Points Newsletter - January 2018

Keeping Your Children Healthy Through the Winter

Keeping your Children Healthy through the WinterBy Sally Goluboff, L.Ac., Dipl.O.M.

Chinese medicine has a history of treating children for over 2,000 years with acupuncture, herbal medicine, nutritional therapy and pediatric tuina bodywork. Eastern medicine has always looked for ways to prevent the onset of disease, whereas Western medicine has usually been focused on treating disease thatís already present. Your best bet is to help your children stay strong and healthy prior to the cold and flu season so their bodies can resist any viruses they may be exposed to. More...

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Winter is a Good Time to Strengthen the Kidneys

Winter is a Good Time to Strengthen the KidneysBy Soeon Park, L.Ac.

In Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM), winter is associated with the kidneys, which play an important role in most of the basic and fundamental functions of our body.

From the TCM perspective, the kidney system involves the physical kidneys, the adrenals and the bladder, which is the paired organ for the kidney system. The system also includes the kidney and bladder acupuncture meridians and goes far beyond the role of the physical kidneys as defined by Western medicine. The kidney system provides the root of our overall energy and has a large influence on our vitality, growth and reproduction. This begins when we are still in the womb and continues to play a role in how well we age throughout our life. More...

 

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Ask Dr. MaoQ: What would you recommend to treat chronic fatigue syndrome, especially for exhaustion and anxiety?

A: Chronic fatigue syndrome is a relatively new disease, and it is present predominantly in the industrialized western world. I believe it is a function of the bodyís autonomic nervous systems as they get overwhelmed by various stresses.

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