Allergy Season — Whoa!

It’s Not Too Late for Treatment The good news this spring: that awful drought was vanquished — for the present, anyway. The bad news is that our beloved trees, grasses, and blossoms are bursting with pollen, and that affects many of you. For awhile, these late spring rains have held back some of the blooms,.. read more →

How to Stay Healthy in Autumn Weather

These Autumn Breezes As with all seasonal changes, some aspects of autumn weather are anticipated with pleasure and others are cause for worry. The summer heat lets up and there’s something to relish about the crisp autumn air, even in California where seasonal changes are more subtle. With the fall and cooler weather, we begin anticipating.. read more →

Insomnia: Sleep Better with Acupuncture and Herbs

Chinese Medicine for Insomnia The subject of sleep has been coming up recently; clients are asking about the value of sleeping pills, how to fall asleep and stay asleep, and how to have a better quality of sleep. They wonder if my training in Chinese medicine can help them. Yes, it can! I believe that.. read more →

Power of Chinese Medicine to Heal

Because acupuncture and herbal formulas are being used to treat more and more of our modern illnesses and deep systemic disorders, I find myself continually amazed at the results that this profession is obtaining.  This latest example, published in our professional newspaper, Acupuncture Today, took my breath away.  The title is “Beating Tourette’s, Gaining Life”,.. read more →

Growing Awareness of the Power of Chinese Medicine

Because acupuncture and herbal formulas are being used to treat more and more of our modern illnesses and deep systemic disorders, I find myself continually amazed at the results that this profession is obtaining.  This latest example, published in our professional newspaper, Acupuncture Today, took my breath away.  The title is “Beating Tourette’s, Gaining Life”,.. read more →

Chinese Medicine and the Common Cold

The Merck Manual describes the common cold as an acute viral infection of the respiratory tract, with inflammation in any or all airways, including the sinuses, throat, larynx, and often the trachea and bronchi. Fever and more severe symptoms such as aches, chills, sore throat, etc., are usually characteristics of the flu. Why doesn’t Western.. read more →

Chinese Medicine for the Common Cold

The Common Cold The Merck Manual describes the common cold as an acute viral infection of the respiratory tract, with inflammation in any or all airways, including the sinuses, throat, larynx, and often the trachea and bronchi. Fever and more severe symptoms such as aches, chills, sore throat, etc., are usually characteristics of the flu… read more →