Chinese Herbs

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Chinese herbs work to alter circulation, metabolism, body fluids, hormones and emotions. There are many types of herbs. Some herbs have anti-microbial properties while some reduce fever. Other herbs have anti-inflammatory properties. Unlike Western pharmaceuticals, the balance and interaction of all the ingredients are considered more important than the effect of individual ingredients.

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Mayan Abdominal Massage For Women

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Folk healers and midwives of Central America believe that the uterus represents a woman’s center. When it is out of balance, the woman will also fall out of balance. The uterine ligaments are designed to stretch so as to accommodate a growing fetus during pregnancy. However, these ligaments and the pelvic muscles can loosen and weaken, causing the uterus to become displaced. When reproductive organs shift, they constrict the normal flow of blood and lymph, and disrupt nerve connections.

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Back To School Immune Boosters

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It’s that time again… the kids are back in school! For many parents, this time of year brings a mixture of relief and dread. There is relief in no longer having to keep your child occupied all day. There is dread in knowing that you have officially entered the “germs” season. You and your family can now look forward to bouncing from one illness to another as if you were playing a game of viral hopscotch! Not to worry, here are some steps you can take to keep your family healthy this year.

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Eating for Fertility

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One of the most common questions that my fertility patients ask me is “What should I be eating?”  While I may make more specific suggestions depending on a patient’s constitution or presenting symptoms, here are some guidelines that I think could benefit almost anyone.

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All terminology and medical statements in this website are based on the Traditional Chinese Medical model.