Medicine as an easy and refreshing way to promote and maintain health. With its popularity increasing in the...

Healthcare coverage for Acupuncture

Nov 3, 2014 / 5:00 am

With 2014 almost in the books many people are beginning to think about their New Year resolutions. I have personally noticed that for many people their...

Acupuncture for Insomnia

Oct 20, 2014 / 5:00 am

Let's face it, insomnia is no fun: the tossing, the turning, the sleepless nights, and the lack of energy throughout the day. According to Chinese Medicine...

Preventive medicine and your health

Oct 6, 2014 / 5:00 am

From a Chinese Medicine perspective health is the ability of the human body to respond appropriately to a wide variety of challenges in a way that ensures...

What can Acupuncture treat?

Sep 22, 2014 / 5:00 am

Since the late 90’s the World Health Organization (WHO) has recognized Acupuncture as a safe and effective treatment for numerous symptoms, diseases, and...

Kicking the habit with ear Acupuncture

Sep 8, 2014 / 5:00 am

The use of auricular (ear) Acupuncture to treat people with substance abuse problems has been on the rise since the 1970’s, when a five-point ear...

Oh poop!

Aug 11, 2014 / 5:00 am

Poop, it’s something each and everyone one of us does or should do on a daily basis. It’s regularity, consistency, and form gives us an accurate...

Acupuncture: how does it work?

Jul 28, 2014 / 5:00 am

One of the most common questions I get asked as an Acupuncturist is also the same reason why I studied Chinese Medicine, which is “how does Acupuncture...

Lower back pain you were unaware of

Jul 14, 2014 / 5:00 am

Lower back or lumbar pain is something that most people will have to deal with at some point in their lives. It can be brought on by an assortment of activities...

Treating IBS with Chinese Medicine

Jun 30, 2014 / 5:00 am

Irritable bowel syndrome (IBS) is an extremely common gastro-intestinal disorder that is diagnosed by conventional medicine when there are symptoms of:...

Cupping therapy

Jun 16, 2014 / 5:00 am

When most people hear the phrase "cupping therapy" they usually default to an image of a Chinese Medicine Practitioner wielding a small flaming...

Are herbal medicines right for you?

Jun 2, 2014 / 5:00 am

Chinese Herbal Medicine and Acupuncture together form the pillars of Traditional Chinese Medicine. Each modality has stood the test of time with proven success...

Traditional and physio acupuncture

May 19, 2014 / 5:00 am

As a Registered Acupuncturist (R.Ac) and Chinese Medicine Practitioner (R.TCMP) which is a health practitioner that practices Traditional Acupuncture, I am...

Tips to manage anger

May 5, 2014 / 5:00 am

Anger is a very powerful, normal and healthy emotion. In its positive form anger gives us the drive to achieve and accomplish goals. However, in its negative...

Plantar fasciitis

Apr 21, 2014 / 5:00 am

Plantar fasciitis is one of the most common causes of heel pain. The pain is typically felt from the heel and stretches along the arch of the foot. Most people...

Overcoming indigestion with acupuncture

Apr 7, 2014 / 5:00 am

Indigestion also known as dyspepsia in Western medicine and food stasis in Chinese Medicine is a very common digestive disorder. The main causes of indigestion...

Eight facts about acupuncture

Mar 10, 2014 / 5:00 am

When you hear the word Acupuncture what’s the first thing that comes to your mind? For most people it's something random like needles, China,...

Beating the winter blues

Feb 24, 2014 / 5:00 am

I don’t think there is anyone amongst us who hasn’t at one time or another experienced the “winter blues”. Whether it was feelings of no...

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