How long does it take acupuncture to work?
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What Does Acupuncture Feel Like?
It feels like that moment when you experience a sudden jump of fluency level in the new language wit[more]
But Chinese medicine does not seem scientific
  If you mean petri dish, negative-pressure laboratory scientific, then no. It is not. B[more]
About Chinese Medicine
Chinese medicine, which traditionally has included both the use of acupuncture and herbs, is one of [more]
What Is Chinese Medicine?
Traditionally Chinese medicine includes a combination of acupuncture, herbal medicine, massage, diet[more]
Why People Use Chinese Medicine
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Acupuncture & Chinese Herbal Medicine
Here in the West we often equate Chinese medicine with acupuncture, in fact Chinese medicine is[more]
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Cupping
Cupping has been around for thousands of years and used by many cultures; it helps to promote optimu[more]
Anyone who has experienced the deep relief from muscle tension that cupping provides knows about the[more]
Does spring's fragrant exhale have you longing for cold winter days? Feeling like you are trapped in[more]
We hear this a lot because insurance companies in Missouri rarely cover acupuncture treatments, whic[more]
Are you satisfied with the results of your current solution for seasonal allergies? If so, click [more]
There is really nothing magical or special about Chinese medicine. Much of it is just plain old (un)[more]
Any sufficiently advanced technology is indistinguishable from magic—Arthur C. Clark I really d[more]
  When dealing with trauma or pain, remember-- Ice is for dead things! The Chinese mar[more]
  Oddly enough, your weight has very little to do with the calories you consume and acupunctu[more]
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  When antibiotics fail; more is not always better when treating urinary tract infections. [more]
If you have experienced issues with fertility, then you likely have put acupuncture and Chinese medi[more]
Acupuncture is well known for its ability to treat pain, regulate a woman's menstrual cycle, and ins[more]
Chinese medicine operates on a set of principles different from those upon which western scienc[more]
  While well-known (and justifiably so) for the treatment of pain. Acupuncture and Chinese h[more]
Fat is the New Black- understanding and using a ketogenic diet for metabolic health
We all have an idea about what a “healthy” diet looks like. And it can be confusing as conflicti[more]
Fat vs. Carbs Smackdown, see which one is making you fat
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Acupuncture is expensive?
We hear this a lot because insurance companies in Missouri rarely cover acupuncture treatments, whic[more]
Learning Courage
At dinner with a friend the other night, we discussed some of the traits we were grateful to have ac[more]
Falling apart, or falling together?
I first noticed it in Taipei while immersing myself in Chinese. Erroneously, I thought that the drip[more]
Jane Lewis in Saint Louis
Jane Lewis is a facilitator who works with groups and individuals to help them uncover hidden resour[more]
Chinese medicine for diabetes and metabolic syndrome
There are two kinds of diabetes. Type I is caused by the insulin producing cells of pancreas failing[more]
How does Chinese medicine work?
I get this question all the time, but I think there is actually another question that is lurking ben[more]
Acupuncture and the Treatment of GERD
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The Jewish Mother’s Guide to Chinese Medicine
There is really nothing magical or special about Chinese medicine. Much of it is just plain old (un)[more]
Acupuncture for the common cold
We all know that scratchy metallic taste in the back of the throat that snaps you out of the daily r[more]
Summer Cold
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This is a demonstration of Jane Lewis using the process of facilitative questioning to get to the he[more]
It does not come easy for most Americans. It does not come easy for those of us raised on a diet[more]
It's crowded in Taiwan. Crowded in a way that most Americans would not want to think too long a[more]
It's a complicated perfume of lurid tropical flowers and scooter exhaust, mixed with out[more]
In the rush and tumble obedience to laboratory science Chinese medicine in China has embraced the is[more]

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