How Can Traditional Chinese Medicine Help with Alzheimer’s?

September is Alzheimer’s Awareness month, so it only makes sense that I would focus a blog post on this heartbreaking condition.  Let’s start with what Alzheimer’s Disease is: Alzheimer’s is the most common form of dementia. Dementia refers to changes in the brain impacting a person’s ability to focus, think in an organized way, learn […]

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Blood

Let’s talk about blood. (I know what you’re thinking, “Finally! Something I’ve at least heard of”. That or, “I’m woozy” but I promise not to include pictures.) From a Western perspective, blood is the name for the fluid that is produced in the bone marrow, and flows through our veins. It’s comprised of red and […]

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The Lymphatic System

What do you know about your lymphatic system? Chances are you haven’t heard much about it outside of your doctor checking for swollen lymph nodes when you’re sick. But the fact is, the lymphatic system is the unsung hero of the body! What’s so great about it? The lymphatic system spans your entire body, and […]

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Traditional Chinese Medicine for Kids

It’s August, and if your family is anything like mine, that means back-to-school season. That means buying school supplies, checking that clothes still fit, and trying to squeeze in a little more summer fun before our days fill up again and the weather turns cold. But it also means (or should mean) making sure our […]

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Green Tea

You guys, I’ve finally found it. I’ve found the herb that both Traditional Chinese Medicine and Western Medicine agree is amazing. Granted, the mechanisms of healing may look different from TCM vs. Western medicine, but they both agree that it’s effective. If you’ve been keeping up on my blogs, I’ve alluded to this magical super […]

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