Cleansing

Cleansing

Every few months, especially this time of year after two big holidays, I am inundated with calls from patients interested in doing some sort of cleanse or detox. Whether you ate too much matzo or chocolate Easter bunnies or both, the request is still the same. “I ate too much and overindulged and now I have to clean myself out…

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Flower Power

"April showers bring May Flowers,” but did you know flowers bring health and beauty? Flowers are commonly used in cosmetic preparations for skin and hair. There are hundreds of medical studies that have taken place to prove the efficacy of botanicals used for the treatment of skin and hair. Science is looking to Mother Nature for a more beautiful and…

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Integrative Weight Management

Integrative Weight Management

Before there were fad diets, nutritionist or television shows that featured people going through grueling challenges to lose weight there was Chinese Dietary Therapy. Chinese Dietary Therapy is seen as a sub-group of Chinese Herbal Medicine, where the TCM practitioner gives dietary guidance on a wide range of foods to support the health recovery process. This therapy has a history…

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What is Acupuncture

What Is Acupuncture

What is acupuncture? Acupuncture is a system of healthcare aimed at naturally promoting health and alleviating sickness through the stimulation of very specific anatomical points, known as acupuncture points, throughout the body. These points generally lie along meridians, or energy channels, that run through and along the surface of the body. It is believed that pain and sickness occur when…

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