Calm Your Anxiety Naturally

  Anxiety is described in many different ways. It can feel exhausting, baffling, frightening, and frustrating—all at the same time. For many people, symptoms sneak up suddenly and out of the blue. For others, it can be a predictable reaction to specific situations or events, such as insects, tight spaces, or social situations. That said, […]

Immunity and Chinese Medicine

With the onset of spring and then again in late summer I tend to see an increase in patients who struggle with allergies. Boosting immunity is the key to alleviating these symptoms. They may already be in full allergy misery, or simply anticipating the coming season. They’re the ones with the itchy eyes and ears, […]

Boo for the University of California, Berkeley Wellness Letter

Up until the June 2009 issue, I’ve had very few complaints with the UC Berkeley Wellness Letter.   They’re a pretty conservative publication but they’ve had interesting articles and have seemed to be pretty balanced, until this issue. In the Wellness made easy section on the last page, they published this: Avoid “herbal” or “natural” weight-loss […]

Welcome

Over the course of the next few weeks (and I suppose months and years) I will be adding random thoughts, information and articles that relate to acupuncture, healthcare and life in general.  I don’t promise to be a prolific “blogger” but I do promise to share some of the things I have found interesting, alarming […]