The ability to let go is related to the strength of the metal element in your body. (Image:  pixabay  /  CC0 1.0)

Metal: The Purist

The ability to let go is related to the strength of the metal element in our body. The lungs and the large intestine are the organs that correspond with the metal element. These are the only two organs that open…

Traditional Chinese medicine treatment for people with breast cancer can be used for multiple purposes. (Image:  Kristoffer Trolle via  flickr  CC BY 2.0 )

Acupuncture Can Aid in the Care of Breast Cancer

Patients diagnosed with breast cancer often suffer from stress generated by the diagnostic procedures. They face decisions about treatment options and the impact the diagnosis will have on their professional and personal lives. The stress can generate multiple biological changes…

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Metal: The Purist

The ability to let go is related to the strength of the metal element in our body. The lungs and the large intestine are the organs that correspond with the…

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3 Foods for Winter

Turnips, pears, and ginger are must-have foods in the winter. What makes this odd trio an effective combination during the cold winter months?

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A Herbal Treatment for Back Pain

Eucommia bark (Du Zhong) is used in traditional Chinese medicine to treat back and leg pain. It is also one of the 50 fundamental herbs used in Chinese herbology.

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Acupuncture Can Aid in the Care of Breast Cancer

Patients diagnosed with breast cancer often suffer from stress generated by the diagnostic procedures. They face decisions about treatment options and the impact the diagnosis will have on their professional…

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Earthing: Our Vital Connection to the Earth

What could help Tour de France riders sleep soundly, heal road rash and tendinitis, and feel vitality and high morale during the grueling days of the race? The secret is…

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How to Find a Good Acupuncturist

Many people wonder how to find a good acupuncturist. To answer this simple question, it is important to understand what acupuncture is and how it works.

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The Five Elements and the Human Body

In Chinese medicine, a human body is divided into five systems: wood, fire, earth, metal, and water. Human organs and tissues correspond to the five elements. The body’s five systems…

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Say Goodbye to Insomnia

Insomnia affects millions of individuals, their families, and communities. Sufferers have trouble falling asleep or staying asleep, or they wake up too early and are unable to get back to…

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Can Orange Light Really Help Mental Disorders?

Can orange light therapy really help people who have serious mental disorders, like those who hear voices and see things that aren’t there? Or people who are thinking about committing…

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Sage: The Herb of Wisdom

Sage (Salvia officinalis) is a small, compact shrub that is native to the hills of Croatia, Dalmatia, and along the Mediterranean Coast to Spain. In the wild, it can be…

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Treat Snoring Naturally

Sleep is the process your body goes through to restore energy and get rid of fatigue. Adequate sleep, a balanced diet, and proper exercise are accepted throughout the world as…

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Healing Cancer Without Medicine

“We found a malignant tumor” is the last thing anyone wants to hear their doctor say, as it is understood to be a terminal condition. Yet CNN has reported cases…

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Listen to Your Body in the Morning

Chronic diseases, such as diabetes, arthritis, and high blood pressure, are easier to treat when diagnosed early. It’s important to know the warning signs and to act on them. Your…