Catching A Cold?

Well, it’s that time a year again when everyone is catching a cold.  Often times during this time of year it’s easy for a cold to turn into Bronchitis or Pneumonia.  Don’t let this happen to you! Two things tend to happen here.  Either you call to cancel your appointment because you have a cold […]

MegaDosing Vitamin C for a Cold? A Better Option… Camu Camu

So, it’s that time of year when people get run down and start catching those colds and flus.  I wrote a couple of weeks ago about preventing the flu and stopping those immune busting behaviors.  Hopefully you are trying to utilize some of those!  However, I’m hearing a lot about people using Emergen C packets […]

How to Prevent the Flu…No Shot Required!

It’s officially fall and winter is coming so now is the best time to prevent colds & the flu this year. Better to start now then be sorry later.  You all know that I’m not a big fan of the flu shot, so I have put together a list for you that should help you […]

When Do You Need Acupuncture?

When do you need acupuncture the most?  Hmm. The answer seems to be when you think you don’t!  It’s sort of like exercise in that regard, when you least want it is usually when you most need it.  I try to explain this all the time because I tend to get two lines from patients regarding […]

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6 Healthy Alternatives to the Flu Shot

Well, the media is telling us this year is a bad year for the flu and urging everyone to get their flu shots.  I feel like I hear this every year honestly.  I’m asked frequently if I get the flu shot.  I don’t.  Personally, I feel there are better options with much less risk.  But […]

What is Cupping

The Art of Cupping. What is it exactly people ask me. The theory goes that it forces the qi and blood to move.  Just as massage kneads the body to get things loose and moving, cupping uses a suction action to create the movement.  It’s a bit like getting the vacuum attached to you.  Honestly, […]

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Stay Cold & Flu Free

Well, it’s fall, the weather is changing, the kids are back in school and it’s that time of year when those bugs start going around.  Nobody wants to catch the latest cold or flu that’s going around. The best defense is a strong offense.  It is easier to be proactive and prevent these bugs from attacking […]

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