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Moxibustion, or "moxa", is a widely utlizied adjunctive technique in Chinese Medicine. It involves the burning of an herb, ai ye ("mugwort") on or near the skin at certain points or above certain areas based on symptoms. A general introduction can be found in my "What Is Moxibustion?" article. Moxa…

Crohn's disease is one of a number of inflammatory bowel diseases. Generally symptoms involve inflammation modulated abdominal pain, diarrhea, weight loss and malnutrition. The prevalence of the condition is higher in smokers and in those who overuse NSAID's and/or antibiotics, but this range of co…

by Abby Stewart, LMT Manual lymphatic drainage (MLD) is a technique used in the prevention and treatment of both edema and lymphedema. It is estimated that worldwide, 1 in 30 people suffer from lymphedema, an incurable condition that requires constant care and attention in order to control symptoms…

According to the World Health Organization the global rates of diabetes have risen in the last 30 years by approximately 300 million cases.  Currently there are over 400 million cases of type II diabetes globally.  People who are clinically obese, a strong contributing factor to type II diabetes, …

The beneficial effects of acupuncture on improving outcomes during western chemo cancer treatments have been well established in both clinical outcomes and in research studies. The reductions in nausea and/or vomiting from chemo are very beneficial not just from an obvious viewpoint, but many time…

Acupuncture is often used for a range of issues during pregnancy and birth.  There, of course, is using acupuncture for fertility issues.  While there is growing awareness around the usage of acupuncture for fertility issues, once pregnant, there is less awareness of pregnancy treatment options and…

Below you will find commonly used acupressure points located on the chest and abdomen.  Chest and abdomen points are helpful for a range of conditions including fatigue, breathing problems, digestive issues, anxiety and other emotional imbalances and more.  For acupressure points on other parts of …

This is the fifth and final edition in my general introductory series to the five main organ systems (5 elements) in Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM). As we are heading into fall we are entering into the Lung phase of our body's seasonal cycle. Similar to previous articles on the Liver, Kidney…

This the fourth edition in my general introduction to the meridian/organ systems in Chinese Medicine will focus on the Stomach and Spleen meridians. As we have discussed in previous articles on the Liver, Kidney, and Heart systems, Chinese Medicine uses meridians named after and related to our p…

The second in a series demystifying Chinese Medicine Theory for Patients and the General Public Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM) provides us with unique and illustrative ways of looking at our health and relationships between ourselves, others, and our environment. This series of articles is par…

I write often about dietary change and the health benefits of improving this arena of our lives. I write about it often not because the subject is overly complex, just that it is difficult for people to change habits. For some eating is just what they do at certain times of the day or when they …

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