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Living According to the Winter Season with Chinese MedicineLiving According to the Winter Season with Chinese Medicine

 

By Emma Suttie, D.Ac, AP

The ancient Chinese created a system of medicine thousands of years ago that is still used to this day. It has evolved over time and is still used effectively to treat modern diseases. Chinese medicine is only a part of a greater concept the ancient Chinese used to live their everyday lives. It is a branch that springs from a larger tree that encompasses all aspects of life. This is why the doctor of Chinese medicine does not only deal with the body, or physical aspects of one's health, they are teachers educating patients on how to live a healthy and balanced lifestyle, because this is how we attain health, and the Chinese knew it. It is deeply entrenched in their medicine. More...  

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The Psoas Muscle and its Role in Back Health The Psoas Muscle and its Role in Back Health

By Albert Vaca, L.Ac.

In our clinic, we treat many patients who are experiencing back pain, which is not surprising since 80 percent of people experience back discomfort at some time in their life. Part of our assessment process to get to the root of a patientís pain is examining the different muscles that play a role in keeping your back and core strong. More...

 

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Different Brain Responses to Electro-Acupuncture and Moxibustion Treatment in Patients with Crohn's Disease

Effects of Electroacupuncture at ST25 and BL25 in a Sennae-Induced Rat Model of Diarrhoea-Predominant Irritable Bowel Syndrome

Rheum Emodin Inhibits Enterovirus 71 Viral Replication and Affects the Host Cell Cycle Environment

Ask Dr. MaoQ: I used to eat all the right foods: yams, pumpkin soup, parsley, cilantro, green leafy vegetables, and almonds. Then I got a kidney stone. All the foods that have been called healthy are now supposedly unhealthy. What are your thoughts on this?

A: It is true that some of these foods in high concentrations and under specific conditions may cause kidney stones. However, ruling out any serious conditions with the kidneys or congenital conditions, I believe the cause for stone formation is probably due to lack of sufficient water intake. You need at least 80 ounces of fluids per day to properly flush out the kidneys.

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