Welcome to the Yin Yang House!Explore the world of Chinese Medicine, including tools such as Acupuncture and Herbal Medicine. Our network of sites are offered to help guide you on your journey.This is our blog which contains research, theory and general interest level articles related to Chinese Medicine and associated systems.Other sections of our site are described below. Our clinic is in Chattanooga, TN. For questions, please use our forums.Recent Blog Posts+Tongue Diagnosis – Study Explores Changes During Menstruation Chad Dupuis, July 18, 2016July 19, 2016, General There are many diagnostic signs that are explored within Chinese Medicine when forming a diagnosis and treatment plan. Two... Read more +Do Men and Women Respond Differently To Acupuncture? And What Does It Mean? Chad Dupuis, May 23, 2016May 23, 2016, Acupuncture There are literally volumes of acupuncture studies. Many use fairly standard research procedures including trying to have a reasonable... Read more +Acupuncture with Metformin for Diabetes and Obesity Better Than Metformin Alone (Study) Chad Dupuis, May 23, 2016May 23, 2016, Acupuncture According to the World Health Organization the global rates of diabetes have risen in the last 30 years by... Read more +Meta-Analysis Finds Acupuncture Effective for Sleep Apnea Chad Dupuis, May 2, 2016May 2, 2016, Acupuncture Approximately 1 out of every 15 Americans are likely to have sleep apnea. This amounts to roughly 14 million... Read more Blog SectionsAcupuncture Bodywork Energywork General Herbal Medicine Internal Arts Lifestyle Yin Yang House News View All PostsOur Blogs PostsOur Sites THEORYPoints / Herbs / Protocols FORUMQuestions / Discussions STOREHerbal Products / Books / DVDs CHATTANOOGA CLINICAcupuncture / Massage / Tai ChiOur Theory Site Our Theory Site contains detailed information about the theories comprising Chinese Medicine as well as other Complementary approaches. 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We provide acupuncture, massage therapy, tong ren therapy, qi gong, tai chi, yoga, and meditation instruction and more.Clinic InformationClinic Directions / ContactSchedule Online Randomly Selected PostsAcupuncture Outperforms Glucosamine HCL over the Long-Term for Knee Osteoarthritis Chad Dupuis, January 24, 2012June 15, 2015, Acupuncture Glucosamine Hydrochloride (HCL) is often recommended for the management of joint pain by many western and alternative practitioners from... Read more Introduction To Reiki Chad Dupuis, July 1, 2009June 15, 2015, Energywork What follows is an introductory article about Reiki offered to us by Reine Barjkana, Reiki Master. The article explains... Read more Great Article About the Legacy and Future of Traditional Chinese Medicine Chad Dupuis, August 3, 2012June 15, 2015, Acupuncture I rarely post links to other articles without providing my own commentary or discussion. The following news story from... Read more Plum Blossom Needling and Cupping for Facial Palsy/Bell’s Palsy Superior to Laser Irradiation Chad Dupuis, March 5, 2012June 15, 2015, Acupuncture Bell’s palsy is a commonly treated condition with acupuncture/Chinese Medicine as most western treatment options do not lead to... Read more Chattanooga Sliding Scale Acupuncture Clinic Coverage Chad Dupuis, February 19, 2009June 15, 2015, Yin Yang House News Our local paper, the Chattanooga Times Free Press, recently ran a story describing our new Community Acupuncture Clinic. The... Read more Austrian Study Shows Effectiveness of Acupuncture for Endometriosis Chad Dupuis, September 1, 2010June 15, 2015, Acupuncture In the European Journal of Obstetrics, Gynecology and Reproductive Biology researchers from the Department of Internal Medicine at Kaiserin... Read more Acupuncture for Irritable Bowel Syndrome (IBS) – Needling Depth May Lead to Improved Results Chad Dupuis, December 13, 2011June 15, 2015, Acupuncture Acupuncture and related Chinese Medicine techniques are commonly used to treat a wide range of digestive and bowel related... Read more Researchers Find Acupuncture Outperforms Topamax for Migraines Chad Dupuis, December 13, 2011June 15, 2015, Acupuncture Taiwanese researchers from Kuang Tien General Hospital recently conducted a study comparing acupuncture versus the western medication Topamax (topiramate,... Read more Exploring Further...Chinese Medicine is vast and deep, please use our menus, follow our links and read our articles to explore this medicine.Please do not hesitate to ask questions, or start discussions, in our our forums.But, please, use our search tools before submitting questions in our forums.There is a good chance the answers are already here somewhere. Enjoy this new world!